Litigation & Disputes Team
About Trishma Sehmi-Bhalla
Trishma attended the University of the West of England, Bristol and completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course. She qualified as a solicitor in 2013.
Previous to qualifying as a Solicitor, Trishma worked as a Costs Draftsman (and later a Costs Solicitor) alongside experienced Costs Lawyers, for over 8 years. She drafts Bills of Costs (including the New Electronic Bills of Costs) and advises on inter partes costs; preparation of costs budgets; preparation for and attendance at summary or detailed assessments. She has recently been involved in Solicitors Act 1974 assessments of costs on a solicitor-own-client-basis. She has run a matter on a point of law to the Court of Appeal, awaiting Judgment, on bills rendered by solicitors to their clients. During her training, she took part in the famous UK Phone Hacking Litigation.
She has been employed at W Davies since July 2016, where she deals with all areas of commercial and civil litigation, Employment Law and Costs Litigation in practice. She has engaged in most areas of Commercial Litigation (also known as Dispute Resolution) including disputes relating to Company and Partnership; Company Restorations, Employment Law, Personal Injury; Debt Collection & Enforcement and some IP-related involvement. She has advised upon and attended Employment Tribunal Proceedings and often advises on Settlement Agreements between Employers and Employees. She also deals with preparation of Employment contracts and advising on all aspects of Employer and Employee related matters.
Trishma speaks Swahili, Punjabi and Hindi with some knowledge of Italian and Spanish.
Trishma’s interests include art, music, interior design and travel.
Email Trishma: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: 01483 744900
Trishma’s areas of practice include:
- Contentious and Non-Contentious litigation
- Legal Costs litigation
- Employment litigation
- General Civil litigation
- Civil and Clinical Negligence
- Corporate and Media litigation.
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