Dravin specialises in general civil law and employment. He enjoys a national practice and accepts instructions in relation to the following areas of law:
Dravin has a significant amount of experience in employment law. He is a former solicitor, and, immediately prior to transferring to the Bar, he was Head of Employment at a large regional firm of solicitors in the West Midlands. He also worked as an in-house barrister for a firm of solicitors that specialises solely in employment law. Dravin has provided representation for clients in complex and high value claims, some of which carried significant reputational risk for the parties involved. He is also experienced in providing representation for clients at Judicial Mediation.
Particular areas of expertise:
- High value complex claims
- Whistleblowing claims
- Discrimination claims
- Constructive dismissal claims
General civil law
Dravin has developed a broad civil law practice that includes the following areas: personal injury, insolvency & bankruptcy, credit hire, and landlord & tenant. Dravin frequently provides representation for clients at the following types of hearings:
- Property law (including Landlord and Tenant, eviction and possession/repossession proceedings)
- Applications to set aside judgments or orders
- Applications for summary judgment
- Fast track trials
- Infant settlement hearings
- Disposal hearings
- Small claims
Dravin covers all aspects of Children Act matters.
Other areas of practice
Dravin provides representation for clients at internal disciplinary hearings and professional disciplinary tribunals. Dravin recently provided representation for a police officer, who had been accused of gross misconduct, at an internal disciplinary hearing.