Kezia specialises in immigration law and inquests.
Prior to coming to the Bar Kezia worked as an immigration advisor at the Refugee Legal Centre and Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) where she focused on casework contributing to the campaign to end the detention of children.
She has also previously worked at the European Parliament and for two human rights lobby groups in Brussels. From 2013 until 2015 she was based in Afghanistan as Head of Office for a project aimed at strengthening the rule of law and increasing access to justice. Kezia continues to carry out international consultancy work on matters relating to the rule of law and international development in conjunction with her legal practise.
Kezia teaches an annual week-long module on International Rights and Responsibilities at the College for International Citizenship, Birmingham. She is a visiting lecturer in International Criminal Law on the LLM programme at London Southbank University.
Kezia has also spoken at the Tokyo Bar Association on the usage of immigration detention, and has also delivered workshops at Yangon Bar Association in Burma on International Humanitarian Law and the International Criminal Court.
In suitable cases, Kezia will undertake direct access work from members of the public.
Kezia practises primarily in immigration and human rights law, with an interest in international human rights issues. In addition to frequently appearing in the Immigration Tribunals, she also represents clients in the High Court and Court of Appeal. She has previously practised in Family Law and in the overlap between the two jursidictions.
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