Ms. Sheikh handles contentious and non-contentious legal work under the supervision of qualified solicitors. She has experience in dealing with both private individuals and companies. Ms. Sheikh has also dealt with multi-party litigation proceedings and complex litigation matters.
Areas of Expertise & Experience
Ms. Sheikh takes a practical and sensible approach to achieve successful outcomes for her clients. She aims to use alternative disputes resolutions and negotiates out of Court settlements to resolve matters in a cost and time effective manner.
Ms. Sheikh has a wide range of experience in drafting correspondence such as particulars of claim, defence statements, witness statements, and various applications. She has experience in drafting contract agreements to ensure that it meets the client’s needs. Her responsibilities include researching the law, preparing documents and bundles, and providing sound legal advice.
Ms. Sheikh has experience in Employment matters relating to dismissal, discrimination, redundancy, arrears in pay, settlement agreements, harassment, and victimisation. She deals with non-contentious employment matters. Ms. Sheikh aims to reach settlement at the earliest stage and exhausts all opportunities to negotiate. Ms. Sheikh has experience in all stages of Employment litigation.
Ms. Sheikh provides sound legal advice to assist her clients from as early as pre-action stages. She has acted for both Claimants and Defendants. She utilises alternative disputes resolution where appropriate. She has experience in dealing with landlord and tenant disputes, nuisance disputes, rent and service charge arrears, enforcement proceedings, contractual disputes, breach of contract, and negligence claims. Ms. Sheikh has dealt with various applications for injunctions, set aside a judgment, stay of proceedings, specific disclosure and more.
Ms. Sheikh is regularly instructed in costs proceedings for both summary and detailed assessment. Ms. Sheikh liaises with costs lawyers to ensure that both paying and receiving parties settle without incurring the further costs of litigation.
Bankruptcy and Insolvency
Ms. Sheikh has experience in dealing with both private individuals and companies in relation to issue statutory demands, set aside statutory demands, interim and final charging orders. Ms. Sheikh has successfully set aside statutory demands and settled costs between parties.
Ms. Sheikh is regularly instructed on various driving offence matters including speeding, driving without insurance or third-party insurance, dangerous driving, and drink driving. Ms. Sheikh is also instructed on appeals in the Crown Court.
Prior to Adam Bernard Solicitors, Tayyeba has worked as a caseworker in complex Criminal Appeals to overturn unsafe convictions.
Ms. Sheikh has recently undertaken a marshalling experience with Master Fordham in the High Court
A Very Competent grade in the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)
Upper Second-Class Honours degree in Law
Barrister-at-law (unregistered) Member of Gray’s Inn
Areas of Expertise
• Civil Litigation
• Registration of Trademark
• Driving Offences
English, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi