Vikash joined Child & Child in September 2023, having been part of the dispute resolution team of a renowned City firm.
Vikash advises both corporates and individuals and prides himself on his ability to provide advice that is focused on the client’s commercial needs.
Vikash acts for clients on a range of commercial litigation matters, including contractual claims, partnership and shareholder disputes, breach of warranty claims, professional negligence claims and civil fraud matters. Vikash is also instructed to act on both contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters and has experience of acting for and against office holders in bringing and defending claims under the Insolvency Act 1986.
Prior to qualifying as a lawyer, Vikash worked in the legal department of companies operating in the financial services sector.
- Acted for the Claimants, two South African companies, in successfully recovering damages of £1.31m relating to breaches of warranty under a share purchase agreement relating to the purchase of an English consulting business (Decision Inc Holdings Proprietary Limited and another -v- Stephen Garbett and another  EWHC 588 (Ch));
- Acted for the Defendant, Gary Love, in successfully opposing a claim issued by Gordon Ramsay who claimed that a personal guarantee worth £1.28m was signed on his behalf using a ‘ghost-writing machine’ without his knowledge and/or authority (Gordon James Ramsay -v- Gary Love  EWHC 65 (Ch));
- Acted for the Joint Liquidators of a company in successfully recovering dispositions made by the insolvent company in breach of section 217 of the Insolvency Act 1986 and making an application to successfully obtain documents from the insolvent company’s solicitors pursuant to section 236 of the Insolvency Act 1986;
- Instructed by the Claimant in an LCIA arbitration relating to the operation of an exclusive hotel chain in Japan;
- Acted for five Respondents to oppose an application by the Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy to set aside, under section 284 of the Insolvency Act 1986, dispositions totaling £2.5m made by the Bankrupt to the Respondents in the period between the presentation of the bankruptcy petition and the making of the bankruptcy order;
- Acted for the Claimants in a five-day trial in successfully recovering sums in excess of £1m in relation to the mismanagement of a waste recycling site in Ascot with claims for breach of contract, misrepresentation and trespass (Reginald Hyde and others -v- Simple Skips Limited and others  EWHC 3087 (QB)); and
- Acted for a Claimant in seeking to recover damages of £5m for profits made by his former partners in pursuing a residential development opportunity which had been concealed from the Claimant prior to his departure from the joint venture.