Oct 29 2008

Statutory Review and Reconsideration Orders: Access to Justice for Asylum Seekers

The Glasgow Immigration Practitioners’ Group, in association with the Scottish Refugee Council and Murray Stable, will run this event on 24th November. Lord Reed will give the keynote address, with Murray Stable members Joe Bryce, Alan Caskie and Ken Forrest also giving presentations. Full details here. The subject matter is particularly topical in the light of the consultation paper discussed in my last posting.

Chair: David McGlashan, Chair, Glasgow Immigration Practitioners’ Group

  • 09.30 —10.00 Registration and coffee
  • 10.00 —10.15 John Wilkes, CEO, Scottish Refugee Council
  • 10.15 —11.15 Sarah Craig and Maria Fletcher, School of Law, University of Glasgow, discuss their research on statutory review
  • 11.15 —11.30 Coffee
  • 11.30 —12.30 Joe Bryce and Alan Caskie, Advocates: Drafting Court of Session petitions
  • 12.30 —13.30 Lunch
  • 13.30 —14.30 The Solicitors’ Role: Nicola Loughran, Livingstone Brown, on filter applications; and David Brown, Partner, Drummond Miller LLP, on opt-ins
  • 14.30 —14.45 Coffee
  • 14.45 —15.30 Keynote Address, Lord Reed:
  • 15.30 —16.00 Q &A; A session led by Ken Forrest, Advocate
  • 16.00 Evaluation and close
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