17.07.12 TERS Advising Foreign National Prisoners – CANCELLED

Doughty Street Chambers, London 17th July 2012


This seminar provides basic background knowledge for prison law practitioners on the processes of deportation and removal of foreign national prisoners.  The speakers will focus in particular on the legal framework and likely operation in practice of the new Tariff Expired Removal Scheme (TERS). The TERS, brought into force on 1 May 2012 by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, now permits the expulsion from the UK of foreign national prisoners serving indeterminate sentences without reference to the Parole Board.

  • Criteria of the scheme
  • Consideration of PSI 18/2012
  • Deportation and Removal Considerations
    • Consideration of the powers in the Borders Act 2007 and Immigration Act 1971
    • Removability- how to test if the UKBA/MOJ  are right
  • Funding Considerations

Speakers will include:

  • Hamish Arnott                  Partner – Bhatt Murphy Solicitors
  • Steve Bravery                  Consultant – Carrington’s Solicitors
  • Laura Dubinsky                Barrister – Doughty Street Chambers

Hamish Arnott and Laura Dubinsky are authors of LAG 2012 Foreign National Prisoners, Law and Practice


Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, Doughty Street, London. WC1N 2LS

Date:           17th July 2012         Time: 2pm to 5pm.    3 CPD Points (TBC)

This Seminar is just £60 to Members of the APL and £90 to non-members.


Places are limited so early booking is advised

Booking forms for this event can be downloaded here or write to: bookings@associationofprisonlawyers.co.uk.

A flyer for the event can be downloaded here.