I am an Associate in the Immigration team.
I joined Lewis Silkin in November 2016, initially as an Immigration paralegal. I completed my training contract and qualified as a solicitor in March 2021.
Before joining the firm, I graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a LLB Law degree. I also completed the Legal Practice Course at BPP University part-time whilst working as a paralegal.
I am fluent in Russian and Azerbaijani and have intermediate knowledge of Turkish language.
Immigration & Global Mobility
I advise on all aspects of UK immigration law, including:
- Assisting employers with sponsor licence and work permit applications;
- Advising on right to work issues and immigration compliance;
- Carrying out mock audits and training for sponsors and their HR teams;
- Assisting private individuals with spouse / unmarried partner applications, Indefinite Leave to Remain and naturalisation as a British citizen.
Fashion & Entertainment
I advise a number of top model agencies and film and music production companies on the immigration compliance and mobility.
I also have experience of advising clients in the creative sector with Global Talent applications.
Retail, Hospitality & Leisure
I have been advising clients in the hospitality sector with the transfer of their staff to the UK and immigration compliance.