Immigration

Jo has recently appeared in a large number of linked cases regarding British Overseas Citizenship (‘BOC’) status and British nationality, acting as junior for Sarabjit Singh QC.

She is currently instructed by the Home Office in multiple judicial review proceedings in the High Court and Upper Tribunal involving children dispersed from the camp in Calais.

She frequently advises in cases regarding EEA nationals, free movement and immigration detention.

Jo developed substantial immigration law experience during her 6 months of pupillage with Neil Sheldon QC. Prior to pupillage, Jo undertook a pro bono internship at a firm of immigration solicitors. She has a master’s degree in Global Migration from UCL where she studied international human rights law, international refugee law and European migration law.

Jo has a master’s degree (with distinction) in Global Migration from University College, London. She studied international human rights law, international refugee law and European migration law.

Selected Cases

  • R (Nooh and others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 1572 (Admin)
  • R (Suleiman) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2273 (Admin)
  • R (Taher) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWHC 2274 (Admin)
  • R (Othman) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC 340 (Admin)
  • R (Hassan and others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] EWHC 1288 (Admin)
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