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Mishcon de Reya LLP

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Sonal Thakrar

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Mishcon de Reya LLP

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Residential Property


Sonal is a Partner at Mishcon de Reya and Head of the Residential Property group. She provides advice on all aspects of UK residential property and secured lending to banks. Throughout her career, Sonal has built a dynamic and diverse client base ranging from overseas investors, high net worth individuals and their companies, to trust companies, trustees, investment companies, trading companies and banks.


Her specific expertise resides in purchasing or disposing of prime or super-prime residential property in Central London, often involving complex offshore structures and time sensitive lending requirements. As a result of her extensive experience dealing with trustees and trust companies in the Channel Islands, 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 overseas, particularly in the Middle East.


Sonal's accomplished practice means she understands every nuance and every possible perspective of a transaction and can adapt accordingly. Sonal injects drive and enthusiasm into every aspect of her work, all the while leading a team of experts on a range of complex matters. This passion is evident in Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2016 which describes her as "fast-paced and hard-working", "absolutely terrific and extraordinarily nice."



Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP

Partner, Charles Russell LLP

Associate, Charles Russell LLP

Assistant Solicitor, Charles Russell LLP

Qualified, Pearson Lowe

London: Real estate

Residential property

Within: Leading individuals

Sonal Thakrar - Mishcon de Reya LLP

Within: Residential property

Mishcon de Reya LLP operates with a ‘delightful level of professionalism and reliability’. The ‘very strong team’ boasts a diverse client base which includes high-net-worth individuals, developers, investors, banks, corporates and on and offshore investment funds. Notable names include Capital and Countries, the Bank of Singapore and Gama Estates. Sonal Thakrar heads the practice and is a ‘top performer and expert in her field’. She acts for a number of overseas clients and has particularly strong connections in the Middle East. Legal director Julie Bond regularly handles complicated transactions, enfranchisement and structuring and is a ‘rising star who has exceptional technical knowledge’. Helen Curtis-Goulding is recommended as is James Liffen who has expertise in shared ownership, auction sales and portfolio purchases. Zoe Patel joined the firm from Jury O’Shea LLP.

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