Who we are

ILPA’s Board of the Directors is its Committee of Trustes 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 the ILPA Secretariat.

Chair: Adrian Berry, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers

Secretary: Jed Pennington, Solicitor, Bhatt Murphy Solicitors

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

members:

Syd Bolton Solicitor, Migrant Children's Project, The Coram Children's Legal Centre

Hazar El Chamaa

Solicitor, Penningtons Manches LLP

Zofia Duszynska Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre

Ayesha Mohsin

Solicitor and Partner, Luqmani Thompson and Partners

Jed Pennington

Solicitor, Bhatt Murphy Solicitors

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 Philip Reilly

Personal Assistant to Director

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

Children   

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

Economic Migration

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

European

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
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.

Training

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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