Annahita Moradi-Balf is a barrister specialising in international human rights law, public inquiries and immigration detention. Prior to specialising, she trained as a criminal defence barrister representing individuals in youth, magistrates’ and crown courts. Her domestic and international cases involve a range of issues including due process, torture and ill-treatment, healthcare, land and natural resources. She is a legal consultant to a committee at the Council of Europe advising on the international law framework for immigration detention conditions.
Committed to improving effective and equal access to justice, in 2022 she won the ‘Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year’ Award and was a finalist for the ‘International Pro Bono Barrister of the Year’ Award.