“Everyone has the right to a nationality”

Alison Harvey

Alison Harvey is a barrister practising at No5 chambers in London. She holds a Masters in human rights and civil liberties law. She was formerly the General Secretary, then Legal Director, of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA) in the UK. She has specialised in immigration, asylum and nationality law since the mid-1990s, representing individuals and working on policy and legislation, in the UK and internationally. Alison conducts regular training and has published widely on immigration, asylum and nationality law, including statelessness, for example “Recent Developments on Deprivation of Nationality on Grounds of National Security and Terrorism Resulting in Statelessness” JIANL 2015, 29(2), 336-354. Alison is on the editorial board of the Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law and is a peer reviewer for several journals. She is a contributor to Fransman’s British Nationality Law and one of the two UK contacts for the European Legal Network on Asylum.