Sandhya Weeraratne

Sandhya Weeraratne joined the firm in 1997 and is currently the Head of the firm’s Immigration Department.

She is a qualified Chartered Legal Executive with CILEX. She is also an accredited Level 2 Senior Caseworker and Supervisor under the Law Society’s Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme.

Sandhya has an in depth knowledge of Immigration and Nationality law (Asylum and Human Rights). Sandhya has had conduct of the Country Guidance Case LH and IP (gay men: risk) Sri Lanka CG [2015] UKUT 00073 (IAC), Unlawful Detention matters securing large sums of compensation for the client, complex removal and deportation cases as well as many appeals and Judicial Review matters. She also deals with those wishing to secure visas or leave to remain under the Points Based System. Sandhya also holds enhanced CRB status which enables her to work with unaccompanied minors and vulnerable adults.

Sandhya is fluent in Sinhalese. She is very passionate about her work and always ensures that she assists her clients to a high standard