All Articles: Practical skills

Introduction to best practice in immigration case working: 2 CPD

Check out the course contents here: This course is only available to paying members of Free Movement. If you are not already a member, you can join here and access not just this course but all of our courses. Membership starts from £20 per month a ...

7th September 2020 By

Advanced: Costs in immigration cases: 3 CPD

In increasingly hard times, winning costs in immigration litigation is increasingly vital for commercial survival. This course covers the CPR on costs, the different types of costs, case law on costs, submissions on costs and tips on pursuing a favour ...

7th April 2020 By

Introduction to social media for lawyers: 2 CPD

Get the most out of social media with a strategic approach. This course covers the reasons to use social media (and some reasons not to…), the basic principles of how social media works what others expect to see, how to sign up to different plat ...

11th October 2019 By

Advanced: Urgent injunction applications: 3 CPD

This course equips solicitors and barristers with the knowledge and skills they need to secure just outcomes for their clients and to minimise the chances of judicial criticism. It covers: the ethics of ex parte applications strategic considerations w ...

2nd August 2019 By

Introduction to immigration appeals: 1 CPD

This course covers lodging then preparing for an appeal, looking at what makes a good witness statement, drafting a skeleton argument and preparing an appeal bundle. The course is only available to paying members of Free Movement. If you are not alrea ...

7th January 2019 By

OISC Level 1 Accreditation: Online mock exams, regulations, ethics and more: 2 CPD

Studying to become an OISC Level 1 adviser? Our short online training course includes three bonus online sample exam papers to practise on as well as covering exam preparation, the regulatory scheme and legal ethics. Our three separate 20 question tim ...

17th October 2018 By

Introduction to legal blogging: 1 CPD

A brief look at the elements of a successful legal blog, drawing on Free Movement editor Colin Yeo’s decade of experience. If you are thinking about starting up or taking over a blog, this is essential reading. Colin has made plenty of mistakes ...

16th January 2018 By

Intermediate: Representing children in the immigration tribunal: 2 CPD

Representing children is easy to do badly, with potentially disastrous consequences. This course explores best practice and novel ways of working with and providing advocacy for children. It includes sections relating to achieving best evidence, prepa ...

13th June 2017 By

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