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Isabel Christ

Trainee solicitor

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality

Isabel is a trainee solicitor in our Immigration, Asylum and Nationality team.

Isabel is a trainee solicitor in our Immigration, Asylum and Nationality team. She assists solicitors in the team with a wide rage of matters, including asylum claims and deportation, and their resulting appeals and judicial reviews. She also assists the team on applications for citizenship and settlement, and applications for victims of domestic violence, victims of trafficking and children in local authority care.

Isabel previously worked in the Public Law and Human Rights team assisting with judicial review challenges and civil claims against public authorities. These included cases concerning age assessments of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, the suitability of asylum accommodation and children’s special educational needs provisions.

She has further worked with members of the Public Law and Human Rights team in bringing compensation claims on behalf of individuals falsely accused by the Home Office of cheating on a TOEIC English language test.

Isabel has an interest in cases concerning individuals subject to immigration control, as well as the rights of children and young people. This includes cases involving children in need, children in care and care leavers.

Education and career
  • Isabel graduated from the University of Bath in 2018 with a BSc in Politics and International Relations
  • Whilst studying for her GDL at the University of Law she volunteered at the Kensington and Chelsea Citizens Advice Bureau
  • She completed her LLM Legal Practice Course at BPP University in 2022
  • Before joining Bindmans, Isabel worked as a paralegal specialising in Children’s Public Law. She moved into law after working in the field of International Development focusing on the provision of humanitarian aid to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children