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    Joined Ellisons

    Sohan joined Gross & Co. in 2005 and became partner in 2008, before the merger with Ellisons. In July 2021 Sohan was promoted to Head of Immigration.

    Areas of Specialism

    • Tier 1 (Investor) Category
    • Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent)
    • Sole Representative of Foreign Company
    • Tier 2 Skilled Worker Permits
    • International Immigration & Visalaw Alliance
    • Immigration advice for USAF personnel
    • British Citizenship
    • Permanent Residence
    • Personal immigration advice
    • Business immigration advice
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    Career overview

    Sohan has practised immigration law for over 20 years. He advises businesses who are seeking to employ key staff including assisting with sponsor licence applications and advising employers on compliance related matters.

    Sohan also advises on European applications and Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) extension applications and Tier 1 (Investor) visas, British citizenship applications and on British nationality issues. Represented clients before immigration tribunals and provided training and seminars on immigration, and is regularly consulted by military personnel and contractors.

    A range of matters recently worked on;

    • Representing a global company in its sponsor licence application and helping with the transfer of global staff to its UK division
    • Successfully challenging the suspension of the sponsor licence of a leading racehorse trainer
    • Successfully challenging a six figure civil penalty imposed upon a large business for allegedly employing illegal migrant workers
    • Obtaining a Tier 2 permit for a skilled chef sought by a leading London restaurant
    • Advising a leading Hollywood actress on UK immigration matters
    • Advising a USA corporation working under contract with the US Government on the transfer of technical staff to work at a US Air Force Base in the UK
    • Securing damages and legal costs against the Home Office for the wrongful arrest and detention of a client

    Sohan is listed in the Who’s Who Legal 2020, which recognises leading international solicitors in their specialist fields and featured in the Legal 500. Sohan is also fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.

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