Mark Symes

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Mark Symes
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Visiting Fellow
Refugee Law Initiative
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Mark Symes has been a specialist in asylum and refugee law since the early 1990s. He has represented refugees in every court from the Tribunal to the Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights, and has a flourishing judicial review practice, specialising in refugee and subsidiary protection. He is particularly interested in the European dimension of international protection, and arguments based on the Qualification, Procedures and Reception Directives, and on the Charter of Fundamental Rights; and in exclusion from refugee status and subsidiary protection. 

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