Kim is currently a paralegal and a Level 2 Senior Caseworker accredited under the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme, assisting clients in a range of applications, appeals and litigation.
Kim was called to the bar in 2018 and has specialised in immigration and asylum law since 2017. During this time, she has gained experience in a range of areas of practice, including asylum, deportation, family and EEA applications. She has assisted in achieving a successful outcome for clients in a range of applications, appeals and judicial review cases.
Kim has experience of case preparation from start to finish, including drafting grounds for permission to appeal and applications for judicial review. She has experience of advocacy in the First-tier Tribunal including applications for immigration bail and case management hearings.
In 2017, she graduated from the University of Exeter, having completed a dual-qualification LLB in English and French Law. In her final year, she completed a French Masters degree in European Law at the Université de Rennes I.
During her studies, she was engaged in pro-bono work, including providing advice and advocacy for individuals in immigration detention through the University of Law Advice Centre and volunteering as a caseworker at Liberty (Human Rights). In 2018, she won the HRLA Judicial Review Competition which was judged by a panel of top QCs and a High Court Judge.
Kim is currently a member of the young lawyers committee of the Human Rights Lawyers Association, where she organises events relating to contemporary human rights issues.