Harvinder Singh Bhurji LLB (Hons) QDR (M) MCIArb MCMI Afil

Qualifications

2001: Law Graduate LLB (Hons).

2002: Academy of Experts Accredited Commercial Mediator,

Qualified Dispute Resolver QDR (M).

2006: ADR Group Accredited Commercial Mediator.

2006: Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – MCIArb.

2006: Chartered Management Institute Qualified Manager,

Diploma in Management Level 5, MCMI.

2007: CEDR Accredited Commercial Mediator.

2007: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Tutor, Accreditation

Assessor, Teaching Faculty Member, Mediation Trainer.

2011: UK Mediation Accredited Workplace & Community Mediator.

2013: Qualified Trainer, Associate Teacher,

Certificate for Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector, Level 4.

Mediation Experience

  • 13 year's mediation experience.
  • Mediated over 500 civil, commercial, workplace, employment, family,
  • neighbour disputes covering all sectors with a 90% success rate.
  • Face to face, court referred / time limited, telephone mediations.
  • Mediated disputes with values from a few hundred pounds, up to
  • several millions of pounds.
  • Mediated 2 party and multi party disputes.
  • Mediated community, victim offender, & homelessness disputes.
  • Fluently speaks English as well as Punjabi, and is able to understand
  • Hindi & Urdu. Conducted mediations in Punjabi and translated them
  • Into English, as well as translating Hindi & Urdu into English.
  • Conciliated complaints against NHS professionals.
  • Arbitrated in housing disrepair cases.
  • Sectors mediated by category A – Z.

Civil & Commercial Disputes

Boundary Disputes

  • Boundary
  • Party wall, (appeals of party wall awards)
  • Rights of way
  • Shared driveways / maintenance
  • Fences, trees, high hedges
  • Land & agriculture
  • Land tribunal matters
  • Adverse possession
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Injunctions, trespass

Construction Disputes

  • Technical construction Defect claims
  • Non payment
  • Extensions / penalty claims Quantum
  • Professional negligence
  • Breach of contract

Contract Disputes

  • Breach of contract
  • Contractual
  • Economic loss & specific performance
  • Sale of Goods Act 1979
  • Sale & Supply of Goods to Consumers
  • Regulations 2002

Defamation Disputes

  • Libel disputes
  • Slander disputes

Energy / Utility Disputes

  • Bristol Water
  • Environmental Agency
  • EON Energy
  • Severn Trent Water
  • South East Water

(Civil) Engineering Disputes

  • Design, construction, maintenance
  • Roads, bridges, canals, buildings
  • Architectural
  • Environmental
  • Structural
  • Transportation
  • Water resources
  • Materials

Financial / Bank Disputes

  • AGCO Finance, Bradford & Bingley,
  • Cabot Financial UK Ltd, HSBC, Lloyds,
  • Natwest Bank
  • Debt recovery, unpaid invoices
  • Banking & repossessions
  • Insolvency
  • Mis-selling of products
  • Pensions & investments
  • Regulatory
  • Misrepresentation
  • Allegations of fraud & breaches of
  • fiduciary responsibilities

Governmental / Public Body Disputes

  • Birmingham City Council
  • Environmental Agency
  • George Elliot Hospital NHS Trust / CGCs
  • Mendip District Council
  • Somerset County Council
  • Victim Support
  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS
  • Trust

Information Technology Disputes

  • Data services
  • Hardware, software, systems
  • Hosting issues
  • Intellectual property
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Contractual breaches

Insurance Disputes

  • Breach of conditions
  • Coverage
  • Interruption of business
  • Product liability claims
  • Professional negligence
  • Property damage
  • Policy wording
  • Warranty breaches

Intellectual Property Disputes

  • Branding
  • Trade mark
  • Copyright infringement
  • Passing off of trade goodwill,
  • reputation
  • Theft of intellectual property by
  • competitors/ employees

Landlord & Tennant Disputes

  • Repair, disrepair
  • Rights, obligations
  • Service charges, leases, rent
  • Unlawful eviction

Neighbour Disputes

  • Harassment & racism
  • Anti social behaviour
  • Noise, D-I-Y, parking, children & pets

Personal Injury Disputes

  • Clinical Negligence
  • NHS Trusts
  • Healthcare & pharmaceutical
  • Care & residential homes

Professional Negligence Disputes

  • Professional negligence
  • Misrepresentation
  • Incorrect advice
  • Defective services

Property Disputes

  • Property
  • Proprietary estoppel
  • Land
  • Planning
  • Boundary
  • Rights of ways
  • Flooding
  • Building & housing disrepair

Shareholder & Partnership Disputes

  • Companies Act
  • Breach of warranty
  • Director and shareholder
  • Partnership, joint venture
  • Family business, company / business

Third Sector / Charity Disputes

  • Volunteer employee
  • Organisational
  • Branch
  • Management board / trustee
  • Hierarchy

Wills & Probate Disputes

  • Wills, probate & codicils.
  • Trusts of Land and Appointment of
  • Trustees Act 1996
  • Inheritance (Provision for Family and
  • Dependants) Act 1975
  • Contesting a will, validity / legitimacy
  • Mental capacity
  • Allegations of fraud / executors acting
  • Inappropriately, power of attorney

Employment & Workplace Disputes

  • Employment conditions
  • Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of
  • Employment) Regulations (TUPE)
  • Contracts, pay, redundancy, compromise
  • agreements
  • Grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Unfair and constructive dismissal
  • Absence, long term sick due to stress

Workplace Disputes

  • Bullying, harassment, victimisation
  • Reduced productivity, low morale
  • Manager and employee

Family Disputes

  • Divorce, separation, contact, access,
  • children, extended family
  • Family businesses
  • Pre wedding, dowry, caste, mixed marriage,
  • in law

Mediation Panel Member Of

  • Academy of Experts
  • ADR Group
  • ADR Services
  • Association of Midlands Mediators
  • British Marine Federation Dispute Resolution Scheme
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Clerksroom
  • Immediation
  • Manchester Law Society
  • Mediators In East Anglia
  • Oxcheps Higher Education Mediation Services
  • Specialist Mediators
  • Small Claims Telephone Mediation Scheme
  • The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Neighbour Dispute panel
  • Tenancy Deposit Scheme

Member Of

  • Civil Mediation Council
  • National Mediation Helpline
  • National Mediation Providers Association
  • Sandwell Council’s Housing Arbitration Panel
  • Sandwell Consumer Support Network

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