Khalil proudly represents Crawley as its Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate. Khalil has fought for justice and fairness throughout his personal and professional life. He sees himself as a determined people’s advocate.
Khalil campaigns on important local issues like education, homelessness, mental and physical health, transport and leisure facilities. Khalil also volunteers extensively in the Community.
Khalil is successful corporate solicitor. Until recently, he was a Legal Director at a Global aviation company close to Crawley. He has a long history of supporting vulnerable people, providing legal assistance without charge. He has negotiated extensively with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on refugee rights. Khalil is a board member for Global Lawyers for Refugees and has lobbied for minority rights at the Organisation for Security and co-operation in Europe. He has offered his expertise to Water Aid, Humanity First and other organisations without charge, developing clean water and alternative energy projects in Africa. Khalil is a Trustee of Charity Walk for Peace which raises millions of pounds for British Charities, including the Poppy Appeal.
Khalil is also a writer, publishing a number of articles in ‘I’ News and The Economist.
Khalil was Vice Chair for Policy with the Liberal Democrats in Croydon and has spoken at Conference. He was a prospective MEP candidate in the 2019 European Elections.
Khalil aspires for a stronger, more tolerant and fairer Britain. Khalil said: “Becoming a politician is about public service. It is about making the lives of everyone no matter their differences, better and fairer. It is about uniting our country, standing up for the vulnerable and demanding better by striving to make sure Britain stands for freedom from injustice and unfairness, and is beacon of justice, tolerance and equality”. Together, we can make that a reality.