Migration Litigation - A Respondent Lawyer's Perspective


In this seminar our speaker David Brown (Senior Solicitor, Australian Government Solicitor) will provide frank and unique insights that will be invaluable to practitioners in this jurisdiction. Many migration law practitioners will be very familiar with David who frequently appears for the Minister and manages the AGS Migration team in Melbourne. The topics to be covered include:

• Allocation of Dept of Home Affairs cases to AGS and Panel Firms

• Preparation of Court Books – access to documents before decision-maker

• Most common grounds used to challenge the Minister’s decisions

• Advice on prospects – what determines concession or defence

• Commonwealth Model Litigant rules – what are they, and where to find them

• Assisting Courts and Tribunals

• Costs recovery


This is an in-person event and will also be available online via live stream.