Lexis Nexis Legal Awards 2020 – Pro Bono Award

As someone who dedicates a significant part of her practice to pro bono work, Sangeetha drafted the submission on behalf of Goldsmith Chamber’s immigration team for the Pro Bono category of the Lexis Nexis Legal Awards 2020.  We are proud to have been shortlisted for the award and celebrate Lexis Nexis for acknowledging what an unusually…

Article on Greek-Turkey border violence for Border Criminologies, University of Oxford

Sangeetha is proud to be an Associate of the Border Criminologies Faculty at the University of Oxford.  Border Criminologies sits within the Criminology Department of the University’s Faculty of Law.  The department brings together academics, practitioners and those who have experienced border control from around the world, showcasing original research from a range of perspectives.…

Nominated for Women in Law Awards 2020

Sangeetha is honoured to be nominated as a ‘Rising Star’ for the Women in Law Awards 2020! The inaugural award has been established to showcase the achievements and innovations of women across all areas of legal practice.  It is a celebration of 100 years of women in the law and serves to celebrate the significant…

Discussing the integration of refugees on CGTN Live Television

Sangeetha was invited to discuss the catastrophe of Europe’s management of asylum seekers and refugees as part of CGTN’s ‘Forgotten Frontier’ television special on 17th October 2019. Sangeetha commended positive examples of European town policies that encouraged pathways to integration and forged better access to the labour market for asylum seekers and refugees.  However these small-scale…

Interview with The Circle

Sangeetha is thankful to The Circle for profiling her in their recent ‘Widen Your Circle’ campaign.  You can read her full interview here.   Sangeetha is a member of The Circle, an NGO founded by Annie Lennox.  The Circle’s work is inspired by the notion that when women come together and organise, they can be a…

Roger Hood Lecture, University of Oxford

Sangeetha is associated to the Border Criminologies department which sits within the Faculty of Law at Oxford University.  She was invited to attend the Annual Roger Hood Lecture, part of the All Souls Criminology Seminar Series held at the University of Oxford. This year’s lecture was entitled ‘(De)constructing the crimmigrant other: migration, citizenship and penal power’ and…