No5 Barristers’ Chambers is delighted to welcome Farin Anthony to the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Group.

Farin was called to the Bar in 2004 and went on to qualify as a solicitor in 2008, later achieving Higher Rights as a Solicitor-Advocate (Civil Proceedings) in 2011. Farin has specialised in asylum and immigration law for over 16 years. In that time, Farin has held Head of Department roles at the CAB and a solicitor’s firm; engaged in strategic litigation as a solicitor with Refugee and Migrant Justice; drafted grounds for judicial review and secured injunctions against removal when she was a Duty Solicitor at Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre.

Farin has also taught the Immigration and Asylum Law module at Nottingham Trent University and is an Examiner and Examination Writer for the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme.

Farin was appointed in 2011 as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Fee Paid) in the Social Entitlement Chamber and in 2014 as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Fee Paid) in the Immigration and Asylum Chamber.

Deputy Head of the Group, Mark Bradshaw, said: “I am delighted to welcome Farin to No5’s immigration group. Farin brings to the Bar tremendous experience both as a fee-paid Judge and a solicitor, and will already be well known to many in the profession. Farin’s arrival further strengthens our high calibre team of immigration, asylum and nationality counsel.”

Farin’s Practice Director, Abdul Hafeez, can be contacted directly at 0121 606 6025 and 0207 420 7575.