Immigration law with Adrian Berry QC
Leading barrister Adrian Berry of Garden Court Chamber, London, delivered two important training sessions at the Law Centre to update solicitors and other legal advisers.
European Law and Immigration: The Citizens Directive 2004/38/EC and the Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2006 – UK and ECJ case law update, 25 September
This course examined the Citizenship Directive 2004/38/EC and the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006, analysing UK and European Court of Justice case law.
The Immigration Act 2014 - 26 September
a multi-level course on the changes made by the Immigration Act 2014, including
- Removal and deportation
- Article 8 ECHR
- Residential tenancies
- Bank accounts
- Driving licences
- Marriages and civil partnerships
- Nationality law
Adrian's practice spans a range of inter-related areas of public law concerning human rights and social welfare. His core areas of practice are: British nationality, EU citizenship and free movement, economic and student migration, international protection and asylum, general immigration law, homelessness and migrant welfare, child support, and social security and social assistance. His practices in the Administrative Court, the Immigration and Asylum Chambers of the First-tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal, the Administrative Appeals Chamber of the Upper Tribunal, the Court of Appeal (Civil Division), country courts and the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC). On appeal he has acted in cases before the judicial House of Lords and in cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
He is ranked in the legal directories for both immigration and social housing, appearing in Chambers and Partners where he is described as having " real flair" and as being ""excellent on EU points." In the Legal 500 he has been described as 'an "EU whiz-kid" who manages to "unscramble the EU and social security minefield with ease"', as having 'an extensive British nationality law practice', and as someone whose "commitment to ensuring that EU law can be used to benefit people who would otherwise be destitute is unwavering." He has contributed to numerous publications including Macdonald's Immigration Law and Practice (8th Edition, 2010) and Asylum Law and Practice (Bloomsbury Professional, 2010).