Amory Building, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4RJ , UK
I am an ESRC funded PhD candidate at the University of Exeter, exploring the legal geographies of immigration law. Using ethnographies of tribunal hearings and interviews with their key actors, I examine the impact of space and technology on access to justice in immigration bail hearings. For more information, visit the project website.
I am part of the ASYFAIR network, which explores the extent to which fair and consistent asylum appeal adjudication occurs across EU member states.
I am also a Research Fellow in Online Courts at Public Law Project, where my work focusses on online courts and tribunals, digital justice and related access to justice issues.
PhD working title: Legal Geographies of Immigration Law: Space, Technology & Access to Justice.
Broad research specialisms:
My work is situated in the fields of legal geography and socio-legal studies. In particular, I am interested in legal and geographical imaginations of space, access to justice and courtwatching methodologies.
BA Geography (University of Oxford)
MSc Global Migration (University College London)
Public Law Project (April 2020) Judicial Review during COVID-19. Full report.
Public Law Project (August 2020) Online Immigration Appeals: A Case Study of the First-tier Tribunal. Full report.
Public Law Project (May 2021) Digital Support for HMCTS Reformed Services: What we know and what we need to know. Full report.
Public Law Project: (2021) Public Law Project roundtable: Preventing exclusion in an age of digitalisation. Full report.
UKAJI, 06/05/19: “Hello Dungavel!”: observations on the use of video link technology in immigration bail hearings. Full text.
Free Movement, 27/03/20: Remote hearings in the immigration tribunal: what could possibly go wrong? Full text.
Free Movement, 01/07/20: Research interviews reveal crippling impact of new legal aid rules. Full text.
Admin Law Blog, May 2020: Judicial Review during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part I) & (Part ll). Full text.
Law Society Gazette, 26/08/20: PLP research reveals challenges of online immigration appeals. Full text.
Legal Action Group Magazine, September 2020. Remote Hearings in the Immigration Tribunal. Full text.
Free Movement, 17/12/20: New research: 34 ways to improve asylum appeals. Full text.
Legal Action Group Magazine, May 2021. Digital exclusion and HMCTS reformed services. Full text.
UKAJI , 29/07/21: Preventing exclusion in an age of digitalisation. Full text.
- Submission to the House of Lords Constitution Committee enquiry, Constitutional Implications of COVID-19. Full text.
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