Kathryn Cronin is a barrister at Garden Court Chambers. Kathryn is a former associate professor of law at the University of New South Wales where she published and lectured in immigration and children’s law; she was formerly the deputy president of the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) and author of the Commission report “ALRC Report 84 - Seen and heard: priority for children in the legal process”. She is the author of the chapter on Family Entry in Macdonald’s Immigration Law and Practice (the editions from 2001 to 2016); of the report “Put Yourselves in Our Shoes- Considering Children’s Best Interests in the Asylum System’ (Law Centres Network 2016); and is a regular lecturer in the LSE master’s programme on International Human Rights Law And Practice and Women’s Human Rights in which she has written and lectured on the Protection Of Displaced, Trafficked and refugee Women and Children. She is ranked by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 in Band 1 for her practice in immigration and international family law and was shortlisted this year for the Jordan’s Family Law awards for International Family Lawyer of the Year.