Nafsika has been working in the field of asylum, human rights and immigration law since 2017, specialising in protection claims, domestic violence, and trafficking matters. She has been a Senior Accredited Caseworker (Level 2) since May 2018 and has been practicing as a Solicitor since December 2020.
Nafsika has particular experience acting in complex cases for vulnerable individuals, including survivors of torture and abuse, as well as Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children, having assisted clients in hundreds of such cases. She provides advice at all levels throughout immigration proceedings and undertakes appeals at the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
She is instructed to assist with a variety of applications including Entry Clearance (Tier 2 & Family Reunion), Leave to Remain, Indefinite Leave to Remain and Naturalisation.
Prior to joining Sutovic & Hartigan, Nafsika completed her training contract at Wimbledon Solicitors, having previously worked in a refugee reception camp in Greece. Nafsika has an interest in humanitarian aid and is involved in volunteering. She holds her LPC from University of Law and an LLB and LLM in Public International Law from Queen Mary University of London, focusing on Children’s rights, Refugee, Humanitarian Law and Armed Conflict. She is a native Greek and Romanian speaker and can also converse in French and Spanish.