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Kavish Shah

Kavish Shah
Called 2019

Kavish is a property litigation specialist with experience of alternative dispute resolution procedures. Kavish’s experience includes acting as an arbitrator in a COVID rent arrears dispute, acting for parties in mediations, writing an advice for an independent expert appointed by parties to determine a new rent, taking part in the prestigious Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, acting as an arbitrator in the Budapest pre-moot, and mediating as part of a competition run by the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators.

In 2021, together with Guy Fetherstonhaugh KC, Kavish wrote in the Estates Gazette about the (then proposed) mandatory arbitration model for resolving commercial rent arrears accrued during the pandemic. In 2023, together with Edward Peters KC, Kavish wrote in the New Law Journal about compulsory arbitration in landlord and tenant disputes.

Kavish’s practice more generally covers all areas of real property and landlord and tenant law, both residential and commercial.

Kavish is recent cases have covered the following areas:

  • Landlord and tenant disputes including rent arrears, break clauses, forfeiture and other possession actions, the 1954 Act, and service charges
  • The Community Infrastructure Levy
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Easements, including lost modern grant against the Crown
  • Trespass
  • Mortgages and receivers
  • Council tax
  • Financial penalties under Section 249A of the Housing Act 2004
  • Tenants’ right of first refusal
  • Reconsideration of final judgments
  • The Building Safety Act
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