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LIV CPD 2020 - Removal of Dual Regulation for Migration Lawyers - Insights, Impacts and Implications

LIV CPD 2020 - Removal of Dual Regulation for Migration Lawyers - Insights, Impacts and Implications

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CPD Units 1.25
  • Substantive Law
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Recorded: 12 August 2020 | Run Time: 1:16:54

With the passage of the Migration Amendment (Regulation of Migration Agents) Act 2020, legal practitioners will not be required to be dual regulated in the future. This video offers insights into these long-awaited changes and what they mean for you.This video is available at special Member price of $50 – Special price automatically applied at check-out.

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    With the passage of the Migration Amendment (Regulation of Migration Agents) Act 2020, legal practitioners will not be required to be dual regulated in the future. There are transitional issues over the next 6-12 months for intending and existing migration lawyers, with newly admitted lawyers potentially subject to dual licensing

  • Presenters

    Presenter: Peter Papadopoulos, Peter Papadopoulos, Accredited Specialist - Immigration Law, Chair, Migration Agents Capstone Assessment Advisory Committee

    Peter Papadopoulos is an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law. Since 2011, he has been annually voted by his peers as one of Australia’s best immigration and civil rights lawyers and has been included on the annual Best Lawyers International list for Australia.

    Admitted to practice in 1996, Peter has been a registered migration agent since 1997. He has practised extensively in the field of migration law by assisting clients with their visa and citizenship matters as well as handling merits and judicial review applications. In addition to his private practice, Peter has provided strategic advice to government in relation to immigration policy development, visa programme design and the regulation of the migration advice profession.

    Since 2008, Peter has edited LexisNexis’Australian Immigration Law service. He is the Chair of The College of Law’s Migration Agent Capstone Assessment Advisory Committee and an active member of the Law Council of Australia’s Migration Law Committee, the Law Institute of Victoria’s Migration Law Committee and the Migration Institute of Australia.

    Presenter: Carina Ford, Managing Partner, Carina Ford Immigration Lawyers, Accredited Specialist, Immigration Law

    Carina Ford is an Accredited Immigration and Administrative law specialist. She is the current co-chair of the Law Institute of Victoria Refugee Law Reform committee and a member of the Migration law committee and co-chair of the sports law committee of the Law Institute of Victoria. She is also a member of the Steering committee of the Law Council of Australia (vice-chair in 2017 and 2018). She has been a practising lawyer and registered migration agent since 1998 and is also a registered New Zealand Migration Adviser and a member of the NZAMI. She is managing partner of Carina Ford Immigration Lawyers, a large migration practice with offices in Footscray and Dandenong.

    Presenter: Andrew Cope, Immigration Lawyer and Consultant, Cope Migration, Accredited Specialist, Immigration Law

    Andrew Cope is an LIV Accredited Immigration Law Specialist and heads the practice of Cope Migration. Andrew is actively involved in Business Skills, Corporate as well as Personal Migration, and has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal as one of Australia’s leading corporate immigration lawyers. Andrew has been involved in a range of educational and professional activities, including CPD and postgraduate (including Masters) migration programs at the ANU and Victoria University, and has appeared before State and National Parliamentary Committees on issues of immigration policy and operations. Andrew authored the Lexis Nexis Quick Reference Card in Immigration Law, a handy reference document for practitioners. Andrew studied at Melbourne, Macquarie and Deakin Universities and UNSW with his previous work including as a Reference Librarian at the NSW Parliamentary Library, as a Research Officer for an Attorney-General and as a Licensed Court Recorder in the Supreme Court of Victoria, with stints such as a trackman on the Flemington racecourse.

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