Gabriella is a solicitor and qualified Italian lawyer. She graduated in law in Italy and obtained an LLM at SOAS, specialising in immigration and Islamic law. She is accredited as an Advanced Caseworker and Supervisor with the Law Society IAAS Scheme. Gabriella is a member of the Tribunal Procedure Committee and has been Chair of the Independent Cost and Funding Adjudicators at the Legal Aid Agency for many years. Gabriella is also an ILPA trustee. She regularly delivers training on immigration and asylum and writes articles on immigration for national and international publications.