Saljuq Haider

Commercial Litigation - Partner

Luton Office

01582 731161

Recent work

Saljuq is a Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution solicitor and Partner at Taylor Walton. He has extensive experience of commercial litigation matters and in particular contract disputes, construction disputes, financial disputes, and shareholder disputes.

Saljuq started his career in London before becoming a partner in a leading regional firm where he acted for a number of banking and lending institutions, insurance companies and leading names in the building and construction industry.

He accepts instructions on a broad range of commercial disputes and high value corporate debt recovery matters, with a niche specialism in financial disputes.

He has a broad client base in the construction industry and regularly advises on construction disputes including representing clients in adjudications and trials in the specialist Technology and Construction division of the High Court.

He currently represents a core participant in Phase 2 of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.

He has considerable experience of running high value trials including those in the Commercial, Mercantile and Technology and Construction Courts. He has also been involved in numerous mediations and other dispute resolution procedures.

Recent significant cases

  • Peacock v Imagine Property Developments Ltd [2018] EWHC 1113 (TCC)
  • Ager v Career Development Finance Ltd [2019] EWHC 2830 (QB)
  • Redbourn Group Ltd v Fairgate Development Ltd [2018] EWHC 658 (TCC); [2017] EWHC 1223 (TCC)
  • DSVG Façade Ltd v Conneely Facades Ltd (Unreported QBD (TCC) 13 June 2018)
  • Re Japanese Koi Co Ltd [2016] 7 WLUK 278

Legal 500

  • Rising Star 2020
  • Next Generation Partner 2021


In his spare time, Saljuq is a season ticket holder at Chelsea football club and a keen sports fan.

Effectively preparing for a small claims hearing

By Saljuq Haider | 30 October 2019

In recent years there has been an increasing trend of companies issuing court proceedings themselves in relation to unpaid invoices debts.  This can be a relatively straightforward process with the advent of Money Claim Online.  In many cases, taking such a step can act as an effective catalyst for debtors knowing a company is serious…

D.I.Y. instructions on the correct way to issue court proceedings

By Saljuq Haider | 20 January 2019

Issuing Court Proceedings Independently Historically, if a debtor refused to pay for goods or services it would be the almost exclusive domain of a solicitor to raise court proceedings on your behalf.  With the advent of a concerted effort to make justice accessible to all, it has been possible for some time for companies to issue…