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The Sethi Partnership Solicitors, Ritu Sethi, Pinner, ENGLAND

Ritu Sethi

Tel:
Work 020 8866 6464
Email:
Web:
www.sethi.co.uk
The Sethi Partnership Solicitors

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Managing Senior Partner of The Sethi Partnership Solicitors

Position

Solicitor and Senior partner. Award-winning businesswoman, lawyer, public speaker, and published author of ‘Having It All Now’,  Criminal  Defence Duty solicitor for Harrow Police Station, Ealing Police Station, Uxbridge Police Station, Uxbridge Magistrates Court and Harrow Magistrates Court. Managing Partner, COLP and COFA for The Sethi Partnership Solicitors . The firm is Lexcel , CQS accredited and Legal 500 recogonised .

Career

Ritu was admitted as a solicitor and an officer of the Supreme Court in March 1990. Ritu Sethi is the COLP and COFA for the practice.

Since then she has successfully established her law firm and been recognized as a trail-blazer; receiving numerous nominations and accolades within the legal industry.

Ritu wrote an epic book entitled ‘Having it All Now’ A Woman’s Guide to Having It All Now – An Inspirational Journey to becoming a Superwoman – that is available on Amazon and voted the most inspirational book at the London Parliament in March 2013.

Awards: won the Asian Business Women of the Year 2000 award, awarded by the European Federation of Black Women Business Owners, sponsored by BT; nominated for Asian Achievement award for Business Women of the Year 2003; nominated for Legal Personality by Society of Asian Lawyers of the year award in year 2005; nominated for Asian Business award 2006; nominated for Professional of the Year at the Asian Achievers Awards 2007; nominated for the Professional Excellence Jewel Award in September 2007; won Businesswoman category of the India International Awards 2008; won Business category at the First Women Achievement Awards 2008-BY CBI; won Businesswoman of the year 2008 from the Asian Woman of Excellence Awards 2008; won Female Entrepreneur of the Year by IBBF 2012; won Author of Best Inspirational Book by IBBF 2013; finalist for Best in Legal Practice by Indian British Award 2013 and Winner of Services to Law 2016 .

Public speaking: inspirational speaker at professional business events and compeering functions; www.ritusethi.com  presenter of programme ‘Chai with Ritu’ on Sky TV October 2006 until January 2007; compeer for community events such as Brent Cross Diwali Mela annually and golf tournament days; frequently asked to be a guest speaker on TV for programmes such as ‘The Law and You’; appeared as a guest on Gems of Asia and been awarded a memento of this programme; frequently on TV and Radio programmes concerned with legal issues; judge on panel for London Excellence Business awards and Asian Awards 2011; legal writer for multiple magazines and newspapers

Languages

English and Punjabi

Member

Current and past member of: The Law Society; The Middlesex Law Society; committee member of Society of Asian Lawyers; Criminal Law Solicitors Association; Harrow Business Community Trust; trustee for Sai School of Harrow; steering committee for Asian Business at Greater London Authority; former director of North West London Chamber of Commerce; panel member for Business Loan Committee.

Education

Ilford County Grammar School for Girls; Bristol University ( Polytechnic) LLB (Hons) 1983-86; Law Society Finals 1987. Other professional qualifications: INTEC Beauty Therapist (January 1990); YMCA Fitness Instructor (March 2003); YMCA Nutritional Course (January 2004); Photography Course (January 2007).

Leisure

Enjoys current affairs (property development and management); training in the gym; jazz music; playing netball, badminton and poker; practicing yoga and meditation.

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