Jamila Duncan-Bosu

Jamila is a founding member of ATLEU. Jamila was entered onto the Solicitor’s Roll in 2009, having previously worked for private firms undertaking both Claimant and Respondent employment work. Jamila joined the North Kensington Law Centre in 2006 where she developed particular expertise as a discrimination lawyer and in recent years specialised in working with victims of trafficking and severe labour exploitation. Jamila has contributed to a number of specialist broadcasts and publications on these issues; in 2010 she was interviewed by Radio 4’s File on Four and appeared on Channel 4's Dispatches documentary on 'Britain's Secret Slaves' and more recently has contributed a chapter entitled 'Taking Cases for Victims of Domestic Servitude to the Employment Tribunal' to The Human Trafficking Handbook published by Lexis Nexis. To contact Jamila email jamila@atleu.org.uk

Emily-Anna Gibbs

Emily-Anna is a founding member of ATLEU. She trained and worked as a qualified solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from 2004 until 2008 before leaving to work in the voluntary sector.  Working at North Kensington Law Centre between 2008 and 2012 Emily-Anna worked across the employment and immigration departments, focussing on representing victims of trafficking. She has represented clients in the employment and immigration fields in tribunals, Employment Appeal Tribunal, Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), the County Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights. Notable cases include EK (Article 4 ECHR: Anti-Trafficking Convention) Tanzania v SSHD [2013] UKUT 00313 (IAC), Janah v Libya; Benkharbouche v Embassy of the Republic of Sudan [2015] EWCA Civ 33, Reyes & Anor v Al-Malki & Anor [2015] EWCA Civ 32 and Carmelli Bakeries Ltd v Benali UKEAT/0616/12/RN. To contact Emmy email emmy@atleu.org.uk

Kalvir Kaur

Kalvir qualified as a solicitor in 2002. She is a Level 3 Advanced Accredited Caseworker and Supervisor. Kalvir holds strategic and legal expertise in advocating for refugee children and victims of trafficking. She is an experienced trainer, having trained legal representatives and NGOs on protecting children’s rights. She travelled the country extensively training as part of Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) Refugee Children’s Project as well as being on its advisory group. Kalvir is a member of the ILPA children’s sub-committee, Trafficking Law and Policy Forum and the Anti-trafficking legal project. In 2008 Kalvir was awarded Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) in the Immigration & Asylum category and in 2014 she was the recipient of ECPAT UK Children’s Champion award. Kalvir’s publications include: - 
Watch over me: A system of guardianship for child victims of trafficking, ECPAT UK 2011 
Chapter contribution to Working with Refugee Children – Current Issues in Best Practice, ILPA 2011 
Chapter contribution to Human Trafficking Handbook, Edited by Parosha Chandran, LexisNexis 2011 
More recently, whilst volunteering at Lesvos, Kalvir drafted best principles for the volunteering community with a focus on child refugees. To contact Kalvir email kalvir@atleu.org.uk

Victoria Marks

Victoria is a founding member of ATLEU. Before becoming a lawyer Victoria developed a start up not for profit organisation assisting disadvantaged young people in inner city London. It was an innovative initiative bringing together creative professionals with young people to re-engage them in mainstream education and enhance their employability. Victoria has since retrained in law and worked as a caseworker at the North Kensington Law Centre between 2010 and 2012. She was called to the bar in 2009 and cross qualified to become a solicitor in 2015. She is an accredited Level 2 immigration advisor. She has a strong civil and public law practice representing clients in housing and community care cases and those seeking compensation from their traffickers or the state. She has represented clients in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal, the County Court and High Court. She has particular expertise in working with extremely vulnerable and traumatised clients. Her notable cases include Chandhok & Anor v Tirkey UKEAT/0190/14/KN in which it was established for the first time that caste discrimination is in principle prohibited under the Equality Act as an aspect of race. To contact Victoria email victoria@atleu.org.uk

Juliette Nash

Juliette is a founding member of ATLEU. Juliette was entered onto the Solicitor’s Roll in 1995. Her practice includes all areas of employment law and she has extensive advocacy experience. Juliette worked at North Kensington Law Centre from 2005 until 2012. In 2009 she  was appointed as a fee paid employment judge and sits part time at the London South Employment Tribunal. Since 2006 Juliette has developed particular expertise working with victims of domestic servitude. She was a member of the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Disability Rights Commission panels of solicitors. Between 2004 and 2009 Juliette sat on the board of trustees for the Discrimination Law Association (DLA), for whom she drafted replies to government consultations relevant to discrimination law ranging from the Equality Bill to legal aid, as well as organising and chairing their webcast Practitioner Group Meetings. She met with ministers to represent the interests and knowledge of the DLA membership and has represented the DLA at numerous conferences and on committees. Juliette regularly contributes articles and case reports to the DLA publication “Briefings” and has appeared on national media to speak on disability and employment law to a lay audience, as well as speaking on Radio 4’s Today Programme in relation to her work with migrant domestic workers. To contact Juliette email juliette@atleu.org.uk

Carita Thomas

Carita qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and worked at Sheffield firm Howells LLP before joining ATLEU in 2015. She is accredited as a senior immigration caseworker and supervisor and police station representative. She was shortlisted as a finalist in the immigration category for the 2014 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards. Carita is the co-convenor of the Legal Aid Working Group of the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association and is a former committee member of Young Legal Aid Lawyers. In 2013 Chambers and Partners noted her “excellent work with vulnerable clients, particularly victims of trafficking”. She was ranked individually in Chambers and Partners 2014 as an associate to watch with the entry stating: “Sources say: “She will work herself to death for her clients. She does quality work and is very thorough, which makes a difference.”” Carita's work for private paying clients has covered all areas of immigration law from family migration, European law applications, citizenship, judicial review and business migration. Her notable trafficking cases include AB v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWHC 1490 (Admin) (22 May 2015) in which the court quashed a finding that the Claimant was not a victim of trafficking and ordered the government to remake the decision, ruling that it was unlawful for the SSHD not to engage with expert evidence or give reasons if she chose to reject it.  To contact Carita email carita@atleu.org.uk

Siobhan Poll

Siobhan joined ATLEU as a Justice First Fellow in January 2017. She studied Law at Brunel University and completed her Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in London. She spent her university placement year at Ealing Law Centre and Bartram & Co Solicitors and continued working at the law centre throughout her final years of study. Siobhan’s fellowship project will focus on improving access to justice for victims of trafficking who are seeking compensation. Currently victims face multiple barriers when seeking compensation from their trafficker. The project will look at ways of improving victims’ access to legal aid and build awareness of these issues across the legal advice sector. To contact Siobhan email s.poll@atleu.org.uk

Marsha Lowe

Marsha has worked in marketing, campaigns and research in the voluntary and creative sectors since 2001. She joined ATLEU in November 2015 as their marketing and project manager. Marsha is a senior project manager who joined ATLEU from UCL where she was managing a national pilot survey at the Institute of Child Health. Previously, she worked at The Children’s Society in a variety of roles across media, campaigns and marketing. Her final role was Marketing Project Manager, managing the promotion and publication of their well-being and child poverty research programmes as well as supporting their policy and research work. To contact Marsha email marsha@atleu.org.uk