Sheila Valand


Sheila Valand


Sheila qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and joined Straw & Pearce in 2021 as a solicitor in the litigation department after having previously been a partner at local firm.

Sheila is highly experienced in litigation and dispute resolution matters covering all aspects of commercial and civil litigation practice.

She is experienced in:

  • Contentious Probate, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Recovery
  • Professional Negligence Claims
  • Property Disputes;
  • Residential Landlord and Tenant disputes

Sheila acts for a diverse range of clients, ranging from larger scale commercial and building companies, to individual consumers who have faced significant issues.

She is adept at forming strong working relationships with her clients with a focus on managing the pressures of litigation combined with a client-focused approach and pragmatic cost-effective advice.