Jed Pennington

Jed specialises in public law and human rights, with a particular focus on the rights of people held in immigration detention and deaths in state custody.

Jed regularly provides training on his areas of practice and writes journal articles, including co-authoring regular updates on immigration detention for Legal Action. He is an accredited senior caseworker under the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum scheme and maintains a strong interest in immigration law. He works closely with a number of NGOs, including Medical Justice, ILPA, Bail for Immigration Detainees and INQUEST. He is co-convenor of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association’s Removals, Detention and Offences working group. He has been a trustee for Detention Action (2012-2016), assisting with their challenges to the detained fast track process; and he has been a trustee for ILPA (2012-2014). He won the award for young legal aid solicitor of year at the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards 2012. He is recommended in both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories.

  • Jed Pennington
Jed Pennington, photo Sarah Booker


"Tenacious and good with clients with strong academic knowledge of the field"

Chambers and Partners 2017


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