Who we are


ILPA’s Board of the Directors is its Committee of Trustees which is elected annually by the membership.  All members of the Committee of Trustees are members of ILPA. 

All aspects of ILPA’s work are supported by its Secretariat of paid staff.

ILPA’s work is organised into subcommittees.

All ILPA's work is carried out by its members, supported by the Secretariat. 


The Committee of Trustees of ILPA

To get in touch with members of the Committee of Trustees, please get in touch with theILPA Secretariat.

Chair: Adrian Berry, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers

Secretary: Meghan Vozila, Sturtivant and Co

Treasurer: Eleanor Sibley, Legal Project Manager, The AIRE Centre


Hazar El Chamaa

Solicitor, Penningtons Manches LLP

Zofia Duszynska

Solicitor, Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre

Rachel Logan

Barrister, Matrix Chambers

Ayesha Mohsin

Solicitor and Partner, Luqmani Thompson and Partners
Nina Rathbone Pullen Wilson Solicitors LLP

Ronan Toal

Barrister, Garden Court Chambers

Meghan Vozila

Solicitor, Sturtivant & Co. solicitors


Staff of the Secretariat

The Director of ILPA is Nicole Francis and the staff team comprises:

Legal Director

Alison Harvey

Legal Officer

Shauna Gillan

Finance Manager with Administration

Lana Norris

Membership Support Officer

Helen Williams

Information Officer Elizabeth White

Training and Communications Officer

Celina Kin-Armbrust


ILPA Subcommittees

ILPA organises its work into subcommittees.   The current range of subcommittees and their convenors are shown below.  All convenors are members of ILPA.   To contact a subcommittee convenor, please get in touch with the ILPA Secretariat.  ILPA also convenes ad hoc working groups around particular topics and the staff can help you identify who would be the best person to speak to on a particular topic.

Access to Justice

Rowena Moffat, Lamb Building


Judith Dennis, British Refugee Council and Baljeet Sandhu, Migrant and Refugee Children's Legal Unit (MiCLU), Islington Law Centre

Detention and Asylum Fast-Track

Kay Everett, Wilsons Solicitors LLP and Pierre Mahklouf,BID, Jed Pennington, Bhatt Murphy Solicitors

Economic Migration

Philip Barth, Withers LLP; Tom Brett-Young, ASG Immigration;  Philip Trott, Bates, Wells and Braithwaite LLP 


Elspeth Guild, Kingley Napley LLP and Alison Hunter, Wesley Gryk Solicitors LLP     

Family and General

Pat Saini, Penningtons Solicitors LLP and Sue Shutter

Immigration Offences

Jawaid Luqmani, Luqmani Thompson and Partners and Richard Thomas, Doughty Street Chambers
Legal Aid Ayesha Mohsin, Luqmani Thompson and Partners, Carita Thomas, Howells LLP
New York

Tanya Goldfarb, Clintons, Anushka Sinha, Laura Devine Solicitors

Refugee Eric Fripp, Lamb Building and Ana Gonzalez, Wilsons Solicitors LLP

South West

Rosie Brennan, University of Plymouth, Natasha Williams, Nicholas Moore Employment Solicitors, Glyn Lloyd, Morgan Cole solicitors.


Celina Kin-Armbrust, ILPA 

Yorkshire and North East

Ish Ahmed, Bankfield Heath solicitors and Christopher Cole, Parker Rhodes and Hickmott Solicitors 



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