Sila Akin

Sila joined Hickman & Rose in July  2019 and assists Helen Stone and Kate Maynard in the civil department with inquests, actions against the police and actions against the Ministry of Justice.

Sila graduated from the University of the West of England, Bristol in 2014 with a first class degree an LLB in European and International Law and an award from the Institute of Leadership and Management  and has .  She completed her BPTC at City Law School in 2019 and is currently working towards an LLM in Bar Professional Training and has been awarded the Sir Thomas Moore Scholarship by Lincoln’s Inn.

Throughout her studies Sila has undertaken a number of pro bono roles, including volunteering for the Free Representation unit to appear before the First Tier Tribunal  in Social Security appeals. She has also volunteered as an Advice and Information officer at Liberty, assisting adults with disabilities and with a charity in aid of third parties to domestic abuse.