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Sydney Mitchell LLP

APSLEY HOUSE, 35 WATERLOO STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5TJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 698 2200
Fax:
Fax 0121 200 1513
DX:
13054 BIRMINGHAM-1
Email:
Web:
www.sydneymitchell.co.uk
Birmingham, Sheldon, Shirley

Kamal Majevadia

Tel:
Work 0121 746 3300
Email:
Web:
www.sydneymitchell.co.uk
Sydney Mitchell LLP

Work Department

Dispute resolution, contentious probate, professional negligence

Position

Kamal specialises in all types of disputes including commercial litigation, contentious probate and professional negligence.

Helping clients to:
resolve commercial and contractual disputes by dealing with third parties and/or suppliers;
trust disputes in particular where the trusts hold company shares;
contentious probate, inheritance act claims;
resolve professional negligence claims against surveyors, other solicitors and accountants;
financial recoveries of money when companies: default on terms and conditions, default on loan agreements, breach mandates or conditions;
realising assets;
saving companies as a going concern

Kamal advises and works with the following client sectors:
financial institutions including banks, building societies, secondary lenders;
insolvency practitioners;
businesses, ranging from SMEs to multinationals;
off-shore companies,
owner-managed businesses and
international organisations.

Career

Trained Tollers; qualified 1997; Wragge & Co 1997-03; Hadden/Ansons 2003-06; partner Sydney Mitchell 2006 to date.

Languages

Gujarati.

Member

R3, ACTAPS

Education

Queen Elizabeth’s Boys’ School, Barnet; De Montfort University; Chester Law School.

Leisure

Golf, tennis, rugby, weight lifting, reading.


West Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Birmingham

Within: Commercial litigation: Birmingham

Sydney Mitchell LLP's skillset in litigation centres around contractual disputes and fraud claims. Dean Parnell - 'a lawyer that you want to be on your side rather than against you' - jointly leads the team and has broad experience in commercial litigation, with notable expertise in search orders. Fellow practice head Kamal Majevadia focuses on contentious trusts and estates.

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Debt recovery

Within: Debt recovery

Sydney Mitchell LLP's debt recovery disputes work is handled by Birmingham- based Leanne Schneider-Rose and Kamal Majevadia, who works from the firm's Shirley office. Schneider-Rose acts on matters relating to personal and commercial bankruptcies, while Majevadia is experienced in both insolvency and corporate recovery.

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West Midlands: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence

Sydney Mitchell LLP handles a wide range of cases, including those involving  negligence by solicitors, surveyors, accountants and architects. Other matters concern negligent advice by valuers on property transactions. The team, which is co-led by Sundeep Bilkhu and Kamal Majevadia, advises individuals, companies and financial institutions.

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West Midlands: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

Kamal Majevadia - Sydney Mitchell LLP

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Sydney Mitchell LLP has a thriving contentious probate department, which works closely with its busy private client department. It has recently witnessed a significant increase in the number of estates where there is a dispute relating to the ownership of private companies. Team head Kamal Majevadia is well-known for his expertise in advising on estates with cross-border assets, complex commercial and company share issues.

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West Midlands: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

At Sydney Mitchell LLP, associate Sundeep Bilkhu advises landlords and tenants on a range of commercial and residential property issues, such as neighbour disputes, adverse possession claims, dilapidations claims against, repair covenants, unlawful evictions and collections of rent arrears. Kamal Majevadia handles trespass claims and fraudulent transfers of property.

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