James Elliott > Wilson Solicitors LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Wilson Solicitors LLP
697 HIGH ROAD
TOTTENHAM
LONDON
N17 8AD
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Immigration and public law.

Position

Partner in the immigration department, specialising in immigration and asylum law, and has extensive experience at all levels of the system, with an emphasis on High Court work. James also practices in public law, specialising in challenges to detention and claims for compensation from government bodies.

Career

Trained Wilson Solicitors; qualified 2001; partner 2010 to date.

Languages

French.

Memberships

ILPA (has provided regular training for the past five years – conducted field trips to gather evidence for country guidance cases).

Education

Judd School, Tonbridge; University of Leeds (1995 BA (Hons) English Language and Literature).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Administrative and public law

Wilson Solicitors LLP’s public law department has a strong focus on immigration matters; practice head James ElliottNina Rathbone Pullen and Katy Robinson handle challenges to long-term immigration detention, often for vulnerable children, victims of trafficking, those with mental illnesses and physically disable individuals.The group also recently handled successful challenges against the Home Office for age-disputed children, and assists with obtaining access to social care and adequate housing by way of judicial review.

London > Public sector > Civil liberties and human rights

The civil liberties practice at Wilson Solicitors LLP has vast expertise across the human rights spectrum with a specialist focus on immigration detention issues and public law. James Elliott oversees the practice, which handles community care work, inquests and actions against the police. Katy Robinson is the key name for migrant rights issues, while Nusrat Uddin and Nina Rathbone Pullen regularly represent victims of trafficking.