Year of Call: 2013, The Honourable Society of Middle Temple
Kareesha appears frequently in asylum appeals and also has experience of drafting fresh asylum representations. She advises in respect of applications under the immigration rules, including the Points-Based System, representing at appeals and drafting grounds of administrative review. She also represents EEA nationals and their family members. She has a particular interest in asylum and humanitarian protection involving women and children. Her cross-expertise in family law is particularly useful in cases involving the best interests of children pursuant to s. 55 of the 2009 Act.
Combining legal practice with academic research, Kareesha was previously the Head of Law at St. Patricks College – the largest private higher education institution in the UK which is part of the Global University System (Ulaw, LSBF, St-Patricks) She was also a Visiting Lecturer at Kensington College of Business and Middlesex College of Law where she London she taught Contract Law, and Public law.
Clients praise her for his pragmatic and sound advice with detailed cost/benefit analysis, together with an approachable personality.
She has previously advised on aviation, fuel jet and is developing a commercial practice with particular emphasis on aviation and cryptocurrencies.
Due to spending time in-house at a major oil company, Kareesha has an appreciation for the business objectives, realities and pressures at play during commercial disputes.
Some of the world’s foremost fuel jet companies are counted as her clients.
She was called to the Bar in 2013 at the Honourable Society of Middle Temple. In addition, she is a Consultant for the TMF Group in South East Asia.
Kareesha was previously a committee member of the Society of Asian Lawyers. What followed from that is her appreciation of potential and challenges of the law promoting gender-equality. She has taken a particular interest in women legal issues that often overlap with immigration law. She holds a free monthly surgery for women and children in need for women who cannot afford legal advice.
Kareesha is a specialist in Direct Public Access and is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public.
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