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BARRISTERS

KAJAL DASANI LL.B [HONS] BARRISTER

Kajal Dasani LL.B [Hons] Barrister

Called to the Bar (Middle Temple): 2004

Kajal was awarded the Jules Thorn Scholarship by Middle Temple.  She went on to achieve a Very Competent following completion of the Bar Vocational Course at Nottingham Law School and joined chambers in 2006.

Kajal has a general Common Law practice and is known for her meticulous preparation and excellent client care. She often receives feedback from solicitors and clients alike, complimenting her down-to-earth yet robust attitude.  Kajal prides herself on working as a team with her instructing solicitors.

Since 2018, Kajal has been the Middle Temple Chambers’ Representative.  In May 2020 Kajal was appointed as the Local Bar Representative for the Midland Circuit for Leicester and Lincoln. 

Areas of Practice

Civil

Kajal conducts both Claimant and Defendant work and has extensive Fast Track Trial experience.  She is also instructed to attend Multi Track Trials, Disposal Hearings, Stage 3 Hearings and Infant Approval Hearings.

Her main areas of practice are:

  • Personal Injury, including Road Traffic Accidents, Occupiers' Liability and Employers' Liability.
  • Credit Hire
  • Application Hearings 
  • Housing/ Landlord and Tenant, including Anti-Social Behaviour Injunctions, rent reviews, possession hearings, tenancy deposit cases. Kajal has appeared on cases involving service charge claims, rent arrears and housing disrepair.
  • Insolvency, including Winding Up Petitions and Bankruptcy Petitions. 

Family

Kajal has experience in representing all parties in children cases in both Private and Public Law matters.  She is known for her reassuring manner with clients and putting them at ease.   

Private Law Proceedings:

Kajal is always mindful of the emotional needs of her clients. She accepts instructions and is experienced in:

  • Section 8 Childrens Act proceedings such as:

· Residence;

· Contact;

· Prohibited Steps Orders, including proposed removal of children from the jurisdiction; change of school etc.;

· Specific Issue Orders, including applications for change of name when agreement cannot be reached and leave to remove from the jurisdiction;

· Fact Finding Hearings; and

· Contested Final Hearings.   

  • Applications for Declaration of Parentage
  • Domestic Violence and Injunctive relief under the Family Law Act - Particular interest in Non-Molestation Orders, Committals and Ex Parte applications.
  • Committal hearings
Public Law Proceedings:
 
  • Has represented local authorities, parents, children, relatives and intervenors in care proceedings. 

Immigration

Immigration appeals, including Entry Clearance, Human Rights, Asylum, EEA matters, Deportation and Bail.

education

  • BVC – Very Competent, Nottingham Law School 
  • LLB (Hons) – 2:1, Sheffield Hallam University

AWARDS

 memberships 

 positions

  • Middle Temple Chambers’ Representative (2018 onwards)
  • Midland Circuit Local Bar Representative for Leicester and Lincoln (2020 onwards)

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

testimonials

“I spoke with the client and she was very happy with your handling of the case, she said you immediately made her feel at ease. I would like to personally thank you for this as she had been previously quite wary of going to a hearing! Thanks for all your hard work”.
Joshua Hurst, Fee Earner at Horwich Farrelly

“Kajal, a great result for us and very happy for the client as I know she was a bit stressed in the run-up. Many thanks for all your efforts, as always!”  
Antonio Cazzato, Litigation executive at Proddow MacKay Solicitors

“Thank you for your assistance in this matter.  I wanted to let you know that I received really positive feedback about you from our main insurer client.  He was really pleased with how it all went and how you dealt with the Defendant and conducted proceedings, so I wanted to say a particular thank you and well done”. 
Joanne Russell, Senior Solicitor at Mansfield Solicitors 

“Kajal, thank you so much for your help on this one! I thought we’d never get this sorted; it’s been a problem for so long! Thank you again for your assistance”. 
Sarah Woodward, Claims Handler (Team Leader) at Amanda Cunliffe Solicitors 

“Thank you for your assistance today and over the last few days. An excellent result. I will report the same to my insurer client who I am sure will be pleased too”. 
Andrew Rose, Senior Associate at Chan Neill Solicitors 

Interests

Outside of work, Kajal is a keen cook; she enjoys experimenting with new recipes.  She also has a creative streak with various crafts.  She is a keen traveller with a bucket list she is slowly getting through.

 

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