Efrat Shemesh Senior Associate - Corporate and Private Client Immigration

Efrat is an Associate Solicitor in the Immigration Department and joined the firm in January 2022.

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Efrat has excessive experience in all UK immigration matters and has been dealing with complex UK nationality law matters and high profile immigration cases since she started her practice in this field in January 2016.

She has significant experience dealing with business clients, as well as asylum seekers and vulnerable individuals. She acts for EEA nationals and other nationals from all over the world such as Pakistan, India, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, UAE, USA, Canada, Yemen and Israel.

Efrat qualified as a solicitor in 2020. She graduated with an LLB (with a minor in Political Science) from the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Centre, Israel, followed by an LLM (specialised in international law and human rights) from the Institute of Comparative Law, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Efrat completed her Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at BPP University.


  • Career Highlights

    • Successfully overturned a refusal of a minor who applied to join his settled father. This was overturned before appeal.
    • Successfully challenged revocation of visitor visa and the removal of the visitor.
    • Assisted many companies with applying for sponsorship licence.
    • Regularly contributes to ‘Alondon’.