Shalish is an experienced dispute resolution solicitor who joined the firm in 2002 ago upon qualifying as a solicitor and provides a proactive approach whilst retaining the personal touch to help you achieve the best possible outcome for your case. He acts on behalf of both private individuals and commercial clients. He can assist and advise at any stage of a dispute including mediation through to court action and injunctions. Shalish is a keen sportsman, regularly playing cricket and five-a-side football and also watching live sport. He enjoys city breaks and takes great pleasure in sampling different cuisines from around the world. Shalish is fluent in Gujarati and will happily represent those for whom Guajarati is the first language, in English. He is also happy to offer his services as a translator to our clients as necessary. What clients say about Shalish: “We feel the service was perfect and found our solicitor, Shalish Mehta, very professional and helpful in all aspects”

Man Utd Supporters’ Trust take action after ticket issues

Manchester United Supporters’ Trust (“MUST”) have threatened judicial review proceedings against Hammersmith and Fulham Council unless more away fans are allowed when Manchester United play Chelsea on 22 October 2022 at 17:30. They want the Council to issue a new safety certificate to allow the full allocation of 2,994 travelling supporters. United’s allocation has been…

Elizabeth Ramus loses court case against her daughter over Millionaire ex-husbands will.

Elizabeth Ramus has lost a court case with her daughter over her ex-husband’s will. Mrs Ramus was married to Chris Ramus, who made his millions selling lobsters in the 1970’s. In 2020, Mr Ramus killed himself after struggling to cope with a number of family issues. Despite Elizabeth having a £1.6m of her own and…

Madeleine McCann’s parents lose court case against Portugal detective

The parents of Madeleine McCann have lost their European court of human rights (ECHR) challenge to the Portuguese supreme court’s decision to dismiss their libel case against Gonçalo Amaral, former detective who implicated them in their daughter’s disappearance.   In 2015, a Lisbon court ordered Amaral, to pay €500,000 to Madeleine’s parents. But an appeal court overturned the decision in…

Sony PlayStation faces UK class action lawsuit of up to £5bn

A collective legal claim has been brought in the Competition Appeal Tribunal against Sony PlayStation seeking up to £5 billion in damages for consumers in the UK. The claim alleges that Sony breached competition law by unlawfully overcharging PlayStation customers and abused its market dominant position to impose unfair terms and conditions on PlayStation game…

What is Defamation?

What is the process of resolving a defamation matter? There are several ways you can attempt to resolve a defamation matter, including the following: Sending a cease and desist letter The first attempt of having a defamatory statement removed, so it no longer causes any problems is by issuing what is known as a cease…

Patrick Reed files $750m defamation suit against Golf Channel pundit

The 2018 Masters champion and US Ryder Cup golfer Patrick Reed has filed a $750m defamation lawsuit against American television network The Golf Channel and its commentator Brandel Chamblee. The lawsuit states that Chamblee and the Golf Channel have been “actively targeting Reed since he was 23 years old, to destroy his reputation, create hate…

Van Morrison challenging decision to hear Robin Swann libel case without a jury

Sir Van Morrison is attempting to challenge a ruling in the Court of Appeal that his defamation action with Health Minister Robin Swann should be heard without a jury. Mr Swann issued defamation proceedings after Sir Van chanted that he was “very dangerous” during a dinner at Belfast’s Europa Hotel in June 2021. It came after gigs…

Sculptor of Birmingham's Bull Ring statue sued by sons for being left out of will

Sculptor of Birmingham’s Bull Ring statue sued by sons for being left out of will

Laurence Broderick, the sculptor, who created the bull statue in Birmingham’s Bull Ring, has settled a £5million court dispute with his sons after removing them from his will and leaving everything to the National Trust. He also changed the locks on the family home so no sons could get inside The once close family had…

Boris Johnson launches Coronavirus public inquiry

Boris Johnson has announced the launch of the coronavirus public inquiry, outlining its terms of reference, following the rising threat of legal action against the Government by bereaved families over extensive delays.   The Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice group threatened to apply for a judicial review on Sunday, over the failure of the Government…