Gurpreet Rheel

Barrister

Called 2009

 

Background

Gurpreet was called to the Bar in 2009 after achieving a “Very Competent” grade in her Bar Professional Training Course. Prior to that, Gurpreet read Law at the University of Birmingham, graduating with a second upper-class degree.

Before obtaining pupillage she lead a team of advisers comprising Solicitors, former teachers and Union Branch Managers at NASUWT providing advice and representation to teacher members in respect of Employment and Discrimination matters. She was also a County Court Advocate with Ashley Taylors Legal providing representation in a variety of matters including Landlord and Tenant disputes, forfeiture, mortgage repossession, infant settlements, insolvency, cost assessments, summary judgments and set asides as well as small claims RTA and credit hire matters.  

Gurpreet has a busy family law practice where she is enjoys being instructed in all types of family law matters whether they be private law proceedings involving child arrangements orders acting for either party or care proceedings acting for both the parents or local authorities

Private children

Gurpreet has represented parents in a range of proceedings involving disputes over residence and contact. Her recent work includes FHDRAs, DRAs and Final Hearings. She has some experience in FDAs and FDRs and her Civil Law background makes her well equipped to assist with TOLATA instructions.

Care

She regularly appears in the Family Court representing parents and local authorities in care proceedings including on cases involving allegations of causing harm to a child.

Domestic violence

Gurpreet represents both applicants and respondents in ex parte and return hearings.

– General Crime

Gurpreet’s Criminal Law practice sees her predominately prosecuting lesser offences such as motoring, assault, theft, handling stolen goods. She has also been instructed on behalf of the defence for bail applications and mentions in cases involving rape, robbery and alike.

– General Civil

– Employment Law

– Housing and Property Law

General Civil

Gurpreet’s general Civil Law practice includes advising and representing both claimants and defendants in small and fast track contractual claims, infant settlements, insolvency, costs assessments, summary judgments and set aside applications as well as RTA and credit hire matters.

Employment

Prior to obtaining pupillage, Gurpreet lead a team of advisers comprising Solicitors, former teachers and Union Branch Managers at NASUWT providing advice and representation to teacher members in respect of Employment and Discrimination matters.

Since then she has gained a wealth of experience in representing and advising both applicants and respondents in all manner of  Employment Law matters including unfair dismissal, discrimination and constructive dismissal.

Housing and Property Law

Prior to obtaining pupillage Gurpreet was also a County Court Advocate with Ashley Taylors Legal providing representation in a variety of matters including Landlord and Tenant disputes, forfeiture of leases and mortgage repossessions.