Jill is a full-time Professor at the University of London, Royal Holloway College. With an interest in social mobility and distance learning ethics, she also works for the University of London Worldwide where she is the convenor and Chief examiner on the LLB undergraduate Jurisprudence module and for the LLM postgraduate module Human Rights of Women as its founding author, convenor and Chief examiner.
Her main areas of expertise are the international human rights of women, the purpose of law, injustice, personal freedom and identity, especially privacy, expression, religious and gender identity. She is the author of three books on these issues including Human Rights Law and Personal Identity (Routledge 2014).
Professor Heinze’s books include
Prior to joining Wilsons Shahailya worked as a legal advisor at Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre. She has volunteered with organisations including Stonewall and Liberty conducting legal research into human rights issues. She has also gained further experience at SNR Denton and Berwin Leighton Paisner pro bono clinics, Mishcon de Reya and Tuckers Solicitors.
Shahailya is an accredited senior immigration caseworker. She advises both privately funded and legal aid clients. She advises in many areas including asylum and human rights, family reunion, and article 8 matters. She has worked extensively with vulnerable victims of trafficking, torture and domestic violence.
Shahailya volunteers with the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group.