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Alaa Ahmed

Trainee Solicitor

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Alaa studied law at SOAS University of London and was awarded an LLB Hons in 2016. She also holds a Master of Laws in Human Rights, Justice and Conflict from SOAS and was awarded a distinction in 2018 for her thesis titled “The fate of contemporary British citizenship: an analysis of citizenship deprivation powers in relation to statelessness and human rights in the UK”.

Alaa joined us in 2019, initially in our administration team. She became a caseworker in our immigration team in 2020 and a Trainee Solicitor in 2022. She is registered as a Senior Caseworker with the Law Society Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme.

Before joining us Alaa worked for humanitarian NGO Crisis Action as a research assistant and led on a campaign in response to the 2019 protests in Sudan. Alongside this role Alaa volunteered at Liberty as an Advice and Information volunteer.

Alaa has also worked for the United Nations Development Programme in Lebanon as well as volunteering at Camden Community Law Centre and the Bar Pro Bono Unit. 

Languages: Arabic

Interests: music, film, and African literature