Lorela studied Law and Politics at Queen Mary University of London, graduating in 2017. During her time at university, Lorela was involved in pro-bono project with the Freedom Law Clinic doing Criminal appeals work. The project involved volunteering with the City of London Criminal Appeals Clinic to help those convicted of criminal offences bring their cases to the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) by reviewing evidence submitted during criminal trials and comparing the law of joint enterprise at the time the cases were heard and how the law developed since R v Jogee  UKSC 8.
Lorela joined Wilsons as an immigration caseworker in 2019, prior to that, she started at the firm in 2017 as a legal aid biller. She provides advice and assistance in a wide range of immigration, asylum and human rights cases and is especially interested in asylum and family reunion cases.
Prior to joining Wilsons, Lorela was involved in a political activist scheme called ‘X-Future’, raising awareness of issues facing adolescents, to the Islington council. The event was held by the Guardian and was a networking opportunity to discuss issues such as knife crime, education and unemployment.
Lorela is passionate in developing a trusting relationship with clients, ensuring excellent service and representing individuals who have suffered injustice as a result of the way their cases have been processed by the Home Office.
Interests: baking, travel and swimming