BA (Hons) Law and Anthropology (2:1) London School of Economics and Political Science (L.S.E)
LLM in Professional Legal Skills (Merit) City Law School, London
Bar Professional Training Course (B.P.T.C) City Law School
Called to the Bar in 2012 by Gray’s Inn
Cato Stonex Scholarship for a UK Undergraduate (L.S.E)
Richard Yorke Scholarship (Gray’s Inn)
Wendy Bremang has been selected to represent the interests of the American Coalition for the International Criminal Court (AMICC) as a Delegate at the Secretariat of the ICC’s Assembly of States Parties 2017 session. This event will be held at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York in December 2017.
Wendy continues to practice as a Barrister in Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights Law and will return to Chambers upon completion of her duties as a delegate at the Secretariat of the ICC’s Assembly of States Parties December 2017 session.
Wendy maintains a busy immigration practice and provides advice and representation in all areas of immigration, asylum and human rights law, including European Community free movement law. She regularly appears in the First-tier and Upper Tribunals of the Asylum and Immigration Chamber and is often instructed to assist the Government Legal Department as a Baby Barrister, drafting Summary Grounds of Defence. Wendy also provides advice and representation in all areas of housing law. She is regularly instructed to draft on behalf of the Legal Ombudsman Service.
Wendy is noted for the analytical and strategic approach in which she conducts all of her cases. Her commitment to each of the matters that she is instructed in is underpinned by a deep rooted interest in all issues relating to human rights and social development. Prior to qualifying as a barrister, Wendy worked as a Litigation Caseworker at the Home Office managing Immigration Judicial Review cases through to a conclusion. She also gained extensive experience of human rights related work through placements at The Council of Europe,The European Court of Human Rights, The United Nations and The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of the Law.
Asan Saidi Juma +2 v SSHD Acted on behalf of Appellants to address the immigration judge on issues such as Article 8, Section 55 compelling circumstances and the proportionality of removing the Appellants from the United Kingdom in light of the fact that neither of the main Appellants shared the same country of origin, nor had either one maintained a meaningful connection to their respective country of origin (AIT)
Bhavjot Sidhu +1 v SSHD Acted on behalf of Appellants who were refused leave to remain. Addressed the immigration judge on issues such as whether it would be unlawful, unreasonable and disproportionate in all the circumstances to expect a couple in the process of IVF treatment to relocate to their country of origin whilst a frozen cycle and sample was pending in a UK hospital) (AIT)
Everton Daley v ECO Acted on behalf of an Appellant seeking to join his British Citizen wife (sponsor) and child in the United Kingdom to address the immigration judge on issues such as Article 8, proportionality and a narrow miss submission on the income threshold at the date of decision. (AIT)
Rebecca Afabor v ECO Acted on behalf of an Appellant in a matter concerning credibility and the genuineness of official documentation in support of an application to study in the United Kingdom. (AIT)
Noah Chipikosa Mwale v SSHD Acted on behalf of an Appellant seeking discretionary leave to remain on Article 8 and compassionate grounds (medical health). (AIT)
Michael Cobbinah v SSHD Acted on behalf of the Appellant against a decision concerning whether the marriage between him and his EEA National wife was genuinely subsisting and whether they intended to live permanently with each other. (AIT)
Gabriel Nonso Oforkaja v SSHD Retained rights upon divorce from an EEA National. Submissions addressed the genuineness of this matter as a free movement case as confirmed by the registration of the marriage in Poland. (AIT)
Issac Kingsley Abban Kwofie v SSHD Acted on behalf of an Appellant against a decision on the basis of a refusal under Regulation 15 (b) of the immigration (eea) regulations 2006 (AIT)
Rosemary Adaobi Catherine Mgbachi v ECO Acted on behalf of an Appellant who was the wife of a U.K citizen Sponsor and refused entry clearance to join her husband. Addressed the immigration judge on issues such as the authenticity of documentation and whether the SSHD had acted unlawfully in making such a finding without cogent reasons or putting his concerns to the Appellant (AIT)
Daceya Dian Hibbert (+1) Acted on behalf of the Appellant to draft grounds of appeal against the decision of the First Tier Tribunal. Permission to appeal to the Upper Tribunal granted on the basis that the First Tier Tribunal Judge had taken an incorrect note of oral evidence and had further failed to consider material evidence.
Muhammad Anwar Ul Haq Khan v SSHD Acted on behalf of an Appellant to address the immigration judge on issues such as evidential flexibility and proportionality in an appeal against a decision to refuse an application for a Tier 1 visa. (AIT)
AA V SSHD Appeal allowed to a limited extent to be reconsidered by the Respondent on the basis that the Home Office decision did not adequately address Section 55 considerations. Acted on behalf of a vulnerable Appellant with respect to youth and medical health grounds. (AI
Communications to the ICC regarding the Situation in Iraq (2009)
Communications to the ICC regarding the Situation in Gaza (2009)
The Heritage Foundation, Backgrounder, The U.S. Should Not Join the International Criminal Court, by Brett D. Schaefer and Steven Groves. The American Coalition for the International Criminal Court Analysis. (2009)
The Election and Assignment of International Criminal Court Judges (2009)
Response to Criticism that the International Criminal Court is “Anti-African” (2009)
Proceedings Before Trial in the Case of the Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui at the ICC (2009)
What did the Victorians seek to achieve through the creation and development of the penal system in England and Wales? A short history of retribution, rehabilitation and deterrence (2010)
The Guilty Plea Sentence Discount: How Much is too Much? (2013)