Khadija is an independent self-employed barrister practising as a sole practitioner.


Khadija specialises in immigration law. She advises and represents clients on immigration and asylum appeals in the First-Tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal of The Immigration and Asylum Chamber. She can also act for clients in the higher courts, including the High Court and Court of Appeal. 


How does IUS Barrister operate?


Khadija does not operate as a partnership or a firm, and like all barristers practising in England and Wales, Khadija is independent from other legal professionals and is responsible only for the services she provides.


Khadija is registered with the Bar Standards Board of England and Wales and General Council of the Bar for England and Wales as a practising member of the Bar. Khadija has an obligation to carry out legal services in compliance with the Code of Conduct set out in the Bar Standards Board Handbook. 


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What is Khadija's legal experience?


Since 2002, Khadija has worked on cases from sets of other chambers in a broad range of areas of law.She completed her pupillage at the Bar in chancery law (with an emphasis on charity law) and general commom law and crime at 11 Old Square, Lincoln's Inn (Chambers of Simeon Thrower). Subsequently she became a tenant at other sets of chambers, including Chancery Chambers, Mitre Court Chambers, 3 Fleet Street, Strand Chambers, and 2 King's Bench Walk (Chambers of Sigbhat Qadri Q.C). Her experience broadened considerably and she has worked on cases involving contract law, criminal law, family law and immigration, asylum and related human rights law. She has worked on cases involving different legal issues in the immigration and asylum law and on family law cases involving child contact and financial remedies.​ 


Khadija has in-house legal experience. She was an Immigration Counsellor at the Immigration Advisory Service and has worked as a Legal Manager for an OISC-regulated immigration law firm and at Wainwright and Cummins Solicitors.


Khadija also has considerable experience in teaching and academia. She is an Associate Lecturer in International, Asylum and Refugee Law and UK Immigration Law at Birkbeck College, University of London. Khadija is also a Tutor on the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at BPP University, and a Trainer in immigration law for HJT Training Ltd. She works in collaboration with HJT Training to deliver in-house legal training to firms and organisations; and has trained teams at Surrey University, Deloitte, Newland Chase, Barnardos and Migrant Helpline.


How can I instruct Khadija for my case?


Khadija currently works as a Tutor, on a full time basis, teaching on the Bar Professional Training Course at BPP University. She may take on your case when your solicitor instructs her to represent you. Khadija can take instructions from solicitors either directly or as a door tenant from 3 Bolt Court Chambers, where Mr Eustace Forjour, the Senior Clerk / Practice Manager manages her practise. Khadija takes on instructions from solicitors under the Annex T: The (new) Standard Contractual Terms.


Updated: 8 October 2023

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