Virginia, US

Sonal is a Senior Associate and Solicitor based in our London office. She has been working in corporate immigration law for more than seven years and advises clients on all aspects of UK immigration, including the Points Based System (PBS). She also advises individuals on issues relating to settlement, nationality and European law.

Sonal provides strategic and commercial support to her clients across a range of industries, including information technology, capital investments, oil and gas, and manufacturing. She also assists SMEs with obtaining sponsor licenses and provides them with tactical advice on compliance concerns, right to work checks and implementing immigration solutions.

Sonal frequently engages with the Home Office in the UK and Entry Clearance Managers at various consular posts to request the expedition of cases and reconsideration of erroneous decisions. She also works with the Home Office to obtain policy clarifications in the best interests of her clients.

In addition, Sonal delivers bespoke training to clients typically focusing on Tier 2, recent and anticipated immigration law changes and the implications of Brexit.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Sonal trained at a full service mid-size city firm, and on qualification advised companies and individuals on both immigration and employment matters.

Education


City University, London | Legal Practice Course, 2007
Bristol University | Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Law, 2006

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Legal Qualifications: Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Member, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association

Member, Law Society of England and Wales