Deportation IN FOCUS: Understanding Your Client's Options & Advocacy Strategies

Are you ready to tackle the complexities of deportation cases head-on? In this session dedicated to deportation you will gain crucial insights into analysing alleged breaches under Part 6 of the Immigration Act, understanding INZ investigation policies, navigating natural justice with case law commentary, and advising clients on investigation strategies and potential appeal options.

Monday, 2 September 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $178.50

Attend and earn 2 CPD hours


Charlotte Summers, BDes LLB LLM GCNZIA GDipArts (Politics) GCertArts

1.00pm to 3.00pm Deportation: Understanding Your Client’s Options and Advocacy Strategies


  • Analysis of a purported breach under part 6 of the Immigration Act
  • Natural justice case law commentary
  • Final report dated 25 September 2019 – Michael Heron KC
  • Advising your client on the investigation and potential appeal options

Presented by Simon Graham, Partner, Young Hunter Lawyers

Learning Objective:
  • Understand the complexities surrounding deportation liability for visa holders facing criminal charges or convictions


Charlotte Summers, BDes LLB LLM GCNZIA GDipArts(Politics) GCertArts
Charlotte previously worked for INZ for 18 months following the completion of her LLB before commencing work with one of New Zealand’s leading immigration companies, Pathways to New Zealand Ltd, in Hamilton in October 2012. Due to the restrictions of the Immigration Advisers Licencing Act and the 12 month stand down requirement, Charlotte initially worked in the role of Client Relationship Manager while completing her GCNZIA and LLM degree. Charlotte relocated to the Pathways Wellington Office in January 2016 where she has continued to develop her particular expertise in appeal, deportation, ministerial requests, character and health matters. In regard to immigration-related health matters Charlotte’s expertise has contributed to successful outcomes from children with ASD at all ends of the spectrum through to heart conditions in young and elderly adults, and applicants with cancer, HIV, hepatitis, psychiatric matters and very rare health conditions. Charlotte’s legal background and her extensive experience with Pathways makes her especially well credentialed to present on immigration health matters.

Simon Graham, Partner,Young Hunter Lawyers
Simon is a litigation partner at Young Hunter Lawyers. He is responsible for leading the firm’s immigration and human rights team. As part of his role, he regularly appears before specialist Tribunals, and the Courts. Simon specialises in providing advice and representation with respect to all aspects of immigration litigation. This includes deportation appeals, refugee and protected status appeals, residence appeals, judicial reviews and High Court appeals, and criminal matters (including immigration fraud) which have the potential to affect a person’s immigration status. He is a member of the New Zealand Immigration and Refugee Law Committee of the New Zealand Law Society.

This seminar is part of a series

Immigration Lunchtime Series: Reforms, Pathways, Employment Law Intersection & Deportation

With reforms to the Accredited Employer Work Visa scheme and migrant worker protections, reforms to the Active Investor Plus category and concerns regarding deportations, join for three comprehensive 2-hour sessions to assist you to easily fit into your schedule. Understand the implications of the latest set of immigration law reforms. Ensure you have all of the best practice tips, updated case law and understand the challenges and opportunities for your immigration law clients. Attend all three sessions or just catch up on what you need.


Attend the full series and earn 6 CPD hours

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.


View series listing


Deportation IN FOCUS: Understanding Your Client's Options & Advocacy Strategies


Single Session
Monday, 02 September 2024
1.00pm to 3.00pm New Zealand
CPD Hours 2
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $178.50
Online 20240716 20240902


On Demand 20240716 20240902

Post Seminar Recording