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Mishcon de Reya LLP

Work Department

Residential Property


Sonal Thakrar is a Partner in the Residential Property team. She is described as a ‘dynamite conveyancer and hugely energetic’. She provides advice on all aspects of UK residential property and secured lending to banks and her expertise focuses on purchasing or disposing of prime or super-prime residential property in Central London, often involving complex offshore structures and time sensitive lending requirements whilst navigating deal driven sensitivities.

Sonal effortlessly navigates the regulatory and fiduciary requirements specific to the region when acting on multi-jurisdictional transactions. She also has strong connections throughout the UK and globally.

Throughout her career, Sonal has built a dynamic and diverse client base ranging from overseas investors, UHNW individuals and their companies, and family offices to trust companies, investment companies, trading companies and banks. She is able to adapt effortlessly to cultural and time-based needs that a client may have in the course of a transaction and delivers on very high profile and high value transactions in prime and super prime Central London despite difficult market conditions. Sonal injects infectious drive and enthusiasm into aspects of her work, whilst leading teams of experts both internally and externally on a range of complex matters.

Peers describe her as ‘very dynamic, very high-tempo and very client-focused’ as well as ‘commercial and pragmatic’. Sonal leads a team which, through their breadth of knowledge, understanding of their clients’ unique situations and their success in building close working relationships with all parties involved in transactions, has grown to become one of the largest dedicated residential property practices in London.


Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Partner, Charles Russell LLP
Associate, Charles Russell LLP
Assistant Solicitor, Charles Russell LLP
Qualified, Pearson Lowe

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Residential property

(Leading individuals)

Sonal ThakrarMishcon de Reya LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP has substantial experience of working with UNHW individuals from around the globe. Its diverse client base also includes sophisticated and start up developers, investors, banks, corporates in addition to onshore and offshore investment funds. Head of department is James Liffen who is highly regarded for his work on a range of complex deals involving shared ownership, auction sales, portfolio purchases as well as tenancy and planning issues. Sonal Thakrar advises on all aspects of UK residential property and secured lending to banks. Thakrar has built up a dynamic client base ranging from overseas investors to trustees, investment companies, trading companies, banks and HNW individuals. Simon Chadowitz is also skilled at handling a wide range of high-value commercial and residential real estate. Sarah Conibeere is now at Fladgate LLP.