Advanced: Costs in immigration cases: 3 CPD

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 favourable costs outcome. We cover costs in tribunal appeals as well as higher appeals and applications for judicial review.

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You can check out the course contents below:

Module 1 Introduction to costs
Unit 1 What are costs?
Unit 2 Indemnity principle
Unit 3 Costs orders available
Unit 4 Standard and indemnity basis for costs
Unit 5 VAT and costs
Module 2 Costs in tribunal appeals
Unit 1 Power to award costs
Unit 2 Repayment of appeal fee
Unit 3 Wasted costs against a representative
Unit 4 Unreasonable conduct by a party
Unit 5 Costs on appeal to the Court of Appeal
Module 3 Costs in judicial review cases
Unit 1 Power to award costs in judicial review cases
Unit 2 Case law review
Unit 3 Costs submissions guidance
Module 4 Wasted costs
Unit 1 Power to award wasted costs
Unit 2 "Improper, unreasonable or negligent"
Unit 3 Legally aided cases
Unit 4 Problems caused by privilege and client confidentiality
Unit 5 Causal link to costs incurred
Unit 6 Examples in an immigration context
Module 5 Litigants in person
Unit 1 Costs for litigants in person
Module 6 Applying for, assessing and quantifying costs
Unit 1 Procedure rules
Unit 2 Making an application for costs
Unit 3 Negotiation: reaching an agreement on costs
Unit 4 Summary or detailed assessment?
Unit 5 Summary assessment
Unit 6 Detailed assessment
Unit 7 Appealing costs decisions
Unit 8 Podcast interview with Jawaid Luqmani on costs issues
Unit 9 Final quiz
Unit 10 Feedback form

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