Mr Mark Symes

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Mr Mark Symes
Position/Fellowship type:
Visiting Fellow
Fellowship term:
01-Apr-2011 to 31-May-2011
Human Rights Consortium

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Human rights
Summary of research interests and expertise:
Mark Symes has been a specialist in asylum and refugee law since the early 1990s. He undertakes advocacy from the Tribunal to the Court of Appeal, 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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