After a long and varied service in Local Government in England for over 36 years Arden Bhattacharya
decided to move into private sector and start an independent practice. During this period he gained considerable experience
and insight into all aspects of civil and criminal law.
Arden held the position of Town Clerk and Head Of Paid Services for 10 years and prior to
that the position of Borough Secretary and Deputy Chief Executive and various other important Senior positions. In his Senior
Management capacity he managed, amongst others, a comprehensive and efficient Legal and Administrative Department and acted
as the Principal Adviser to the Council. He carried out many complex negotiations and investigations on multi-disciplinary
matters. He acquired considerable skill and ability to conduct complex Planning Appeals and Court Proceedings, Mediations
Arden's Main Areas Of Work:-
Public Law/Local Government Law/Town & Country
Planning & Highways/Housing:
Work includes: Local Government, Town & Country Planning, Housing with special emphasis on homelessness, Housing Benefits and
Social Security, Highways, Rent and Rating, Environmental, Markets, Constitutional, Parliamentary, Civil Liberties, Public
Health, Welfare & Social Security, Licensing, Education, Extradition, Nationality, Elections, Local Public Inquiries and
all areas of Judicial Review and presentation of cases at all Appeal Committees, Tribunals, Ombudsman and Advocacy at all
Courts and Tribunals.
General Common Law:-
Work Includes: Contract,
Tort, Confidentiality and Contempt, Unions, Sex and Racial Discrimination, Equal Opportunities, Civil Liberty, Judicial Review,
Health & Safety at Works, all Employment Law and Advocacy at Industrial and Employment Appeal Tribunals. Personal and
Professional Negligence and Medical Negligence including giving preliminary advice and representation at PCT AND GMC HEARINGS.
Road Traffic Accidents- Advice and Representation at Courts.
Work includes: Asylum and Refugees and all matters arising under the Immigration Legislation.
Landlord & Tenants:
Work includes: All aspects of Both Private and Commercial. Agreement/Leases, Possession
and Eviction Actions, Disrepair Claims, Application concerning Service Charges and other aspects of Housing Law and Management.
Contract, Sale Of Goods,
Carriage Of Goods, Insolvency, Partnership, Insurance, Consumer Credit, Company Law, Competition Law, Passing Off, Fraud and
Work includes: All aspects of Matrimonial
Law and Infant Settlements.
Mediation & Arbitration:
Work includes: All types of Mediation and Arbitration. An approved and accredited Mediator
of Bar Council with long experience in commercial and private mediation and Arbitration.
Work includes: All aspects including advising Board Of Governors and Heads on all relevant
Work includes: Registered
in the Bar Council’s Register to undertake all types of Direct Professional Access Works.
Commissioner For Oaths:
Work includes: Attestation Of Documents.
LANGUAGES SPOKEN AND ASSISTANCE GIVEN IN THE
FOLLOWING LANGUAGES IN CONSULTATION AND REPRESENTATION:
ENGLISH, GERMAN, BENGALI, HINDI, URDU AND PUNJABI.