Mrs. Kizilkaya completed a Business Law degree at Sheffield Hallam University in 2013 and then went on to study for the Legal Practice Course at the University of Sheffield.
Before joining Trent Law in April 2019, Mrs. Kizilkaya worked for a number of firms gaining experience in Immigration matters. She is an accredited Senior Caseworker under the Law Society's Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme. In particular, she has experience in dealing with asylum, human rights, and appeals case. She has also dealt with matters involving immigration rules based applications and judicial review.
Mrs. Kizilkaya is currently undertaking her training contract with Trent Law. Alongside her work in Immigration matters, she also handles a caseload of conveyancing files. She is based in Darnall office from Tuesdays to Thursdays. Mrs. Kizilkaya also attends the Sharrow office one day a week on Fridays. Mrs. Kizilkaya is supervised by Miss. Emma Loh.
Sakine is fluent in Turkish and has a good understanding of Kurdish language. Outside of work, Sakine likes to spend her time reading fiction books or books that have been recommended to her by family or friends. She also enjoys spending time with her family.