Marios Kontos

Solicitor and the Legal Officer of UKLGIG

Marios Kontos is a solicitor and the Legal Officer of UKLGIG. He provides legal advice and assistance to LGBTQI+ people seeking asylum on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity, and helps deliver the organisation’s policy work. Marios has extensive experience in immigration, asylum and public law, having previously worked at Duncan Lewis Solicitors and UNHCR in London. He is certified by the Law Society as a Senior Caseworker.

Marios's Upcoming Training

Tuesday 22 September 2020, 10:00 – 13:00, 3.0 CPD Hours

Tutors: Marios Kontos, Solicitor and Legal Officer at UKLGIG and Gabriella Bettiga, Director of MHBe Legal and Supervising Solicitor at UKLGIG, Bojana Asanovic, Lamb Building

WEB 1058 LGBTQI+ Asylum Claims in Litigation is a FREE Webinar delivered in collaboration with UKLGIG.
Register for your place HERE.

A practical course in preparing and conducting appeals, identifying errors of law in determinations, preparing fresh claims and getting ready to challenge refusals. It will also touch upon certifications. The course will address common errors by the Home Office, practitioners and judges.

Topics include:

Analysing refusal letters
Preparing an appeal
Errors of law
Preparing a fresh claim