Anushka Sinha is a Senior Associate who specialises in all areas of business and personal immigration to the UK.
She provides strategic personal and business immigration advice to individuals and companies on the points-based system and other immigration categories. She is actively involved in challenging Home Office policies through her work with the Immigration Law Practitioners Association. She has previously met with the Immigration Minister and senior policymakers on several occasions to discuss changes to the UK immigration systems and policies.
Prior to joining Kemp Little, Anushka worked at leading UK immigration firm Laura Devine Solicitors for over 13 years, where she spent 6 years helping to open and develop their US office, providing UK immigration advice to US clients (including financial institutions). During her time in New York, Anushka developed an excellent working relationship with the Department for International Trade (formerly UK Trade & Investment) and the British Consulate-General.
Anushka has worked with high profile financial services clients and has a particular focus on corporate immigration matters.
She has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal as a Future Leader for Corporate Immigration in 2019 and 2020 and is described as an ‘excellent practitioner’ with an exceptional track record providing advice to corporations and individuals on all aspects of the points-based system, as well as other visa categories.
External memberships and appointments:
Anushka is an active participant in immigration associations outside Kemp Little, as follows:
♦ Appointed as co-convenor of the first international subcommittee of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association, ILPA New York.
♦ Appointed as co-convenor of the economic working group of ILPA in the UK.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Cuddling my nieces.
What is your greatest fear?
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Anxiety, I have too much anxiety.
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Which living person do you most admire?
Michaela Cole is the person I admire most greatly now (there are several).
What is your greatest extravagance?
What is your current state of mind?
Concern about the future of the UK.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
On what occasion do you lie?
What do you most dislike about your appearance?
I am too vain!
Which living person do you most despise?
Steven Bannon or Dominic Cummings.
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
It is what it is.
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
When and where were you happiest?
Most recently, when my bookshelves were installed!
Which talent would you most like to have?
I would like to be able to sing.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I would worry less.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Living in three different countries.
If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?
I think I would like to come back as me and do it all again!
Where would you most like to live?
In the South of France.
What is your most treasured possession?
My books are my most treasured possessions.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Having regrets and not being able to do anything about them.
What is your favourite occupation?
One which allows you to help people.
What is your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
Having an open mind.
Who are your favourite writers?
So many! Currently James Baldwin and Reni Eddo-Lodge.
Who is your hero of fiction?
Count Almásy (or rather the fictionalised version in the English Patient).
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Identify with is tough…
Who are your heroes in real life?
There are too many to list, but currently, anyone working for the NHS.
What are your favourite names?
Giacomo and Lydia.
What is it that you most dislike?
Waiting, I have very little patience!
What is your greatest regret?
Completing this questionnaire. But seriously, wasting my youth!
How would you like to die?
What is your motto?
Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end – Mark Kermode/John Lennon