Sairah joined JCWI in September 2017. She is a qualified solicitor and is an IAAS Level 2 accredited caseworker and supervisor. Sairah has been working in immigration and asylum law for more than seven years and is committed to helping vulnerable and marginalised people access justice and fight for their rights. She has extensive experience of working with victims of torture, trafficking and domestic violence.

Her areas of expertise include asylum, applications under the Immigration Rules, challenges to deportation, EAA applications, entry clearance applications and judicial review. Sairah conducts advocacy before the First-Tier and Upper Tribunal regularly.

She speaks Urdu and Punjabi fluently.

Her reported cases are:

MN and others (Ahmadis – country conditions – risk) Pakistan CG [2012] UKUT 00389 (IAC)

R (on the application of MK) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 1145