Navida practices in immigration and asylum, housing, property and commercial law.
She provides advice and representation on appeals, judicial review, civil claims and defences. She is regularly instructed to appear at the First Tier and Upper Tribunal, the County Court and High Court.
Navida has been instructed on complex appeals involving minors, vulnerable adults and victims of torture. She has experience in a wide variety of immigration and refugee work, such as deportation, Article 8 private and family life, Tier 2 sponsor license revocations, fresh claims, entry clearance representations and appeals. Navida is often brought on board early to advise on improving the prospects of a case.
Prior to coming to the bar, Navida worked with the Deportation Advice Project at Bail for Immigration Detainees focusing on Article 8 deportation cases.
Before coming to the bar, Navida worked in local government and social housing, advising on policy and strategy. She was appointed as an advisor to the board of a historic women’s organisation in east London. She also has a background in youth work and entrepreneurship, involving fashion design, food and social enterprise.
UK Environmental Law Association Bursary
Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust Award
Winner of the UK Environmental Law Association moot competition (Summer 2014)
- BPTC, City Law School
- PGDip in Law and Community Leadership, SOAS
- LLM in Human Rights Conflict & Justice, SOAS
- Law LLB (Hons), London Southbank University
- Administrative Law Bar Association
- Young Legal Aid Lawyers
- UK Environmental Law Association