Immigration, Nationality & Asylum
Sima has been an Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights practitioner since 2013. Sima worked in a solicitor’s firm for over 5 years and is very familiar with the Home Office policies and guidance around
Sima has a strong Immigration law practice involving asylum, immigration and nationality work ranging from first instance adjudication level right up to the Court of Appeal. Her expertise covers both visa applications for spouses, fiancés, students, visitors and adult dependants. involving the Points Based System applications and Article 2,3 and 8 cases. Her field of expertise also covers human rights, EU free movement legislation, immigration detention, deportation, illegal workers and British citizenship & nationality.
Sima also appears regularly in Court in immigration appeals. She has experience of judicial review work and has drafted grounds for reconsideration to the Tribunal. She also has experience of applying for emergency injunctions to duty High Court Judges over the telephone and has drafted grounds.
As Sima is also a Family Law Practitioner, she is regularly instructed by clients who require both immigration and family law advice. She is able to speak a variety of languages fluently such as Urdu and Punjabi. She is able to conduct client conferences and phone calls in these languages and regularly does so.