Latest Developments in EU Law for Housing and Social Assistance for Migrants and their Children

Wednesday 13 February 2013, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Garden Court Chambers

This seminar, run jointly by our Housing Team and Welfare Benefits Team, will cover the latest developments in EU Law for housing and social assistance both for migrants and their children.

Date: Wednesday 13 February 2013
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Garden Court Chambers, 57-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ  

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This seminar will provide an update on the recent changes to housing, homelessness and benefits legislation. From 8 November 2012 this has restricted access to social assistance for EU migrants, British citizen children, third country national carers and family members. This seminar is an opportunity to receive a practical insight into these developments.


  • A full discussion of the relevant case law including Pryce v Southwark, Iida v Stadt Ulm
  • A survey of the assistance to be derived from the concept of EU Citizenship and the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights.
  • Rights of residence derived from EU law and how to make use of them to secure accommodation from local authorities and welfare support.

What is included?

  • 1.5 hours of fully-accredited CPD training
  • Talks prepared by experienced housing and social welfare law barristers
  • Comprehensive notes for your future reference
  • The opportunity to ask questions
  • Refreshments

Who should attend?

  • Housing law solicitors and caseworkers, especially those dealing with migrants

About the speakers

Adrian Berry and Desmond Rutledge are members of Garden Court Chambers Housing Team and Garden Court Chambers Welfare Benefits Team.


CPD Hours: 1.5

Speakers: Adrian Berry and Desmond Rutledge

Cost: £25.00 per person plus VAT


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