Nilay Shastry

Nilay accepts instructions in all areas of business immigration. He is available to provide guidance to businesses and organisations on complying with the employment of non-EU employees. He has been appointed as a Level 1 User for businesses and organisations employing non-EU employees. 

As such, he assists his clients in complying with the employment of non-EU employees by drafting employment contracts and writing employment manuals. 

About me

Nilay joined chambers in 2016. Although Nilay is based in London, he is happy to travel. 

Nilay first qualified as an Attorney at Law in New York, where he handled all forms of civil and criminal matters. He brings his wealth of advocacy experience from New York. Prior to becoming a barrister, he was a solicitor. 

Nilay is Direct Access Accredited and can deal with members of the public directly on this basis. He accepts instructions on a Direct Access basis in immigration, criminal and family cases. If you wish to instruct Nilay directly please contact one of his Direct Access clerks. 

Nilay’s terms of business are the Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Legal Services by Barristers to Authorised Persons 2012 or such other terms as have been agreed. A copy of the standard terms can be downloaded using the following link.’

Professional & academic


Gujarati (Fluent) 
Hindi (Conversational) 

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