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Suhanya Jeyashiri

Caseworker

direct line: 020 8275 4393

email: s.jeyashiri@wilsonllp.co.uk

Suhanya studied BA Political Science at the University of Birmingham before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and the LLM LP(S) in 2018.

She joined the Wilson’s Public Law team in September 2021. She is IAAS Trainee Casework Assistant accredited in Immigration and Asylum work. She regularly works with vulnerable clients such as victims of trafficking and modern slavery. She has experience in claims against public authorities, judicial review, community care and asylum work. She has also worked with those affected by the Windrush Scandal in obtaining compensation for harm/ loss suffered by actions of public authorities. She has a particular interest in ensuring individuals rights are upheld against the State.

Before joining Wilsons, Suhanya worked at as Caseworker at Advocate, during which she assisted some of the most financially vulnerable members of the country to secure free legal assistance for their immigration, housing, family and employment law issues. She worked closely with the charity Here For Good on their EU Settlement Scheme project and assisted with recruiting over 70 volunteer barristers to help many vulnerable individuals to apply to regularise their immigration status in the UK before the deadline of 30 June 2021.

Prior to this Suhanya worked as an Immigration paralegal specialising in asylum and family reunion applications. She also completed internships at the Access to Justice Foundation, the Litigants in Person Network and has previously volunteered for the London Legal Support Trust.

Languages: Tamil

Interests: Trying new food and cooking, travel and live music