MEET THE TEAM
Senior lecturer in law
Rasheed Nujeerallee trained as a barrister and subsequently qualified as a solicitor specialising in mental health and capacity law. Rasheed represents clients in relation to all aspects of the Mental Health Act. Though frequently appearing before the First-tier Tribunal and the Hospital Managers he can also assist and represent clients in relation to unlawful detention claims and conduct judicial reviews should the need arise.
Before deciding to focus exclusively on mental health law, Rasheed represented prisoners nationwide and was an experienced advocate before the Parole Board.
Aside from practice, Rasheed is a senior lecturer in law teaching on the barrister training course [BTC] and new solicitors qualifying exam [SQE].
Rasheed currently teaches criminal advocacy, evidence, criminal litigation, and conferencing.
Hayley joined Nujeerallee Law in 2023. Dedicated and committed, Hayley is personable with a long, diverse career in client facing roles both domestically and internationally. Hayley is one of the reasons the firm meets its administrative demands whilst being approachable and client care centred.
First-tier Tribunal Judge
Russell Parkes joined the firm in January 2024 and is a long-standing member of the Law Society Mental Health Panel. Russell has been representing clients in Tribunals for over 30 years. He has a wealth of experience acting for both forensic and civil clients.
Before primarily focusing on mental health law, Russell practiced crime and regularly appeared in court as a Solicitor Advocate.
Russell was appointed as a Fee paid Tribunal Judge in 2001 and sits as a Judge in both the Mental Health and Social Entitlement Chambers.
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