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Sila Akin

Sila is a paralegal who joined the Actions Against the Police and Public Law Department (Inquests, Judicial Reviews and Public Inquiries) at the firm in January 2022. She assists Daniel Cooper with inquests, actions against the police and the Lambeth Children’s Home Redress Scheme. Sila obtained an undergraduate degree in European and International Law in 2017 and completed the Bar Professional Training Programme and Masters in 2019.

Alongside her legal studies, Sila volunteered for the human rights organisation Liberty responding to the public’s human rights queries, and the Free Representation Unit representing individuals appealing the refusal of benefits.

She is fluent in Turkish.