Akilah is an associate at Keller Lenkner UK. She assists with the day-to-day conduct of group actions relating to investment mis-selling and fraud.
Prior to joining Keller Lenkner, Akilah trained at the Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance LLP. She has since specialised in contentious regulatory work, white- collar crime, and offshore commercial litigation. Akilah has also gained extensive experience in legal risk and compliance from her role as an in-house risk lawyer.
Akilah graduated from the University of Cambridge, where she read English Literature. Prior to commencing her legal career, she completed the Teach First Graduate Programme, and taught English at a secondary state school. In her spare time, Akilah volunteers as a committee member of the Law Society’s Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division, and as a school governor.