New deputy editors appointed for the Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law


The Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law is delighted to announce the appointment of two new deputy editors to work with the editor, Alan Desmond. The JIANL is the official journal of ILPA and provides a forum for in-depth, expert analysis of immigration law developments by leading scholars and practitioners.

Farin Anthony is a Barrister at No5 Barristers’ Chambers specialising in asylum, immigration, human rights and public law. She is also a Fee Paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber and the Social Entitlement Chamber. Farin has specialised in asylum, immigration, human rights and public law for 20 years. In that time, she has held many roles in the sector including as a Solicitor-Advocate at Refugee and Migrant Justice; Lecturer at Nottingham Law School; and Examiner for the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme. Responding to news of her appointment Farin said: “I’m delighted to be part of the Journal’s editorial team. I am relishing the opportunity to work with academics and practitioners on high quality, intellectually stimulating articles that will extend our collective knowledge and understanding in the increasingly important field of immigration, asylum and nationality law.”

Dr Amanda Spalding currently works as a Lecturer in Law at the University of Leeds and has previously worked at the University of Sheffield and Canterbury Christ Church University. She holds a PhD from Kings College London and her PhD research The Treatment of Immigrants in the European Court of Human Rights: Moving Beyond Criminalisation has recently been published as a monograph with Hart. Responding to her appointment Amanda said: “I am delighted to join the editorial team for the Journal which contributes to the growing field of immigration law and spans both academia and practice. The ever-changing landscape of immigration law and policy demonstrates how vital it is to not only keep on top of developments but to seek a deeper understanding of them.”