Immigration Law Review Seminars

We will be releasing information about our upcoming seminars in 2021.

Should you have any enquiries about our past or upcoming seminars, please do not hesitate to contact Kinslor Prince Lawyers at or via telephone (02) 9223 4242.

Immigration Law Review 10 (November 2019)

Join us for in depth analysis and discussion of immigration law and developments.

Morning Seminar – Review of legislative changes and case law developments

The morning seminar will provide detailed consideration of legislative changes in the immigration portfolio from June 2019 to November 2019 including:

- Amendments to section 48 to expand its operation on attempted removals from Australia;

- Amendments to section 494B to expand methods for the Department of Home Affairs to provide documents to a person;

- Medevac laws for detainees in offshore detention;

- Changes to sc 417/462 Working Holiday visas;

- Changes to the new sc 870 Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa including sponsorship and visa applications;

- Changes to the financial requirements of student visas;

- The new instruments relating to the sc 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) and the sc 494 Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visas;

- Possible changes to:

(a) the arrangements for cessation of Australian citizenship; and

(b) the significant expansion of the character power under section 501.

This session will also cover the recent jurisprudence of the High Court about procedural fairness at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal: MIBP v SZMTA [2019] HCA3, and BVD17 v MIBP [2019] HCA 34.

Afternoon Seminar – PIC 4020 Extraordinaire

In response to your feedback, we have organised an afternoon workshop to allow for in depth discussion of practice issues. Our feature topic for the afternoon will be a matter of ongoing concern for visa applicants – PIC 4020.

Please bring your questions and case examples to share.


Full Day Seminar including Lunch – $715 (including GST)

Morning Seminar Only – $495 (including GST)

Afternoon Seminar Only – $330 (including GST)

Morning attendees, being those who attend the full day or morning seminar, will receive a complimentary edition of our publication, Immigration Law Review Vol. 10, valued at $110.00.

Firm Discount

We are offering a 50% discount on the full price for 3rd and subsequent attendees from the same firm. To secure this offer, email us at

Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend we would welcome a substitute participant. Written cancellations received at least 14 working days prior to the course commencement date will be eligible for a 30% refund.

If ILR needs to cancel a course due to below minimum number registrations, participants will be offered a reschedule course or a full refund.

CPD requirements

From 22 August 2016 an Australian legal practitioner receives 10 CPD points for registration as a migration agent on account of holding a current practicing certificate and meeting CPD requirements for their practicing certificate.

Australian legal practitioners may obtain CPD points for attendance at seminars and workshops relevant to their practice area of the law.

Further information can be found at the NSW Law Society and the Law Institute of Victoria

No OMARA points can be claimed for this program, but it may assist Australian legal practitioners to meet OMARA requirements as noted above.

Course format

Lecture presentations, group discussions and exchange of ideas between the participants and presenters.

Our Presenters

David Prince

David Prince is an accredited immigration specialist with an established reputation for successfully solving difficult immigration cases. David has been recognised in the Australian Financial Review from 2008- 2018 as one of the country’s finest immigration lawyers through inclusion in Best Lawyers – Australia, Immigration Law. In 2012 and 2017/2018 he was voted Lawyer of the Year, Immigration – Sydney.

Joanne Kinslor

Joanne Kinslor is a specialist immigration lawyer who has extensive experience and exceptional knowledge of immigration law. Joanne has been recognised in the Australian Financial Review in 2008- 2018 as one of Australia’s finest immigration lawyers through inclusion in Best Lawyers – Australia, Immigration Law. She was voted the 2016/2017 Lawyer of the Year, Immigration – Sydney.


All CPD course registration and related enquiries should be directed to:
Kinslor Prince Lawyers
(02) 9223 4242

What Attendees from ILR 9 Have Said

“Another great presentation from David and Joanne. Thanks!” – Attendee in Melbourne

“Great session today and really enjoyed the presentation” – Attendee in Melbourne

“Excellent, engaging and well-informed seminar.” – Attendee in Sydney

“10 out of 10 for ILR 9 of 9. Wonderful interaction between the two of you and with the audience. Keep up the good work.” – Attendee in Sydney

“In an environment of constant change and/or wait and see, today’s session was incredibly informative and practical. It certainly helped, even those practitioners that try to keep up, to become aware of really significant developments that will ultimately affect our practice” – Attendee in Melbourne