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BARRISTERS

DRAVIN BHEEMAH - DOOR TENANT

Called to the Bar: 2010 

education

• BA (Hons) Politics with Legal Studies (University of Exeter)
• BA (Hons) Business Studies (University of Exeter)
• BA (Hons) Law (University of Exeter)
• Bar Vocation Course (University of Northumbria)
• Masters in Advanced Legal Practice (University of Northumbria)  

areas of work

Dravin specialises in employment and general civil law. He is based in the Midlands and enjoys a national practice. He is approachable and keen to develop his practice further in the following areas:

Employment Law

Dravin has a significant amount of experience in employment law. He is a former solicitor, and, immediately prior to transferring to the Bar, he was Head of Employment at a large regional firm of solicitors in the West Midlands. He also worked as an in-house barrister for a firm of solicitors that specialises solely in employment law. Dravin has provided representation for clients in complex and high value claims, some of which carried significant reputational risk for the parties involved. He is also experienced in providing representation for clients at Judicial Mediation.

Particular areas of expertise:

• High value complex claims
• Whistleblowing claims
• Discrimination claims
• Constructive dismissal claims  

General civil law

Dravin has developed a broad civil law practice that includes the following areas: personal injury, insolvency & bankruptcy, credit hire, and landlord & tenant. Dravin frequently provides representation for clients at the following types of hearings:

• Mortgage possessions / applications
• Applications to set aside judgments or orders
• Applications for summary judgment
• Fast track trials
• Infant settlement hearings
• Disposal hearings
• Small claims

Other areas of practice

Dravin provides representation for clients at internal disciplinary hearings and professional disciplinary tribunals. Dravin recently provided representation for a police officer, who had been accused of gross misconduct, at an internal disciplinary hearing.

education

• BA (Hons) Politics with Legal Studies (University of Exeter)
• BA (Hons) Business Studies (University of Exeter)
• BA (Hons) Law (University of Exeter)
• Bar Vocation Course (University of Northumbria)
• Masters in Advanced Legal Practice (University of Northumbria)

 

public access

Direct access accredited.

 

interests

Dravin enjoys working out with weights and keeping fit, and he can often be found at his local David Lloyd gym. He also has an interest in martial arts, in particular the philosophical aspects. Dravin enjoys reading, and he has several books on military strategy and tactics in his collection, including Sun Tzu’s classic ‘The Art of War’.

 

 

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