Tuesday 7 February 2017, 6:30pm-8:30pm, central London by Kings Cross
Evening with lawyer Ana González on apostasy and asylum
Ana will go through asylum procedures and also provide one-on-one advice during the evening.
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Suggested donation: £3 waged; £1 unwaged.
Ana Gonzalez was born in Spain and graduated in Employment Law at the University of La Coruna. She moved to the UK in 1994 and qualified as a solicitor in 2003.
Ana became a partner at Wilson Solicitors LLP in 2010.
Having trained in asylum, nationality and public law, she now practises in immigration and asylum work, and has interests in human rights and European Law. Ana is an internationally recognised expert in gender and sexuality-based asylum claims as well as having extensive expertise in representing victims of human trafficking.
Ana is praised in Chambers and Partners for her “constant attention to cases, leading client care and real knowledge of the law.” She “continues to stand out for significant work on human trafficking cases, often raising new country guidance points” (2012). “She is a stand-out practitioner in the field of refugee law, with particular expertise in trafficking cases” (2014). She “is very experienced, passionate and has very good judgement.” (2016)
She practises in all aspects of immigration and asylum work, and has a specialist interest in European law.
Ana has been with Wilson since 1999. Prior to joining us Ana was at the well respected Refugee Legal Centre. She has been a guest speaker at the London School of Economics and is currently involved in the ILPA asylum sub-committee group.
Ana has been featured in the New Statesman for her excellent work.
She has been instrumental in supporting asylum cases of those deemed “apostates” from Islam.