Information law in immigration and immigration detention cases

Date: Thursday 29 January 2015

Time: 18:30 - 20:00

Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 53-54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS

Speakers: Judith Farbey QC, Mark Henderson

CPD: 1.5

Fee: Free

Doughty Street Chambers Immigration team are delighted to invite you to the ‘Information law in immigration and immigration detention cases’  seminar on 29th January 2015.

An overview of the various strands of law about getting information from defendants/respondents and non-party government departments.  Topics will include:

  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Data Protection Act
  • The right to disclosure of documents and the duty of candour in judicial review
  • The duty not to mislead and duty of "due diligence" in appeals 
  • Electronic documents
  • Documents from departments not named as defendants
  • Tactical considerations in making disclosure applications
  • Compelling the defendant to comply with disclosure requests
  • Introduction to the law of PII

Experienced trainers Judith Farbey QC and Mark Henderson will combine an explanation of legal principles with plenty of practical tips.  

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