Dr Hasan Hafidh PhD MA BA(Hons) BISA BRISMES
Expertise in immigration and asylum, Middle East and North Africa
Dr Hasan Hafidh is an academic and expert analyst specialising in Middle East Politics and International Relations having served various roles as a Teaching and Visiting Fellow at King's College London, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) and the University of Leeds. Dr Hafidh has vast experience as an expert witness and document examiner of all issues in his cited specialist areas of expertise, most notably in immigration, asylum and human rights cases for clients and appellants coming from the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.
Continuing Professional Development and Specialist Training:
Dr Hafidh also provides document authentication services of formal and semi-formal Arabic documents and is a member of the National Handwriting Association (NHA) and the British Institute of Graphologists (BIG) and has verified documents by experience and is obtaining further qualifications with Reed Hayes and the Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners (SAFE) in the near future.
Dr Hafidh focuses on handwriting, handwriting characteristics, tampering, alterations, disputed documents and translation experience, alongside observing criminal documents.
Specialist Areas of Expertise Include:
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA | IMMIGRATION | CONFLICT, TERRORISM & SECURITY | HUMAN RIGHTS | DOMESTIC & COMMUNAL VIOLENCE | SECTARIANISM | ETHNIC MINORITIES | STATELESS AND INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLES | MIDDLE EAST DIASPORA | ARABIC DOCUMENT AUTHENTICATION | SOCIAL AND POLITICAL IDENTITIES | RELIGIOUS MINORITIES | TRIBAL DYNAMICS | LGBTQ ISSUES | WOMEN AND YOUTH RIGHTS | MILITARY AND GOVERNANCE