Compassion: Immigration and Asylum Law

Compassion: Immigration and Asylum Law
Date
15 Jun 2017, 14:00 to 15 Jun 2017, 17:30
Type
Conference / Symposium
Venue
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description

A symposium exploring compassion in relation to immigration and asylum law – through presentations and discussion, including speakers from academia, practice, and the judiciary, plus the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration.

Speakers

  • David Bolt, The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
  • Dr. Hugo Storey, Upper Tribunal Judge (Immigration & Asylum Chamber)
  • Mark Symes, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers; co-author of Asylum Law and Practice
  • Professor James Sweeney, School of Law, Lancaster University; author of The European Court of Human Rights in the post-Cold War Era: Universality in Transition
  • Lisa Doyle, Head of Advocacy, Refugee Council
  • Dermot Feenan, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies; Founder & Convenor, Law & Compassion Research Network
  • Peter Grady, Senior Legal Officer, UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency) (UK)

Chairs

  • Sue Conlan, Senior Associate, Fountain Solicitors; former Chair of Irish Refugee Council
  • Dr. David Cantor, Director of the Refugee Law Initiative, University of London


Academic Coordinator:  Dermot Feenan, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies; Founder & Convenor, Law & Compassion Research Network.  Enquiries: dermot.feenan@sas.ac.uk

Organised in association with the Law & Compassion Research Network

3 BSB CPD hours

Fees - General Admission: £59.00; Student £20.00

Contact

IALS Events Office
ials.events@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 5800