Amrit S Virdi

Amrit S Virdi

Partner

Amrit Virdi qualified as a Solicitor in 1979 and is a seasoned practitioner with over 40 years experience in private

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7200

amrit@rfclaw.co.uk

Amrit S Virdi

Partner

Amrit Virdi qualified as a Solicitor in 1979 and is a seasoned practitioner with over 40 years experience in private client matters. He is also responsible for the overall management of the firm.

Amrit heads the firms Conveyancing department and has extensive experience in all aspects of property, particularly Residential Conveyancing (sales, purchases, transfers of equity) and Commercial Property (the grant and assignment of leases).

Additionally, Amrit has been involved in a number of high value commercial litigation matters in the Court of Appeal and Chancery Division over the years.

He also advises extensively on Wills and Probate matters involving substantial estates.

Amrit is known for going the extra mile to ensure that his clients receive the best results.

David J. Dunitz

David J. Dunitz

Partner

David is a senior Solicitor with extensive experience of litigation work; including property litigation acting for both landlords and tenants;

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7209

david@rfclaw.co.uk

David J. Dunitz

Partner

David is a senior Solicitor with extensive experience of litigation work; including property litigation acting for both landlords and tenants; personal injury matters including road traffic accidents, accidents at work and public liability; commercial disputes and professional negligence. David also undertakes family work, including applications for contact with children and financial matters arising from divorces; and has additionally dealt with probate work and cases involving contested Wills.

David’s all-round experience gives him insight into the issues and he has an eye for detail. He has acquired extensive knowledge of Court procedure, frequently undertakes Court advocacy and negotiates settlements in many disputes. He has an empathy with people and sees it as his responsibility to advise clients at the outset if the case is not watertight or outside his area of expertise; and to negotiate the best possible outcome for the client at minimal cost to the client.

David offers a 30-minute free consultation to advise on whether the client has a case. If the evidence in favour of the client is compelling, he will consider taking the case on a ‘no win no fee’ so that the client only pays for out of pocket expenses which the firm incurs.

Robert Wood

Consultant Solicitor & Notary Public

Robert Wood qualified as a Solicitor in 2001 and is head of our Leasehold Enfranchisement department. He went on to

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7207

robert@rfclaw.co.uk

Robert Wood

Consultant Solicitor & Notary Public

Robert Wood qualified as a Solicitor in 2001 and is head of our Leasehold Enfranchisement department.

He went on to work at the Leasehold Advisory Service in central London for nine years before returning to private practice.

In 2010 Robert qualified as a Notary Public and has a Notaries practice at our Maida Vale office. In 2015, Robert qualified as a property management and valuation surveyor and is the only solicitor/surveyor in the UK.

Robert’s areas of expertise are Collective Enfranchisement (buying the freehold), Lease Extensions, Right to Manage and the Right of First Refusal (the freeholder offering the freehold to the leaseholders). Robert recently completed what is probably the largest Right to Manage acquisition in the country.

Robert has a nationwide following in buying the freehold of leasehold houses which is a particular area of expertise. Most leasehold houses are located in Cardiff, Medway and the north of England. Robert has successfully purchased the freehold of leasehold houses on many occasions and is considered to be a nationally respected practitioner in this niche area of law.

Robert is an experienced conveyancer acting for clients whether they are buying or selling a property, transferring equity or remortgaging, to name but a few. He also deals with boundary disputes and service charge issues.

Robert is able to manage all of these areas of law, regardless of where the property is located or where you live. Robert is accomplished in drafting wills for clients and manages probate and probate related disputes.

Contact Robert with any enquiries you may have or to arrange a free initial consultation.

Sashi Pararajasingam

Sashi Pararajasingam

Consultant Solicitor

Sashi qualified as a Solicitor in 2012 and specialises in immigration matters, as well as landlord and tenant disputes, where

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Maida Vale, London

0786 894 2191

sashi@rfclaw.co.uk

Sashi Pararajasingam

Consultant Solicitor

Sashi qualified as a Solicitor in 2012 and specialises in immigration matters, as well as landlord and tenant disputes, where she acts for the tenant. She has had experience in dealing with the Home Office on various matters on behalf of her clients, to include removal decisions as well as nationality matters. She also has experience in unlawful eviction claims and has acted on behalf of tenants that have been taken advantage of.

In case of emergencies such as imminent removal from the UK by the authorities, or where you have been unlawfully evicted with nowhere to go, please call Sashi’s emergency phone number: 0786 894 2191.

Ikleen Gulati

Ikleen Gulati

Solicitor

Ikleen is currently on maternity leave. Ikleen qualified as a Solicitor in September 2017 and has worked predominantly on Personal

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7215

ikleen@rfclaw.co.uk

Ikleen Gulati

Solicitor

Ikleen is currently on maternity leave.

Ikleen qualified as a Solicitor in September 2017 and has worked predominantly on Personal Injury and Employment Matters. She is able to work both on small and large value cases and has represented clients who have suffered life-changing injuries as a result of Road Traffic Accidents, injuries at work and any Public Liability Matters. Ikleen will consider taking matters on a ‘No Win No Fee’ basis if the prospects of the case are high. On Employment matters, Ikleen has advised both Employers and Employees on a wide range of employment issues and can draft/advise on Settlement Agreements. Ikleen also deals with a wide range of private client matters including Probate, drafting of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorneys and assists on Conveyancing transactions. Ikleen is fluent in Punjabi.

Ikleen has key negotiation skills and is able to reach settlements quickly and efficiently and has represented clients against large corporations. Ikleen is known for her patience and professionalism amongst her clients and prides herself in client care.

Outside of work, Ikleen enjoys her time socialising with her friends and family. She keeps active by attending the gym and regular Zumba and yoga sessions. She is also a keen traveller.

Anand S Virdi

Anand S Virdi

Solicitor

Anand qualified as a Solicitor in March 2021 and has worked predominantly in the Conveyancing and Private Client departments. He

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7212

anand@rfclaw.co.uk

Anand S Virdi

Solicitor

Anand qualified as a Solicitor in March 2021 and has worked predominantly in the Conveyancing and Private Client departments. He has experience of both residential and commercial matters from inception to completion including but not limited to sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold properties, remortgages and assignments of leases.

Anand studied Law (LLB Hons) at the University of Hertfordshire and later went to complete his Legal Practice Course at the University of Law (London Bloomsbury).

By actively embedding cutting-edge technology into his workflow, Anand is able to bring a highly modernistic and efficient approach to all his dealings while acting for clients.

In addition, he also assists with the management of the practice, maintaining the firms IT infrastructure and digital marketing.

Outside of work, Anand does professional wedding/event photography, plays field hockey, enjoys going to the gym and works on DIY projects. He has also completed the National 3 Peaks Challenge in 2015.

Nishant Katira

Nishant Katira

Licenced Conveyancer

Nishant is a Licenced Conveyancer. A highly-skilled conveyancer independently running and managing his case load in Conveyancing. Nishant is highly

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7208

nishant@rfclaw.co.uk

Nishant Katira

Licenced Conveyancer

Nishant is a Licenced Conveyancer. A highly-skilled conveyancer independently running and managing his case load in Conveyancing. Nishant is highly knowledgeable and experienced, with ten years industry experience. He possesses a wide skill set, including advising clients on various aspects of conveyancing in the firm.

Qualified as a Lawyer in India in 2006, he also holds a Master of Law Degree LLM from Queen Mary University of London. Since immigrating to the UK in 2011, he has been practising conveyancing law with reputable firms bringing a decade of experience with him.

Nishant lives in London with his wife and 2 daughters. Nishant will also be shortly starting the process of obtaining qualification as a probate practitioner.

When not at work Nishant enjoys listening to soft music, camping and taking long drives with his family.

Avtar S Bhoda

Avtar S Bhoda

Accounts Manager

Avtar is an Accounts Manager with over 30 years experience specialising in Solicitors Accounts in London. Prior to that, he

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7201

avtar@rfclaw.co.uk

Avtar S Bhoda

Accounts Manager

Avtar is an Accounts Manager with over 30 years experience specialising in Solicitors Accounts in London. Prior to that, he was employed as a Legal assistant, Legal Cashier and Officer Manager for a Solicitor (who was then appointed a Judge of the High Court of Kenya) in Kenya.

Avtar attended non-examination courses in Accounts, Economics and Preliminary Law at Nairobi University.

Vanina Hristova

Vanina Hristova

Paralegal

Vanina is a Paralegal in our Residential Conveyancing department. She has worked within the residential property sector since 2017 and

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7202

vanina@rfclaw.co.uk

Vanina Hristova

Paralegal

Vanina is a Paralegal in our Residential Conveyancing department.

She has worked within the residential property sector since 2017 and is half-way though completing her CILEx qualification.

Vanina always has time to talk through the conveyancing process with clients, whether first time buyers or seasoned movers, and works hard to deliver the best possible results for them.

She not only assists the Private Client Team with correspondence and general administrative tasks, but she also deals with the drafting of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Inheritance Tax paperwork.

With good attention to detail and a dedicated work ethic, she’s always on hand to provide quality support and assistance to all fee earners, clients and her colleagues.

Erin Kennedy

Erin Kennedy

Paralegal

Erin is a Paralegal in our Litigation and Private Client departments. She studied English Literature at the University of Westminster

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7203

erin@rfclaw.co.uk

Erin Kennedy

Paralegal

Erin is a Paralegal in our Litigation and Private Client departments.

She studied English Literature at the University of Westminster before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law in 2019. She then undertook her Legal Practice Course at City University in 2020, achieving a distinction.

In her free time, she enjoys travelling, playing netball in a mixed social league and reading books.

Sankirtan Srenathan

Sankirtan Srenathan

Legal Assistant

Sankirtan is a Legal Assistant that works alongside Sashi Pararajasingam in the Immigration department. He studied Law (LLB Hons) at

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Sankirtan Srenathan

Legal Assistant

Sankirtan is a Legal Assistant that works alongside Sashi Pararajasingam in the Immigration department. He studied Law (LLB Hons) at the University of Kent, Canterbury, and recently went on to complete his Legal Practice Course at the University of Law (London Moorgate) with a Distinction. Sankirtan has had some experience in dealing with the Home Office in immigration matters, as well as dealing with the Courts and Tribunals on behalf of clients’ matters.

Outside of work, Sankirtan relaxes by playing the violin and the piano. He often takes part in concerts and performances around the UK.

Kieran Pezzack

Kieran Pezzack

Paralegal

Kieran is a paralegal that works alongside Sashi in the Commercial Litigation and Immigration departments. He studied Law (LLB Hons)

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7201

kieran@rfclaw.co.uk

Kieran Pezzack

Paralegal

Kieran is a paralegal that works alongside Sashi in the Commercial Litigation and Immigration departments. He studied Law (LLB Hons) at Swansea University, achieving a 1st. He then completed the LPC MSc at the University of Law (Guildford), achieving a Commendation overall, including a Distinction in the LPC.

In his free time, he enjoys going to the gym, playing sports, and travelling.

Razan Almusawi

Razan Almusawi

Paralegal

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Maida Vale, London

0207 644 7204

razan@rfclaw.co.uk

Razan Almusawi

Paralegal