Sonia has experience of a wide range of immigration and asylum law, including judicial review. She has worked in legal aid for several years, most recently at Hackney Community Law Centre. She has been accredited as a Level Two Senior Caseworker under the Law Society’s Immigration and Accreditation Scheme since 2010 and as a Supervisor since 2012. Her experience includes cases involving victims of human trafficking, applications for leave to remain in the UK both inside and outside the Immigration Rules, asylum claims (particularly those based on sexual orientation) and appeals, unlawful detention cases and removal matters. Sonia is a co-convenor of the Courts and Tribunals Working Group for the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association.