GCN’s Tom Royston will join Adam Straw KC from Doughty Street Chambers and Carla Clarke a (Interim) Legal Director of Public Law Project as a speaker at the forthcoming seminar – Welfare Benefits: Recent judgments and their implications in practice; policy and legislative proposals or changes; and potential future challenges on behalf of claimants.
The session will cover recent significant Upper Tribunal and higher court cases, on universal credit, including about waiver of overpayments, deductions, sanctions, migration of benefits, increases to the amount of UC or asylum support, bereavement support, LCW assessments, discrimination, and the application of EU Law to benefits.
The seminar will take place in-person at Doughty Street Chambers, with an option to join remotely.
Book your place here.
Tom Royston specialises in immigration, housing, mental capacity and social security law. He won a Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award in 2017, was shortlisted as the Legal 500 Regional Junior of the Year in 2019, was a Times Lawyer of the Week in 2020, and has been listed for some years in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.
When: 10 May 2023
Where: Doughty Street Chambers, 54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS
Start time: 06:00
End time: 07:30