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Kane Jackson

Paralegal

Kane is a paralegal in the human rights department

Kane joined Leigh Day in 2020 as a paralegal, assisting Jamie Beagent and Stephanie Hill in the human rights department across a range of public law matters.

Kane assists Stephanie and Jamie acting for clients detained under immigration powers. This includes judicial review challenges to unlawful detention, accommodation delays and curfew conditions. He also assists with civil compensation schemes related to the above issues.

Kane is part of the Windrush team helping victims bring challenges or claim compensation for the harms they have suffered as a result of the Windrush scandal.

Education

Kane graduated in law in 2014 from Birmingham and went on to complete a graduate scheme with Johnson & Johnson Medical. He then worked in healthcare as a manager for five years before making a career change.

Kane was awarded a full scholarship to study an LLM in Human Rights, Conflict and Justice at SOAS. He graduated in December 2020 with Distinction – winning the prize for best overall course performance. Kane is passionate about tackling systemic issues and used his postgraduate study as a bridge between his previous experience and a career in human rights law.

Kane joined Leigh Day so that he could play a part in helping clients to overcome institutional barriers to justice. Within Leigh Day, Kane is an active member of our LGBT+ Committee as well as being an identity rep for the firm.