Annahita Moradi

Call: 2016

Specialist in



Annahita is developing a strong international practice, with a focus on international human rights law. Her casework covers a range of international crime and human rights issues including arbitrary detention, below standard detention conditions, due process interferences, torture, state hostage-taking; and rights to property, development, and natural resources. Annahita’s developing casework includes a range of domestic and international mechanisms including diplomatic protection, international sanctions, and legal submissions and communications to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, and the Committee Against Torture.

Domestically, Annahita represents individuals in immigration detention. She has particular experience in cases involving issues of modern slavery, human trafficking, and criminality. Annahita is a former criminal defence barrister representing individuals at Youth, Magistrates’ and Crown Courts.

Separate Work

Annahita lectures Law at Goldsmiths (University of London), focusing on Articles 8 and 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights.



BPTC, University of Law (2015 – 2016)
MA Legal and Political Theory, University College London (2014 – 2015)
LLB, School of Oriental and African Studies (2011 – 2014)

Professional Memberships

Extradition Lawyers Association (Member)
International Bar Association (Member)
Arab Regional Forum, IBA (Member)
Human Rights Law Committee, IBA (Member)
Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (Member)


Persian (Farsi)


Princes of Wales Scholarship, BPTC, £16000
Performance Award, BPTC, £1000