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Vandana Dass Founder / Managing DirectorAs Managing Director and Solicitor at Davenport Solicitors Limited, Vandana was extremely proud to be named the Winner of the “Rising Star in Law” category of London Asian Business Awards. These awards recognise, celebrate and showcase the achievements of Asian men and women who greatly contribute to their industries in London. …Read More

Vandana advises employees and employers on a range of Employment law and Business Immigration matters from implementing employment contracts and policies, advising on Sponsorship licences and managing them, advising on Tier 1 and Tier 2 visas to representation at the Employment Tribunal.

Vandana started Davenport Solicitors as she wanted to eradicate the worries of HR/Employment law for her clients so they can concentrate on growing their business. Moreover, she wanted to provide businesses, who were looking for HR/Employment law support with a first-class service from expert Solicitors, with the flexibility of choosing from a range of services which suits them.

Vandana has the responsibility of making sure Davenport Solicitors provide the best service to clients, achieve its targets and continue to thrive and grow as a business. She is responsible for implementing company policy, planning the growth of the Company, overseeing all client work, managing communications and representing the Company at various events.

Vandana regularly presents seminars on what really concerns businesses and HR professionals. She has also been an Employment Law Lecturer at South Bank University.

Vandana is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association, the European Employment Lawyers Association, Committee member of the Asian Business Association and the Chair of the School Stakeholder Committee at Krishna Avanti Primary School.

In her spare time, Vandana enjoys spending time with her family, baking, travelling and trying different cuisines. …Less

 

Barry DassHead of Strategy and International Business DevelopmentBarry is the Head of strategy and international business development at Davenport Solicitors. At top level he brings the strategic expertise and business skills traditional law firms usually lack. He applies a hands-on approach and lays great emphasis on building strong relationships with clients, strategic partners, evaluating strengths and weaknesses and, responding quickly to changing regulations, economic factors and international markets. …Read More

Rebecca CollinsTrainee SolicitorRebecca Collins is a Trainee Solicitor at Davenport Solicitors. She has previously worked as a paralegal at the firm and assists businesses and individuals in both Employment and Business Immigration matters.

She completed her LLB(Hons) at City, University of London. She continued her studies there to complete her Master of Laws in Legal Practice (satisfying the requirements of the Legal Practice Course) in which she achieved a distinction. …Read More 

Nandini SaxenaHead of Business Development
Southeast Asia

Nandini has experience in the International Relations domain while working at the British High Commission New Delhi, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi and the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) in London, which has given her the necessary balance of exposure, skills, temperament and leadership to undertake and excel in her role as head of Southeast Asia to help expand our client base and international footprint. …Read More

Varsha Maistry- AhmedEmployment Solicitor

Varsha is an Employment Solicitor. She works closely with both employees and employers to advise on the full range of employment law issues. She qualified as an Employment Solicitor at a top 200 law firm and worked at a number of London law firms before joining Davenport Solicitors. …Read More

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