Meet the Team

Robert Sardo – Solicitor and Head of Personal Injury Team

Robert SardoRobert is a Solicitor in the Dispute Resolution Group. A graduate of London and Oxford Universities, he qualified as a Solicitor in 1992, joining Thomas Dunton in 2004.

He has Senior Litigator Approved Status with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and is an Approved Member of the Law Society’s Specialist Personal Injury Panel.

Robert is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.


Jayshree Patel – Solicitor

Jayshree PatelJayshree is a Solicitor in the Dispute Resolution Group; she qualified in 2003, joining Thomas Dunton in 2011. Whilst having some wider experience, Jayshree specialises in Personal Injury.

She has also taught the Legal Practice Course (which all solicitors need to pass to qualify) at BPP Law School, in particular the modules Personal Injury and Civil Litigation.

Jayshree is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Vernon Hadida – Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution Team

After a successful career in engineering, Vernon trained as a Solicitor in the City of London. He qualified in 1991 and joined Thomas Dunton in 1992.

Through both litigation and mediation, Vernon is experienced in the resolution of a wide range of commercial disputes, as well as those involving employment, personal injury, property and debt.

As a CEDR Accredited Mediator, he is also an Accredited Mediation Trainer.

For more information and advice please call our Personal Injury Team on 01689 822554 or Freephone 0800 146 340 to arrange your free initial interview where we can assess your case and discuss funding your claim.

What our clients say about us:

  • “He always made us feel like we were his most important clients. He provided a fast and professional service with a politeness and discretion that is second to none. We cannot recommend Mr Sardo more highly”.

  • “Thank you for all your hard work. You have been amazing. I will forever be thankful that you were my solicitor.”

  • “Vernon Hadida is by far the best solicitor I have ever dealt with.”

  • “Extremely satisfied with the service which I considered excellent value for money.”

  • “I was very happy with the service. I was always able to speak to somebody that could help me when I telephoned.”

  • “Consistently efficient and vigorous in his application, always acheiving excellent outcomes.”

  • “Extremely fast and professional service with a politeness and discretion that is second to none.”

  • “We will not hesitate to recommend Mr Sardo to anyone wishing to pursue a claim.”

  • “Thank you for all your work on my claim. I am extremely grateful for your assistance.”

  • “Thomas Dunton exceeded my expectations in terms of both service quality and value for money.”

  • I would like to thank Mr Sardo for his help and I would come back to Thomas Dunton if I need a solicitor’s advice again.      30th January 2014

  • Thank you very much for your endeavours for making this all happen and come together – I now feel I can carry on with my life. April 2016

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