Justine Fisher


Year of Call: 1994

Practice Group(s): Immigration, Public & Regulatory

Portrait of Justine Fisher

Bar Finals (Inns of Court School of Law)
LLM (International Law) Nottingham University
LLB (Hons) Liverpool Polytechnic

Practice Profile:
Immigration Law, Human Rights (Domestic and International), Public and Administrative law.

Justine specializes in the areas of Immigration, Human Rights and public law. Her wide ranging practice covers applications, appeals, and written advice in the following areas:

- Trafficking
- Asylum
- Deportation
- Domestic human rights
- International human rights
- Entry Clearance (family, student, visitor, working holidaymakers etc)
- Judicial Review
- Business immigration

Justine is also a senior lecturer at London Metropolitan University, teaching Administrative law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights.

Justine's practice includes both written and oral advocacy in the AIT, Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal. Justine has a particular interest in trafficking cases. One of Justine's strengths is her ability to represent the interests of extremely traumatised appellant's and to fight rigorously on their behalf.

Notable Cases:
Justine has appeared in a number of matters in particular in the Court of Appeal; PR (Sri Lanka), TC (Zimbabwe and SS (Bangladesh)) [2011] EWCA Civ 988; FA (Iraq and PD(India)) [2010] EWCA Civ 827.

In the Administrative Court; Theivendiran Mohan [2009] EWHC 1949 (Admin) and R on the Application of F v A Special Adjudicator [2002] EWHC 777 (Admin); [2002] Imm AR 407.

In the Tribunals; TB (Blood feuds) Albania [2004], M v SSHD [2002]01TH03623,Elizabeth Adhiambo v SSHD.

Justine also has experience advising solicitors on judicial review on fresh claims, removal directions and appeals, trafficking decisions and unlawful detention. Justine has also recently worked on high profile ECHR cases.

Anti-trafficking Legal Practitioners group

Justine has recently contributed a chapter for a student text book (Civil Liberties and Human Rights by Clare De Than and Edwin Shorts 3rd edition published by Sweet and Maxwell). The book is due to be published this Winter.