Matrix welcomes two new members


Matrix are delighted to welcome Ayesha Christie and Darryl Hutcheon as full members on completion of their traineeship.

Ayesha’s main areas of practice include immigration and asylum law. Before coming to the Bar, Ayesha interned at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Ecuador, where she provided legal analysis of complex issues arising in UNHCR’s Refugee Status Determinations, and wrote legal reference material for the UNHCR Protection team. She also worked as a Caseworker at Refugee and Migrant Justice and subsequently as the Senior Immigration Advisor at the Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities. Ayesha has taken up the post of Judicial Assistant in the UKSC for the 2015/2016 fixed term.

Darryl’s main areas of practice include employment & discrimination law and public law. Between graduating and coming to the Bar, Darryl worked as a labour law researcher at the International Labour Organisation in Geneva, researching and writing about international standards and practice on temporary agency work and trade union rights. He also worked in a legal advisory role for Ergon Associates, a labour and human rights consultancy based in London, and was a Teaching Fellow at University College London.