Arina Kalyavina

Trainee Solicitor

International Protection
+44 20 7724 4488
English, Russian


Arina has experience of working in both the complex immigration team and the UK Inbound immigration team. Previously, she worked as a Paralegal at Kadmos Consultants and as a Research Assistant at the School of Government and International Affairs (SGIA) at the University of Durham.

Arina works closely with Charles Burnett on asylum and protection claims, appeals to the Immigration Tribunals and public law challenges against decisions by the UK Home Office.

Arina is currently assisting with preparing a number of applications for international protection in the UK, challenging the SSHD’s delay in determining a client’s claim for international protection, challenging a refusal of a complex immigration application and seeking assurances of safe passage for her clients.

Arina is passionate about understanding the client’s issues and their needs, and presenting the client’s case accurately to the Home Office / the SSHD.


  • BPP Professional Development Award


contact us