Vanessa Delgado is one of the supervising lawyers for the Refugee Law Clinic and is a Consultant Solicitor at Duncan Lewis Solicitors. She has represented clients in the field of immigration and asylum law for more than 17 years. Prior to her current role she has also previously worked as a Supervising Counsellor at the Immigration Advisory Service in Cardiff before helping set up and later head the Immigration Law Department at Ty Arian Solicitors in Swansea.

She is highly experienced in dealing with all aspects of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality cases through to Judicial Review. Vanessa has had successful conduct of very complex cases involving:

  • Asylum matters;
  • Victims of trafficking;
  • EEA regulations; and
  • Cases under the Points Based System.

Vanessa is accredited through the Law Society Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme (IAAS) as a Senior Immigration Caseworker, and also accredited to Supervisory Level. She has a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Cardiff University and a BA in Law and Sociology from Warwick University.