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Niten Chauhan

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JPC Law

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Commercial Practice Group

Position

Partner and Head of the firm’s Insolvency and Restructuring department, Niten undertakes all aspects of litigious work with his particular strengths lying in dealing with corporate insolvency matters from Liquidations to Administrations, as well as personal insolvency matters such as bankruptcies and Directors disqualification proceedings.

Career

Prior to becoming a solicitor Niten worked with a multinational firm of accountants and global investment bank. This financial experience coupled with a strong legal acumen led him to a career in Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution with a particular specialism in Insolvency.  Niten has acted for a multitude of clients, both foreign and domestic with cases having varied from matters in the County Courts to the High Court as well as the Court of Appeal. In 2012, he successfully obtained a substantial Security of Costs Order against the petitioning party in a complex shareholders’ dispute which went on to be reported case handed down by the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales.

Languages

English and Gujarati

Member

Niten is a member of the International Association of Practicing Lawyers (‘IAPL’) and the League of Lawyers.

Education

Niten trained in the City and qualified in 2006.

Leisure

Niten enjoys meeting new people and learning about new cultures and cuisines.

 


London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

The team at JPC Law is ‘outstanding’ with ‘great depth of knowledge’. Practice head Yashmin Mistry has a ‘great overview of the law’ and leads a team ‘good enough to handle serious and heavyweight litigation. Residential leasehold litigation is an area of expertise for the group which is also developing a reputation for acting on property fraud cases. Partners Steven Ross and Niten Chauhan recently led a Court of Appeal case in which a fraudulent seller had been paid over £1m for a property by client P&P. The solicitors who acted for the fraudulent seller were held to be in breach of trust on the basis that upon receiving payment, they transferred the money to their client as opposed to the genuine owner of the property. Ross is ‘phenomenal at getting results for his clients’ and Chauhan is ‘an extremely diligent and capable lawyer’.

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