Georgia Griffiths

Pupil

Called 2017

LLB Law, Keele University

MA, Human Rights, Globalisation and Justice, Keele University

BPTC, Manchester Metropolitan University

Princess Royal Award 2015, Inner Temple

Duke of Edinburgh Award 2015, Inner Temple

Background

Georgia was called to the Bar in 2017 with a Very Competent grade from the Bar Professional Training Course, which she completed at the MMU in Manchester.

During her legal studies she volunteered at the Personal Support Unit assisting litigants in person, and for Shelter preparing cases for tribunal. She also undertook internships at the United Nations in Geneva and TATA Institute of Social Sciences in India working on social justice and human rights issues.

Outside of academia, Georgia has worked as a Presenting Officer for the Home Office and after completing her BPTC went on to assistant manage the Manchester PSU.

Civil


Georgia will be accepting instructions from 1st April 2019.

Crime


Georgia will be accepting instructions from 1st April 2019.

Family


Georgia will be accepting instructions from 1st April 2019.

Immigration


Georgia will be accepting instructions from 1st April 2019

Georgia worked as a Presenting Officer for the Home Office prior to coming to the Bar. As such she has a practical familiarity with Article 8 ECHR and asylum appeals, as well as experience of advocacy in the Immigration Tribunal. Georgia has presented for the Home Office in cases of persecution and deprivation of human rights, particularly Article 8. Through working for the Secretary of State she has an understanding of the decision making process and is able to objectively evaluate which arguments are likely to be persuasive to the Tribunal.