Writing submissions to win. Or lose?

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Date and time
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 05:00 EDT   see it in calendar
Joel  Sandaluk
Joel Sandaluk
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  • recording
  • in English
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LSBC 6 CPD hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 11.09.2021
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Writing submissions to win. Or lose?

Written Advocacy or Immigration Submissions 

1.   Importance of written submissions in immigration practice

     a.   Submission as your business card
     b.   Credibility and reputation
     c.   Mirror of your knowledge and skills (Act, Regs, Manuals, Policies, practices
     d.   When to use a submission

2.   Structure and content of a submission

     a.   What is too little information? What is too much information?
     b.   Difference between discretionary v. non-discretionary submissions in respect to discretionary v. non-discretionary applications
     c.   Evidence vs. argument
     d.   Advocacy vs. fairy tales
     e.   Research of supporting case law

3.  How are submissions made to Tribunals and visa offices treated by reviewing courts

4.   Practical redacted examples (an H&C, a TRP, Skilled Worker, WP etc and discussion about different styles of advocacy, different techniques and approaches)

5.   Ethical considerations and professionalism

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