Ian Kane 
Legal Services Manager

Ian joined Asylum Aid in 2014 from Brent Community Law Centre, where he was Director. Before that, he was Regional Manager at Refugee and Migrant Justice. With over seventeen years of experience representing asylum seekers and refugees, Ian is a passionate and skilled caseworker and manager with a commitment to supporting vulnerable clients.


Sandi Kudhail 
Supervising Solicitor

Sandi joined Asylum Aid from O’Keeffe’s Solicitors in 2010, and has more than ten years experience working as a solicitor-advocate.  She works on a range of asylum issues, and has developed specialisms working with victims of trafficking and domestic violence.


Kenneth Tait 
Supevising Caseworker

Ken has worked as an asylum and immigration caseworker for thirteen years, in both private practice and the not-for-profit sector.  He has specific expertise working with asylum seekers who have been persecuted on account of their sexuality and on applications for family reunion.


Connie Sozi 

Connie has represented asylum seekers and refugees since 2000, when she started work as a legal assistant at a small legal firm in Hammersmith.  Connie was previously called to the Bar in 2006, and qualified as a solicitor in 2011.


Huw Eliot 
Senior Caseworker

Huw joined Asylum Aid after gaining asylum and immigration experience at a number of private firms in Wales, including working for the pro bono legal charity Asylum Justice. Huw leads Asylum Aid’s outreach and triage services, including our Advice Line.