Mrs Alfreda Joubert > Magrath Sheldrick LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Magrath Sheldrick LLP

Work Department

UK Immigration


Alfreda is a Partner and specializes in all private UK immigration matters in particular complex Tier 1 Investor, Tier 1 Entrepreneur as well as Sole Representatives applications. She also assists with family cases: spouse/civil/unmarried partner, children and other relatives, ancestry, including indefinite leave to remain for all type of applications, applications for EU nationals, British nationality and citizenship cases. She advises on all aspects of UK Business Immigration Law and assists UK Employers with applications for a sponsor licence and advise on compliance and audits under the Tier 2 and Tier 5 categories.


Trained at the Centre for Community Law, South Africa and Van Rensburg Attorneys in South Africa. Qualified as a South African lawyer in 1999. Worked at Breytenbachs Solicitors in the UK from 2011 to 2005 and qualified in the UK as Solicitor in 2005. Worked at IMPI Group Ltd as Immigration Consultant and commenced employment at Magrath Solicitors as Assistant Solicitor until Magrath 2012, Associate 2012, and Partner since 2015. Publications of note: ‘Reducing Net Migration ….. the impossible dream’, The In-House Lawyer, May 2015.



English, Afrikaans.


Member of Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA), and the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI).


1992-94, BJuris,1995- 97- LLB Potchefstroom University, South Africa. 2005 – Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS)- UK.


Fishing, Pilates, reading, cooking and walking.


Lawyer Rankings

London > Human resources > Immigration

(Next Generation Partners)

Alfreda JoubertMagrath Sheldrick LLP

Specialist business immigration outfit Magrath Sheldrick LLP has long-established experience of advising clients in the financial services sector; it is regularly engaged by major banks on a raft of immigration and global mobility issues. The team is also instructed by a number of ultra-high net worth individuals and household-name media and entertainment personalities. Senior partner Chris Magrath has a focus on UK and US immigration matters, while managing partner Ben Sheldrick stands out for his experience in advising clients in the financial services sector. Alfreda Joubert is experienced in acting for private clients, while Zulaykha Bhaijee primarily works with corporate clients.