All Articles: CPD

What are the continuing professional development CPD training rules for immigration lawyers?

Since 2016 there has been no minimum CPD training hours requirement and training can be undertaken by any training provider or even by informal methods including self study. The rules for solicitors, barristers and OISC advisers are all broadly simila ...

22nd August 2019 By

Online immigration law CPD training for solicitors, barristers and OISC advisers

We’ve been busy working away at creating new CPD immigration training courses and updating our existing ones. Our courses are perfect for CPD for solicitors, barristers and OISC advisers and we now offer over 100 hours of CPD training to our 2,5 ...

15th August 2019 By

What is the OISC?

The OISC, or the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner to give the organisation its full title, is a governmental body established by the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 to regulate the provision of immigration advice and services throughout ...

29th March 2019 By

What are new CPD rules for solicitors, OISC advisers and barristers?

New CPD rules are being introduced for solicitors and barristers in England and Wales and OISC advisers across the UK. The new rules are broadly similar in nature but start at different times, so it is important to know which rules apply when. At the ...

19th October 2016 By

Immigration Act 2016 online course and more now available

The Free Movement online course on the Immigration Act 2016 is now available. Based on the text of the popular ebook, the course is enhanced with 32 minutes of key points videos and clear signposting of which sections of the Act are currently in force ...

2nd September 2016 By

EXTENDED TO MIDNIGHT 1/8/16: Free Movement online CPD training special offer for OISC advisers

The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner is making substantial changes to its CPD scheme with immediate effect. You can read about the changes on the OISC website. To help those affected, Free Movement is running a special offer of a 50% di ...

31st July 2016 By

New members only content added and January sale ends this Friday

The Free Movement January sale ends this Friday, 16 January 2015. New content has just been added for members, so sign up now to get access to over 30 CPD hours of invaluable training materials. Use code JANSALE to get 25% off individual membership an ...

13th January 2015 By

Immigration update podcast, episode 9

Welcome to the September 2014 edition of the Free Movement immigration update podcast. As normal, the material for the podcast is drawn from blog posts on Free Movement. I start this month by going through some case law and country updates, move on t ...

15th October 2014 By

Skills workshop

Just a quick one to flag up that HJT Training is running a series of skills workshops with the excellent and inspiring Julian Bild as the trainer. Julian, formerly of RLC, Wilson and Co, Tyrer Roxburgh and IAS, has trained countless immigration lawyer ...

19th November 2011 By

Claim CPD hours through the blog

It is now possible to claim CPD (Continuing Professional Development)¬†points through the blog, in conjunction with HJT Training. The poll a couple of weeks ago suggested that there is a reasonable level of interest in this, so we’ve put togethe ...

3rd August 2011 By