Nabila has extensive experience of the Immigration Tribunals. She has specialised in all aspects of Immigration work for both Private individuals and Businesses, with a particular emphasis on the implementation of Government Policy, EU freedom of movement law and European Convention of Human Rights. She was recently successful at the European Court of Human Rights , where the UK Government conceded.
She has lectured in constitutional law and has written for various publications. She is a member of a number of Human Rights organisations.
Ranked Tier 4
Legal 500 2022 Immigration London
"Nabila is tenacious and detailed in her approach to her cases, she is passionate and enthusiastic and fights for her clients to the end."
Legal 500 2021
“She shows exceptional skill and sensitivity in dealing with very challenging situations and turns around paperwork very quickly.”
Legal 500 2020 Leading Junior
“She was brilliant and absolutely committed to making sure my appeal was successful. I was nervous but after talking to her I was much calm and she assured me everything will be alright and indeed it was. My appeal was successful and I was granted ILR. It was fantastic how she convinced the judge.”
Vincent Omoke (public access)
European Court Human Rights BS v The United Kingdom Application no: 7935/09
The Claimant challenged her removal to a ‘Third Safe Country’ Greece on the grounds that it would be a breach Article 8 - as she suffered psychiatric Injury in Greece and her young son also suffered psychiatric harm. The ECHR granted an Injunction against removal. The case was expedited and upon written submissions, prior to the hearing, the UK government conceded.
LG (Italy) v SSHD (2008] EWCA (obtained 1st stage reconsideration and permission to appeal to the court of appeal)
Imperative grounds of public security in Regulation 21(4) of the EEA should be interpreted in light of Article 28 2004/38/EC.
EO (Turkey) v SSHD  EWCA CIV 671 (led by Andrew Nichols)
A failure to follow the two stages at the upper Tier in accordance to DK (Serbia).
JN (UGANDA) v SSHD (Article 8)  (law society Gazette, July 2008)
WLR - The UT erred in overturning an appeal which was not in material error of law - Article 8 Private life to be treated in the same way as Family life.
EO (Turkey) v SSHD [ 2007] AIT 00062
Guidance for Deportation appeals, Tribunal must first consider liability for deportation and then whether deportation would breach Refugee convention or ECHR.
GO (Nigeria) v SSHD (2007) EWCA 1163 EIN (key case - petitioned to the House of Lords)- GO (Nigeria) v SSHD 
593 Permission on appeal granted all grounds- appeal dismissed – no error of law – number of offences outweighed over many years interests of children (Law of Human rights p. )
BE (care proceedings) Jamaica v SSHD (2005)00098 IAT (EIN) (Macdonalds 11.15 and 11.17)
Care proceedings and Immigration proceedings are independent from one another.
DK (Serbia) and others v SSHD (2006) The Times 9th January 2007 (lead case on Procedural Rules)
Procedures to be adopted under a new regime – examination of history of statutory regime.
Mlauzi v SSHD (2005) EWCA 128
(The Times February 2005) (No Error of Law – legal isues not raised upon appeal. Failure to comply with Practice Directions.
DA (risk- return- reporting restriction) Sri Lanka CG (2002) UKIAT 04279
Argued that the Objective Material supported Adjudicator’s findings of strip searches.
Barrister of the Year - Modern Law Awards 2020
Immigration Lawyers and Practitioners Association
Nabila has a 2:1 LLB (Hons) (highest first in a final year paper) and LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law from University of London