May 24

DT 1766 Civil claims for unlawful immigration detention: practice and procedure

To introduce practitioners to the practical and procedural steps in conducting unlawful detention claims in the civil courts.

The focus of the course will be on the CPR and practical steps involved in preparing a claim for damages for unlawful immigration detention.
 

Times
16-19.15
CPD hours
3 CPD hours
Experience
Intermediate
Areas covered
Training reference
DT 1766

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Aim of the course

To introduce practitioners to the practical and procedural steps in conducting unlawful detention claims in the civil courts. 

Topics covered

The focus of the course will be on the practical steps involved in preparing a claim for damages for unlawful immigration detention.Topics to be covered include:- Investigating a claim and initial steps- Pre-action steps- Assessing quantum and settlement strategy- Conducting civil litigation following the Jackson reforms- Issuing claims and statements of case- Allocation and cost budgeting- Disclosure- Witness statements- Expert evidence​  

Audience

Solicitors and barristers in immigration or immigration related practice with knowledge of the principles of liability in unlawful immigration detention claims and experience of bringing challenges to immigration detention who wish to develop their practice in this area.

Tutors

Janet Farrell and Jane Ryan, Bhatt Murphy Solicitiors. Graham Denholm, Landmark Chambers

Janet Farrell and Jane Ryan are solicitors at Bhatt Murphy and have extensive experience of litigating immigration detention claims.

Graham Denholm, barrister at Landmark Chambers. Graham is well-known for his work challenging immigration detention and is regularly instructed in judicial review claims in this area, as well as false imprisonment claims in the County Court and High Court. He has appeared in many high profile cases, and is the co-author of the leading textbook on the topic: Detention under the Immigration Acts: Law and Practice (OUP, 2015) (see further under Publications).