Judith Farbey QC

Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

Judith Farbey QC specialises in public and administrative law. Her work includes judicial review, civil claims involving public bodies and advisory work for clients seeking to avoid litigation. She undertakes cases raising European and international human rights law.

Her specialist immigration practice includes all aspects of Tier 2 and Tier 4 of the Points Based System for individual and corporate clients. She has developed a niche in sponsor licensing in the further and higher education sector, having been described as having “an unrivalled strategic understanding” of this area of law (Chambers & Partners, 2013). Her nationality law practice extends to prisoners abroad on death row. The author of numerous journal articles on immigration law, she is a member of the Consulting Editorial Board for the Immigration Law section of Lexis PSL.

She has an extensive practice in the law of detention.  She appears in judicial review cases involving the criminal justice system and serving prisoners.

Outside the Bar, in 2011-2012, Judith was the Lead Assistant Boundary Commissioner for the London Region.

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