Jennine studied International Relations at the University of Sussex, graduating in 2005. She also holds a Research Masters in Human Geography from Royal Holloway, University of London. She converted to Law with distinction in 2012 and completed the Legal Practice Course in 2014.
Jennine joined Wilsons in 2010, and qualified as a Solicitor in January 2015,having trained in the Immigration, Public and Family departments.
Jennine’s work focuses on judicial review against public bodies and damages claims against the Home Office for unlawful detention. She is deeply committed to representing clients who suffer from mental health problems, and who have been victims of torture or human trafficking.
Prior to joining Wilsons, Jennine worked as an appeals caseworker at Refugee and Migrant Justice (formerly the Refugee Legal Centre) for two years, preparing and presenting a wide variety of appeals, predominantly in asylum and human rights cases, but also relating to deportation, entry clearance, and EEA law. She previously worked for the Big Issue, and for a charity supporting
people with mental health issues and learning disabilities.
Jennine wrote “Detained disbelieved dehumanised; fighting for asylum seekers” about the Detained Fast Track for the Centre for Human Rights in Practice in the online magazine Lacuna
Jennine grew up in Italy and is bilingual.
Interests: tai chi, creative writing, hill walking