Avikar joined Oliver Fisher in March 2018 and became a partner in July 2022 bringing a breadth of knowledge and expertise to the firm.
Avikar is also an assistant solicitor acting for core participants in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.
He acts mostly for tenants in respect of housing disputes and has numerously represented those who are homeless or at threat of being homeless in challenging decisions of local authorities, where necessary in the courts. Avikar’s work includes:
Possession proceedings – anti-social behaviour, rent/mortgage arrears, succession;
Evictions and applications for re-entry;
Homelessness – challenging local authority decisions on review and appeal, homeless advice;
Challenges to the suitability of temporary accommodation;