UCL Faculty of Laws


Sonia Kalsi

Teaching Fellow

Qualifications: LLB Law, LSE, 1996; Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law, 1997; Called to the Bar 1997.

Current Teaching: Criminal Law, Access to Justice and Community Engagement (LLB)



Sonia Kalsi was called to the Bar in 1997 and is a door tenant at The 36 Group, 36 Bedford Row, London, where she practised criminal law.

Sonia has a keen interest in access to justice issues and is on the board of trustees for Legal Action Group (LAG), the access to justice to charity.

She is also an associate ombudsman for the Financial Ombudsman Service.


Sonia is a Teaching Fellow in Criminal Law and she also convenes the Access to Justice & Community Engagement module on the LLB. 

Sonia has taught both academic and vocational legal courses at the University of Law (incorporating the College of Law) for a number of years and is an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research Interest

Her research interests include evidential issues in sexual offence cases. She recently contributed a chapter on section 41 of the Youth Justice & Criminal Evidence Act 1999 to Women’s Legal Landmarks published in 2018.