Leslie Sarma




Leslie re-joined the Penningtons’ immigration team in 2013 following a previous stint with the firm in 2009. She is a member of the New York state bar where she has been qualified since 2005. Leslie has nearly ten years’ UK immigration experience and specialises in all aspects of immigration and nationality law.

Her current work focusses on advising corporate clients, many of whom are start-ups in the technology sector, on sponsor licensing and other immigration solutions. Leslie has also worked with a variety of individuals, including high net worth investors and celebrities in the creative industry.

Leslie’s knowledge of both corporate and individual migration is extensive and she has advised on many complex cases under the points based system. She has also worked on a large number of family applications and advises on EU law and British citizenship. She is a regular speaker on immigration law and provides training to corporate clients and BPP on immigration law, compliance and prevention of illegal working.

Contact details

+44 (0)20 7457 3152

Areas of Practice