London EC1V 0HB
Sonali qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and went on to become a partner in a local law firm. She specialised in property law but was also keen to develop the firm's civil litigation department in the field of family and employment law. Sonali has also undertaken pro bono work for various voluntary organisations including the Citizens Advice Bureau and the Acton Law Shop. It was during this earlier stage in her legal career that Sonali was introduced to teaching and taught various modules on the ILEX course and Law Access course.
Sonali is currently a senior lecturer on the Legal Practice Course and is the module leader for Property Law and Practice and the subject co-ordinator for the Family Law module in stage two . She is a dissertation supervisor on the LLM in Professional Legal Practice.
Sonali has previously been awarded The City Law School Award for Excellence based on student feedback and has been recognised by the Student Union (Student Impact Award 2020-21) for the student support she provided during the pandemic.
Sonali holds a Masters in Law (LLM), and is a member of the Law Society (non-practising solicitor). She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Sonali has been an external examiner at BPP and is currently an external examiner at King's College, University of London.