Jelia Sane awarded international Pegasus scholarship by the Inner Temple

10.02.17 | |


Doughty Street Chambers is pleased to announce that Jelia Sane has been awarded a scholarship by the Inner Temple Pegasus Trust.  As a Pegasus scholar, she will spend 3 months in Greece working with Advocates Abroad, an international NGO which provides free legal assistance to asylum seekers and migrants across the Greek mainland and islands.  


Jelia will be advising individual  applicants  on all aspects of refugee and human rights law, including the Refugee Convention, the Dublin III Regulation, the EU/Turkey statement and the ECHR; supporting Greek lawyers working on  strategic challenges before the European supranational courts and on complaints before the UN treaty monitoring bodies; and working closely with other stakeholders on the ground, including the UNCHR, ICRC and Doctors Without Borders, to coordinate and strengthen the legal protection of vulnerable migrants in Greece.


Advocates Abroad operates in detention centres, refugee camps, and first reception centres or ‘hotspots,  all over Greece. More information about their work can be found here.


Jelia practices in all areas of immigration and asylum, human rights, and international law. More information about her practice is available here.

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