Birketts’ Immigration Team has been bolstered by the appointment of Senior Associate Sacha Wooldridge.

Sacha brings a decade of legal experience with her to Birketts, most recently working as an Immigration Solicitor and Senior Manager for one of the Big Four accounting firms in London. Previously listed as one of the top 35 most influential women in the capital by CityAM, and twice nominated for a We are the City ‘Rising Star’ award, Sacha is an industry trailblazer who advises high-net worth clients and FTSE 100 companies across sectors including finance, technology defence and the creative arts.

Birketts’ Immigration Team significant experience with rapidly changing immigration legislation. With knowledgeable and enthusiastic lawyers up-to-date with the latest amendments and fluent in the new immigration rules following Brexit and COVID-19 travel restrictions, they can help any client with immigration and nationality applications, sponsor compliance and global mobility strategy.

Speaking about her appointment, Sacha said: “I am thrilled to join Birketts’ Immigration Team and thank all my colleagues for making me so welcome. Whether supporting an individual application or working with businesses, Birketts has an outstanding reputation for client service and clear, practical, legal advice, both of which are vital to effective immigration compliance and keeping our clients internationally mobile.

I’m excited to take on this new challenge; working with experienced colleagues within a full-service firm means I am equipped to support clients no matter how complex their circumstances.”

Jeanette Wheeler, Partner and head of Birketts’ Employment and Immigration Teams, added: “Sacha is a fantastic addition to our Immigration Team and is already supporting our clients with their specific needs. The nature of immigration law means every case is unique and requires a breadth of knowledge and attention to detail that Sacha brings in abundance.

Our clients can expect these qualities in all our lawyers and will always be provided with an effective and efficient service. I look forward to introducing Sacha to our clients in the coming months.”