Bill Dhariwal

Managing Director & Head of Litigation

I am a solicitor and the Managing Director of Lawcomm Solicitors

Areas of Practice:

My main areas of practice are commercial litigation, professional negligence, employment law, debt collection, landlord and tenant, contentious probate, regulatory law and general non-contentious commercial work. 

I also undertake management and business development duties for the firm.

Recent Work:

Acting for a widow in defending a million pound claim against her husbands estate by the deceased's former girlfriend and children.

Acting for a partner in a contested dissolution of a business partnership involving substantial and worldwide assets.

Acting in company and shareholder disputes .

Acting in several recent cases involving trusts of land (TOLATA) and the establishment of beneficial rights in property .

Acting in professional negligence actions against accountants, surveyors, financial advisers and solicitors.

Acting for employers and employees in employment law matters including unfair and constructive dismissal, redundancy, whistle blowing and discrimination.

Acting in injunction proceedings to prevent breaches of confidentiality and to enforce restraint of trade clauses by former employee.

Advising upon and drafting settlement agreements.

Acting for landlords and property owners in rent arrears and possession claims including the eviction of trespassers.

Acting in property disputes including breach of a sale contract, building disputes, dilapidations, contested business tenancy renewals, breaches of covenant and enforcement of rights of way.

Acting in breach of contract, breach of trust and financial mis-selling litigation.

Undertaking own advocacy at court and mediation hearings.

Enforcement of debts and judgments by various methods including warrants, charging orders, bankruptcy and winding up orders.

Drafting staff handbooks and policies, commercial agency and distribution contracts, software agreements, terms and conditions, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements and company formation documents. 

Outside Interests:

I am a volunteer cricket coach (level 2) for my local community cricket club. However, a majority of my time outside of work is absorbed by my young family.