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 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.
Louise joined Asylum Aid in July 2014 from private practice. She qualified as a solicitor in July 2009 and has been working in Immigration since 2008. Louise trained in Immigration, Public Law and Community Care. Louise has particular expertise in assisting vulnerable clients and a passion for assisting victims of trafficking.
Rebecca is the children’s solicitor at Asylum Aid, joining the team in 2014 from Elder Rahimi, where she trained and qualified as a solicitor. Previous to converting to law in 2009, Rebecca managed the Outreach Team at the Poppy Project and has specialist knowledge in trafficking issues.
Huw joined Asylum Aid in 2014 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.
Tanya joined Asylum Aid in September 2011 and has more than fourteen years’ experience working as a Legal Administrator, providing casework support. She has previously worked at the Refugee and Migrant Justice as a Senior Casework Assistant. Tanya is a dedicated and skilled Legal Administrator with an understanding care for all our clients. Tanya has recently passed her MCT exam in asylum and immigration and is pursuing further for OISC/IAAS level exams.