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Shashi was called to the Bar in 1995 by Lincoln’s Inn and has dedicated his practice to human rights, public and administrative law and civil liberties. He has built a considerable reputation experience in these areas. He has been described as very approachable and thorough in his preparation and attention to detail and, importantly, tactically aware.

He has particular interests in immigration and mental health related issues, appearing regularly in the High Court and Court of Appeal, and is committed to publicly funded work.

With a predominantly science background, Shashi read law at Queen Mary’s College, before completing the Bar Vocational Course.

Shashi is accredited to accept instructions directly from members of the public, through the Bar Council’s Public Access Scheme.

Immigration & asylum

Shashi has significant experience in the field of immigration, asylum and nationality law. He appears frequently before the first-tier tribunal (immigration & asylum chamber) and upper tribunal.

He regularly undertakes immigration-related judicial reviews and appeals to the Court of Appeal and deals with all aspects of immigration, including asylum, humanitarian protection, deportation, EEA issues, entry clearance, settlement and the points-based scheme.

His practice is committed to publicly funded work covers immigration bail, deportation proceedings and European Union free movement legislation.



  • LLB (Lond.)
  • BVC


Local Authority Scholar

Hobbies & interests

  • Martial Arts
  • Skiing
  • Arts and Theatre
  • Astronomy


Regularly contributes to seminars and involved in training.