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Gross & Co

83-84 GUILDHALL STREET, BURY ST EDMUNDS, IP33 1LN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01284 763333
Fax:
Fax 01284 762207
DX:
57203 BURY ST EDMUNDS
Email:
Web:
www.gross.co.uk
Bury St Edmunds, London

Sohan Sidhu

Tel:
Work 01284 763333
Email:
Web:
www.gross.co.uk
Gross & Co

Work Department

Immigration & Nationality Law

Position

Sohan’s work involves all aspects of business and personal immigration and has been practising immigration law since 1997, previously head of immigration at firms in West London and Reading, Berkshire. His work covers all aspects of business immigration including sponsorship under Tier 2 and providing advice to companies on compliance related matters and also counsels high net worth clients on Tier 1 Investor and Entrepreneur visas. 

He has considerable experience in representing companies who have had their sponsor licences suspended and also businesses which have had civil penalties imposed upon them for the employment of illegal migrant workers. 

Sohan has a diverse range of clients including from the military, IT, pharmaceutical, education, healthcare, horseracing, engineering, fashion and professional services sectors.

Career

Qualified 1998. Assistant solicitor and then head of immigration at Thompson Leatherdale Solicitors, Reading (2000 – 2005); joined Gross & Co 2005, became a partner in 2008 and the firms’ finance partner in 2014. 

Languages

Fluent in Punjabi

Member

Immigration & Asylum Accreditation Scheme (Senior Caseworker and Supervisor); Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA).

Education

LLB (Hons) 1994; LPC 1995


East Anglia: Human resources

Immigration

Within: Immigration

Gross & Co advises UK-based businesses employing foreign nationals,  foreign businesses and entrepreneurs setting up operations in the UK, and private individuals and families moving to the UK. The firm 'deserves a high ranking because it is head and shoulders above the competition in East Anglia', according to one client. The practice provides 'high-quality representation across the immigration spectrum, from human rights applications and appeals to corporate immigration'. Another comments that the 'friendly, warm, approachable, accessible team performs at all times with confidence and integrity'. 'Exceptionally experienced' practice head Graeme Kirk is a leading light and clients praise his 'extensive knowledge and his courteous and calm manner' and remark that he has 'particular expertise in business immigration and European free movement law, in which his work has always been exemplary'. Immigration specialist Sohan Sidhu is 'a very safe pair of hands in everything from complex human rights appeals to business immigration matters; he is completely committed to his clients, and always goes the extra yard to provide the best possible service'. Solicitor Naomi Ogo returned to Japan, but the firm hired solicitor Meenal Goyal, who is fluent in Hindi and Punjabi.

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