Immigration Essentials for Lawyers (Sydney) 27.04.16- 29.04.16

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27 Apr 2016

Time: 9:00 AM -5:00 PM
Venue: Sydney NSW
Cost: AU $ 1199 (Inc. GST)
Members' Price $999.00

Registrations Open:
12 Jan 16 12:00 AM

Registrations Close:
27 Apr 16 11:59 PM


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Immigration Essentials™ for Lawyers is a comprehensive course designed for legal practitioners wishing to provide migration advice. The three day course will give a complete overview of visa classes, case law, and government policy and procedure.

Taught by accredited specialists and experienced immigration lawyers

The course assists in navigating the maze of regulations, as well as understanding the visa application process, exceptional circumstances, skills assessment requirements and state sponsorship. This course will give you increased confidence in dealing with migration cases and clients.

Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Migration Procedure and Visa Applications
  • Bridging Visas
  • Business Skills Visas
  • Character Provisions
  • Health Criteria
  • Partner Visas
  • Subclass 457
  • Employer Nomination Scheme
  • Student Visas
  • General Skilled Migration
  • Merits Review
  • Ethics (includes discussion of Office of the MARA and the Code of Conduct

Course Details:

Course participants must hold a current legal practising certificate or be in the final stage of a law degree. No prior knowledge of immigration law is required.
Costs $799 for students, $999 for Members, $1199 for non Members and upon completion.

10 CPD Points reported to MARA, a hard copy compilation of all course materials and catered breaks.

Venue: MIA National Office, Level 1, 75 King St., Sydney

Please note: Day 2 and 3 start at 8.30am

Classification: Each seminar is worth 1 CPD point .

Capacity: Due to Office of the MARA requirements, this course is limited to 45 places.

Member Rate: Please remember that if you are a member of the MIA that you should login to the website first before registering for the event in order to get the member rate.

MIA Cancellation Policy:

The MIA retains the right to cancel any event, CPD or Conference. If an event is cancelled the Institute will immediately inform registered participants and issue either a refund or credit note.

MIA Refund Policy:

Due to Office of the MARA seminar capacity restrictions, unfulfilled registrations take up valuable places in MIA CPD courses. Reimbursement or the issuance of credit notes for those who fail to attend is entirely at the discretion of the MIA and will only be considered under compelling circumstances.