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Amandeep Dhillon

Partner

Biography

I specialise in both international and domestic group illness claims, accidents abroad which involve foreign laws and jurisdictions, and incidents at sea and in air.  I have successfully acted for thousands of people in this regard, and have a great passion for seeking justice which has been translated with many rewarding results.

I have secured damages for passengers aboard the ill fated Costa Concordia vessel, and for people affected by the fatal Grand Hotel Italy outbreak.  My experience also extends to high profile domestic cases such as the tragic Stoke Legionnaires case, and the highly publicised salmonella outbreak at the Newcastle Spice Festival.

I take great pride in securing exceptional settlements for my clients in sometimes challenging circumstances, and great reward from helping them secure justice.

Testimonials

Amandeep is "a great team player and strategic thinker" - ​Legal 500 2016

What Inspired You To Get Into Law?

I was inspired to take up a career in law as I have a keen sense of justice and a background in social justice.  My mother has been awarded an OBE for her work in this area, and whilst my familial leanings are more political, I seek to promote fairness and justice on behalf of those wronged in a legal sense, particularly consumers.

What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?

The most rewarding aspect of my role is securing justice in challenging evidential circumstances, and helping secure redress for these clients.

What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?

Irwin Mitchell is committed to providing exceptional support for our clients, whilst fighting on their behalf with great tenacity.  Compassion and resilience are two of my own core characteristics which make the firm and I an ideal match!

What Do You Do Away From The Office?

I enjoy playing sports and reading, particularly historical pieces.


Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 06/08/2018
    Six-Figure Settlement For Victims Of Real China Salmonella Outbreak

    “This case is just one of many we have seen where people have eaten out and fallen ill through no fault of their own. Food poisoning can have a huge impact on the lives of victims, and severe foodborne infections such as salmonella can leave them needing specialist treatment and requiring time off work. “Sadly, many of those we represent have also been left with lasting health problems from which they may never fully recover. “Whilst we are delighted to have secured our clients justice, our primary hope is that lessons have now been learned from this and other outbreaks so that the problems are avoided in the future. Food businesses, from takeaways to restaurants must always ensure that food hygiene and the safety of consumers is their key concern.”

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  • 17/07/2018
    Mother Seeks Answers After Baby Is Left ‘In Agony’ Allegedly After Drinking Aptamil Formula

    “The complaints which have been made regarding the revised Aptamil formula are concerning, particularly considering the huge impact such issues could have on children and also the incredible distress it has caused parents. “Whilst we welcome the tests undertaken by Danone, the makers of the product, we are very concerned regarding the first-hand account we have heard in relation to this issue and have already started to investigate the problems that our clients have faced. “Gastric illness problems can have a huge impact on those affected, especially for babies, and it is absolutely vital that, where possible, lessons can be learned from an issue of this nature so that the problems are not seen again.”

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  • 15/06/2018
    Downe Arms Illness Outbreak: Lawyers Representing Victims Welcome Fine For Owner

    “Businesses such as restaurants and food outlets are required to follow clear guidelines on the safe handling of food, so it is a welcome step forward to see action being taken when failings have been identified. “We have now heard first-hand accounts regarding the incident in December 2016, and details have emerged regarding how the illnesses which our clients endured have had a lasting impact on them. “Many victims of food poisoning are often unaware of potential avenues for legal redress after falling ill following consumption of contaminated food, but cases such as this demonstrate how we can help those who suffer serious illness. “Following this prosecution, we are working hard to swiftly conclude our cases and ensure that those we represent are able to get the justice they undoubtedly deserve.”

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  • 06/06/2018
    Robinsons Butchers E.coli Outbreak: ‘Step Forward’ In Battle For Justice

    “This devastating illness outbreak had a significant impact on a number of people in the local area, with some continuing to suffer long-term health problems as a result of it almost three years on. “Food businesses have clear guidelines and regulations to follow in terms of food safety and a case of this nature demonstrates why it is absolutely vital that such policies are adhered to as closely as possible, but despite this we continue to represent hundreds of people affected by illness having consumed sub-standard food. “Many victims of food poisoning are often unaware of potential avenues for legal redress after falling ill following consumption of contaminated food, but cases such as this demonstrate how we can help those who suffer serious illness. “While nothing will change what our clients have faced, this admission now paves the way for us to agree a settlement and we are working quickly to bring matters to a swift conclusion.”

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