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Ashok Patel

Consultant

T: 020 7842 1520 (DDI)
T: 020 7583 2222
E: ashok.patel@roydswithyking.com

Ashok is a Consultant in the Dispute Resolution team in our London office, specialising in all aspects of commercial litigation, corporate recovery and insolvency, property litigation and fraud litigation.



About Ashok

Ashok’s legal career spans almost 40 years, having qualified as a barrister in 1977 and as a solicitor five years later. He was previously managing partner at AP Law and Balsara & Co. and joined Royds, now Royds Withy King, in 2012. Ashok’s clients have included insolvency practitioners at some of the largest accountancy firms in the country and several international banks.

Work highlights

  • Shirley Jackson & 5 ORS v Subhash Kanji Thakrar & 13 ORS (2007)
  • Standard Chartered Bank v (1) Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (2) Seaways Maritime Ltd (3) SGS United Kingdom Ltd (4) Oakprime International Ltd (5) Arvind Mehra (2003)
  • Roderick Jones v (1) Subhash Mohanlal Patel (2) Brent London Borough Council (2001)
  • Bank of Baroda v (1) Dilip Shah (2) Rashmi Gulbchand Maru (3) Subaghchand Shah (1999)
  • Portsmouth City Football Club and UHY Hacker Young (joint administrators)

Memberships

Ashok is a member of the Law Society.

Outside of work, he is passionate about golf.

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Mediation pre-condition to litigation

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Following on from the introduction of the EC ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Directive in 2015 (which in the UK designates the Financial Ombudsman (FOS) as the appropriate mediator for financial services disputes), the European Court of Justice has held that it is possible for national legislation to require a consumer to attempt to mediate a dispute before allowing a court claim to proceed.

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