About Us

Thanaletchmy Sridhar graduated with a law degree from University of London in 1995 and was admitted as a Solicitor and Advocate of High Court of Malaya in 1998 (Malaysia). She started her career as a Law Lecturer for LLB Hons (External), University of London and taught Law of Trust, Succession, Law of Contract and Company Law for Malaysian students wishing to pursue their career in law. She was also one of the main lecturers for Anglia Polytechnic University (External) for BA (Hons) and Business Administration Foundation and Year II Higher Diploma in Business Administration.

She embarked her career in the Legal Profession in 1998 and completed her chambering (training contract) with a personal injury firm and moved to practice other civil law matters ranging from conveyancing, wills, probate, family, drafting agreements and contractual matters. Most of her work involved her representation for clients from Magistrates court to High court on a daily basis.

In July 2001, she migrated to the UK following her marriage and settled in the UK thereafter. She was admitted as a Solicitor for England and Wales in 2002 and attained the Immigration Accredited Caseworker status in 2005.

Mrs Sridhar is specialized to offer Immigration Advice and to offer legal services in the other areas of practice in this firm. She has dealt with house purchase, sale, writing wills, various Immigration Applications, Immigration Appeals in public and private sector, traffic offences, employment and matrimonial related issues. She is a member of Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) and Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI). With many years of experience and knowledge in the legal sector, she is able to offer a simple, effective, personal and friendly service to all her clients. She is often involved in each and every case from the outset to the end of the matter.

Her language skill benefits many Asian clients especially in Malay or Bahasa Malaysia and Tamil. All her clients highly appreciate her value added service, her nature in dealing with their cases with full sensitivity and they have highly recommended her services to their family, friends and colleagues. This can be evidenced from the various comments given by her clients in the past.

Mrs Sridhar enjoys painting and cooking Indian food, Malaysian cuisine during her leisure time.  Her physical activity includes swimming, painting and walking.

Examples of Immigration Cases that she has successfully dealt with previously:

  • Obtaining Discretionary Leave to Remain for Malaysian BOC Passport Holders

( British Overseas Citizens);

  • Obtaining Discretionary Leave to Remain for Overstayers in the UK
  • Obtaining Discretionary Leave to Remain for Illegal Immigrants in the UK
  • Applying for Visitor Visa to the UK
  • Applying for Visitor Visa for a spouse under the age of 21 to visit the settled spouse in the UK with a child born outside the UK
  • Appealing a visa refusal decision of a parent aged 65 and above to join his British son in the UK
  • Appealing a refusal decision to grant settlement rights for a non EU family member married to an EU National  
  • Appealing a visa refusal decision to grant spouse visa for a person married to a British partner in the UK
  • Appealing a refusal decision of a stateless person to obtain leave to remain outside the Immigration Rules
  • Applying for a Tier 1 Visa
  • Assisting Employer with Tier 2 Visa
  • Appealing a  refusal decision for a student visa extension
  • Applying for Certificate of Approval
  • Applying for a CIO Bail and releasing clients from Dover Immigration Removal  Centre, Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre, Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre
  • Applying for a Immigration Bail to the immigration judge to IAC
  • Applying for British Passport for a minor child
  • Naturalisation Application for a person married to a British partner
  • Transfer of Condition Applications
  • Legacy Applications
  • Post Study Work Visas
  • Same Day Visa Service

 Examples of Family Law Cases

 Civil Partnership Dissolution

  • Clean Break Divorce
  • Non Molestation Order
  • Contact Order

Thanaletchmy Sridhar is a qualified Immigration Solicitor and a regulated Immigration Solicitor. Clients in the UK and from Malaysia have specifically searched for her and some has come through recommendation from other Malaysian clients. Malaysians in the UK has found easy in communicating with her in Bahasa Melayu. Clients have also often searched for Tamil Speaking Solicitors or Tamil Solicitor and found Mrs Sridhar’s services to be crystal clear as she explains the complex Immigration Rules in Tamil language to the clients.