Mr Vebi Kosumi

International Lawyer

Mr Vebi Kosumi is an International Lawyer and political scientist with comprehensive experience from research and Country of Origin reports. Providing expert reports for Western Balkans, specialising on Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro And Presheva Valley (Serbia).

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Profile

Mr Kosumi is an International Lawyer and political scientist with comprehensive experience from research and Country of Origin reports. Research experience on international public law, international private law, terrorism, international human rights law, international relations, immigration law, OISC Accredited (2005-2012). Expertise on blood feud, honour killing, human trafficking, modern slavery, forced labour, domestic violence, narcotics mafia, human and political rights abuse, opposition and political persecution, risk of return and of brutal and degrading treatment and torture.

Mr Kosumi is International Lawyer with 20 years’ management experience in charity, business and higher education sector in the UK & overseas. Knowledge of NGO development, community involvement, legal advice, international law, international human rights, immigration law, asylum, refugee and migrants’ issues. Country expert witness for Western Balkans focusing on Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro And Presheva Valley (Serbia).

Experience of giving evidence

Over 180 reports written for Solicitors used for appeals:  Home Office, National Referral Mechanism, First Tier Tribunal  (Asylum-Immigration), Upper Tribunal, Magistrates Court (extradition), Crown Court (criminal cases). Oral evidence given on extradition and criminal cases.

 

Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent
  • Albanian – Fluent
  • Croatian – Fluent
  • Bosnian – Fluent
  • Montenegrin – Advanced
  • Serbian – Advanced
  • Cyrillic Serbian – Advanced

 

Cases undertaken

Mr Kosumi has experience of providing country of origin reports. He is most commonly instructed in the following types of cases:

  • Blood feud
  • Honour killing
  • Human trafficking
  • Modern Slavery
  • Forced Labour
  • Narcotics mafia

Availability

Mr Kosumi dedicated 2 days of his working week to his medico-legal work.

Qualifications & Professional memberships

  • Masters of Laws in International Law with International Relations LLM (University of Kent, UK)
  • Law degree LLB (University of Prishtina, Kosovo).
  • Member of academy of Experts since 2020
  • Member of United Kingdom Albanian Professionals
  • Member of British Albanians Lawyer Association
  • Member of Komuniteti Shqiptar ne Britanine e Madhe (Albanian Community in the UK)
  • Member of Anglo – Albanian Association
  • Member of Universal Peace Federation, Ambassador of Peace Award

Publications

  • Can Crimea Claim Secession and Accession to Russian Federation in Light of Kosovos’ Independence?
  • Academic Journal Publishing in Queens Political Review, Belfast. Can the European Union Resolve the Life-Cycle of the Conflict in Kosovo?
  • Contributor to the Book ‘Border County’ of author Melanie Friend
  • Contributor to the Book ‘Fortress Europe’ of the author Matthew Car (2015)
  • Contributor to the Post Conference Newsletter of Volunteer Europe (2005)
  • Offered time and expertise to support the development of the report ‘The links between substance misuse
    and modern slavery’ (2018).
  • Contribution on preparing the guide: ‘Your Human Rights; A guide for refugees and asylum seekers’, published
    by British institute of Human Rights.

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