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Karma Hickman

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Associate in Bishop & Sewell LLP

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Karma is an Associate Solicitor in our Immigration department, where she undertakes work in a broad range of fields.

She has a particular interest and expertise in international surrogacy and international adoption cases.

Chambers & Partners recommends Karma as an ‘Associate to Watch’ in its 2017 rankings, noting that she “stands out for her ability in complex international surrogacy and partnership cases.

Karma qualified as a solicitor in 2012, after completing her training contract at Fisher Meredith, where she remained until its merger with Bishop & Sewell. She previously worked part-time at Birnberg Peirce’s immigration team while completing her legal studies, and holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law from the LSE. Before embarking on her legal career, Karma lived in Italy for many years, where she worked as a newswire journalist and translator.

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