Areas of Expertise
Hetal advises on various aspects of Housing Management including adverse possession defences, boundary disputes, succession cases, council tax exemption matters, anti-social behaviour injunctions, lease variations and service charge disputes. Hetal also provides non-contentious advice on housing and policy issues.
Hetal is part of our cross-departmental Information Team who advises on data protection and freedom of information issues.
Prior to Devonshires Solicitors, Hetal worked at SJ Berwin where she worked in their Corporate Real Estate Department.
Hetal contributes to our Housing Management Briefs.
Hetal provides internal training to her clients on various Housing Management topics.
Hetal graduated from Queen Mary, University of London in Law and thereafter completed her LPC at the College of Law in Bloomsbury.
Hetal enjoys countryside walks and travelling. She also has a big love for food and enjoys trying new restaurants.
Hetal acted for the London Borough of Lambeth on a notable shortlife recall project where she achieved 21 out of 22 out of court settlements and successfully obtained possession in the last matter at Court.
Hetal acted for A2 Dominion Housing Group in an appeal by the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham concerning whether a charitable housing association is entitled to council tax exemption for the void periods between lettings. The High Court found for A2 Dominion Housing Group which in turn could result in substantial savings for all Registered Providers.