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Protecting Fundamental Rights: Clarifying the Principles of Refugee Protection in light of EU law

Date & Time Friday, 12 November 2010, 9am - 4.30pm

Location The President's Hall, Law Society, Blackball Place, Dublin 7

Co-organised with the Refugee & Immigration Practitioners' Network

The Conference will cover topics including:

  • Recent developments in EU law and ECHR law in the field of Asylum law
  • The ECJ as a Refugee Court: The Application of General Principles of EU Law
  • Credibility and the analysis of Prospective Risk
  • Subsidiary Protection
  • The Immigration Residence and Protection Bill 2010

Speakers include:

  • The Hon. Mr Justice Cooke, The High Court
  • Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill, barrister, All Souls College, University of Oxford
  • Ms Denise Brett, barrister, Law Library
  • Dr Cathryn Costello, Worcester College, University of Oxford
  • Mr Nick Oakeshott, barrister and Head of Law at UK Charity Asylum Aid
  • Mr John Stanley, barrister, Law Library

Registration Fee €125 (Early registration rate for booking by 2pm on Tuesday 2 November 2010: €100)

Special Rate€75 for ICEL members, Students and Trainee Solicitors and Barristers

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To Register email: or call ICEL at: (01) 8961845 (Office hours Mon - Friday 10am - 2pm)

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