Raghav Trivedi has a First Class Law Degree from the University of Kent, Canterbury. He has achieved a Very Competent at Bar School with four grades in the Outstanding category including Commercial Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. In addition, Raghav has recently secured a scholarship for his part time LLM Masters in International Commercial Law at the University of Birmingham which he intends to convert further into a PhD.
Raghav specialises in Business & Property work with a particular emphasis on Real Estate Litigation. Raghav has a particular interest in cases involving equity and trusts such as proprietary estoppel, constructive trusts, and unjust enrichment. Raghav has, inter alia, been instructed as junior counsel on a high-value company and partnership dispute as well as a large-scale professional negligence claim involving land agents and a solicitors’ firm.
Raghav regularly produces webinars and articles for the Business and Property Group which can be found on St Philips Chambers’ YouTube channel and website. Recent webinars include ‘Recent Cases on Directors’ Liability,’ case law updates on Proprietary Estoppel, Section 8 possession claims and the changes to procedure to Part 55 possession matters.
Before joining the Bar, Raghav gained a significant amount of advocacy experience as a County Court Advocate by conducting thousands of civil hearings across County Courts in the UK. Not only did this enhance Raghav’s advocacy but provided him with invaluable knowledge of civil procedure and civil and commercial law, putting him ahead of his peer group.
In his spare time, Raghav is an active and enthusiastic cricketer, and he enjoys reading literature and philosophy.
Raghav frequently acts in claims involving constructive and resulting trusts, including TOLATA claims, as well as advising on claims involving challenges to wills. Raghav has dealt with numerous cases involving proprietary estoppel, and recent work includes advising on the effect and legitimacy of a mutual will, the application of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975 and seeking various orders for possession involving disputes surrounding beneficial interests.
Raghav is consistently instructed on commercial and residential possession claims, taking a particular expertise in Section 8 and Section 21 possession claims as well as trespass matters. Raghav also enjoys dealing with boundary disputes, forfeiture, prescription, and easement claims. Raghav is particularly experienced in drafting statements of case, applications, and witness statements in this area of the law.
Raghav also completed a secondment with a top solicitors’ firm Gowling WLG in their Real Estate Litigation Department. This provided Raghav with a thorough grounding in commercial and residential property litigation, working on matters including:
Raghav deals with debt recovery claims, alongside breach of contract and agency disputes. This includes issues surrounding incorporation of terms, penalty clauses, termination, construction of terms, exclusion, and limitation clauses, UCTA 1977 matters and misrepresentation. Raghav has also developed a grounding in matters involving a commercial conflict of laws.
Raghav also has a thriving practice in dealing with tortious matters including negligence, trespass, and nuisance.
Raghav has a particular expertise in dealing with enforcement applications such as Charging Orders and Orders for Sale as well as matters involving the actions of Enforcement Agents and High Court Enforcement Officers.
Raghav also regularly deals with matters involving business rates liabilities.
First Class Honours (LLB Law, University of Kent, Canterbury)
Very Competent (BPTC, Nottingham Law School)
Currently undertaking part time LLM Masters in International Commercial Law (University of Birmingham)
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple – Call to the Bar 2014
Chancery Bar Association
The Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)
The Property Bar Association
Commercial Bar Association
Commercial Bar Association
Raghav Trivedi in High Court Appeal success on behalf of High Court Enforcement Officer
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