Within her areas of practice her work includes:
– protection and human rights claims,
– trafficking/modern slavery claims,
– family and private life claims,
– EU matters,
– nationality cases,
– entry clearance matters with significant experience in adult dependent relative cases and complex family reunion matters,
– business immigration,
– removal matters,
– interim relief applications,
– unlawful detention claims (judicial review and civil claims),
– civil penalties for illegal workers,
– asylum support and accommodation challenges,
– unaccompanied and age-disputed migrant children.
She has been involved in several notable cases including:
– QH v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 2691 (Admin),
– Secretary of State for the Home Department v Said & Ors  EWCA Civ 627,
– AM (Iran) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 2706 and,
– Yilmaz & Anor v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 300.
She has a particular interest in and experience of cases involving gender violence, mental health issues and vulnerable clients. She provides regular training for ILPA on these topics and others. She is also the Chair of Trustees at Maa Shanti which is an organisation that supports South Asian single mothers/victims of domestic violence.
Priya regularly provides training on the intersection between family and immigration law. She is often instructed to provide expert advice on immigration issues in family proceedings. Her extensive experience of claims involving children and complex legal issues makes her a popular choice for expert opinions.
In 2021 Priya was appointed as an Independent Funding Adjudicator for the Legal Aid Agency. In 2022 she was selected as Co-Chair of the Legal Aid Agency Review Panel.
Priya is very committed to pro-bono work and this is detailed further below.