Guyanese Lawyer, Anita Pali, was recently named Rising Star In Law at the 2019 London Asian Business Awards. She was awarded at a prestigious awards ceremony in Kensington, London earlier this month. The event honors some of the best professionals and businesses for their achievements over the last year.
Anita’s mother Ouma (originally Ouma Mohabir) originates from Black Bush Polder, Berbice, Guyana but migrated to the UK in the late sixties.
Anita works as a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Business immigration Team at media law firm Sheridans, assisting companies and individuals with their UK Immigration needs with a focus on Tier 2 and Tier 5 visas, EEA and FM Spouse/Partner visa applications as well as Sponsor License Compliance and UKVI audits. Her clients include a broad spectrum ranging from well known modeling agencies, film companies and persons in the music industry to global tech companies, investor start ups and household brands. She also enjoy playing an active role in representing their interests at policy level at Home Office stakeholder meetings and when liaising with the government’s Migration Advisory Committee ( MAC).
Anita was featured as an immigration expert on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme and Wall Street Journal on Tier 2, EEA workers and Illegal Working. She was also features in the 2019/2020 List of the UK’s Top ‘Legal 500’ Lawyers. Anita is proud to be the Rising Star In Law representing all Guyanese Indo-Caribbean female lawyers around the world.