Piya is a Consultant Solicitor specialising in Immigration and Family. With 14 years of experience in the legal field she has secured many successful outcomes for her clients, in highly complex Immigration and Human Rights matters. With extensive knowledge of the points based system from Tiers 1 – 5 including Employer Registration for Sponsor Licences and representing entrepreneurs and Investors wanting to set up or relocate in the UK in addition to all sorts of family and individual immigration, Piya works in every area of Immigration and Nationality and Asylum.
She has a knack for dealing with challenges that Immigrant families face, helping women whether they are settled citizens or on a spouse visa and other temporary visas. She has helped many women achieve settlement on the Domestic Violence route and many women and men achieve discretionary leave through International laws.
Piya has worked extensively in divorce matters and is especially aware how Immigration and family law work together in complex situation where one or all persons involved have immigration issues also.
As an active human rights campaigner and writer with a feminist edge, Piya ‘s work includes generating awareness amongst the community and challenging discrimination, bigotry and hypocrisy that affects Immigrants and all communities’ at large, creating barriers and causing alienation and segregation. Thus she also works in Employment Discrimination matters to help people who have suffered discrimination at the hands of their employers.
Piya is the first female lawyer in the Bengali community to conceive direct and present her own program Legal Help with Piya on Bengali speaking TV and radio since 2010.
Piya is a compassionate peoples’ person, In addition to her legal profession, she is a student performer who received classical vocal and harmonium training renowned musicians and artists of North Indian Classical Music.
Piya believes in updating herself in developments of law to keep providing the best standard to clients of whom are many returning and referred clients where even Immigration Judges have found it hard to keep up with the myriad of changes that is taking place in Immigration in recent years.