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Nkiru Okafor

Solicitor

direct line: 020 8885 7933

email: n.okafor@wilsonllp.co.uk

Nkiru read International Relations and French at the University of Leeds graduating in 2012. She qualified as a solicitor in November 2018 having initially joined the firm in the billing department in 2014. She then went on to become a public law caseworker and subsequently trained in our public law department. Nkiru is IAAS level 2 accredited in Immigration and Asylum work.

Nkiru acts for clients in a range of legal challenges against government decisions, both by way of judicial review and civil actions for compensation, with a particular focus on the rights of migrants and immigration detention. Nkiru also represents those affected by the Windrush scandal in seeking compensation from the state.

Nkiru regularly works with vulnerable clients, including unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, victims of trafficking and victims of human rights abuses and torture.

Before coming to Wilsons Nkiru volunteered at the Hackney Migrant Centre.

Languages: French

Interests: Swimming, plants and live music.