"Zalena's approach to the work was very professional. She is able to get results where we did not expect it. I will definitely use her again."
(Anthony Moore, College of North West London)
Zalena Vandrewala is a commercial litigation solicitor.
Whilst undertaking general commercial litigation, Zalena also supports the debt recovery team in respect of disputed debt recovery claims. She has 12 years experience in debt recovery, bankruptcy and winding up proceedings and general commercial litigation.
Zalena is familiar with Conducting and Assisting on a wide range of commercial and general disputes including contractual disputes (sale of goods and services), property litigation (boundary disputes / trespass / landlord and tenant disputes), contentious probate (1975 Act claims / trustee disputes) and insolvency (high value debt claims / enforcing judgments / bankruptcy / winding up / insolvency procedures).
She is also experienced in conducting disputes in the County Court and High Court.
Zalena qualified as a solicitor in 2009. She attended Staffordshire University and completed the Legal Practice Course.
She has been working in our Commercial Recoveries and Commercial Litigation team for over 9 years since she qualified and is particularly skilled at dealing with contractual disputes, mediations and ADR Settlement negotiations.
Zalena speaks fluent French, German and Gujarati.
Commercial Dispute Management
- Litigated a substantial contractual dispute for a worldwide corporation.
- Advised a local client company on the winding up of a regional furniture chain and the management of media interest surrounding its closure.
- Assisted in the recovery of a substantial sum under a costs assessment for a client insurance Company.
- Secured a large contract for the debt recovery services of a large collection of colleges based in and around Oxford.
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