I am a partner in the Litigation, Advisory and Regulatory department in Leeds.
I have over 15 years’ experience in commercial litigation and contentious construction, including PFI/ projects disputes, professional negligence claims, commercial and contractual disputes, sale of goods and product liability issues, corporate and breach of warranty claims, shareholder disputes, and breach of confidentiality claims.
My clients include local authorities, central government bodies, financial institutions, private companies, shareholders and individuals. I deliver straightforward and cost-effective legal advice and regularly deal with all forms of dispute resolution, including Court proceedings, adjudication, expert determination, negotiation and mediation.
- Acting for a local authority in successful Court of Appeal win against service provider in an issue of contractual interpretation arising from a PFI contract for highways maintenance worth approximately £2.6 billion.
- Acting for a government body in successful High Court win against DBFO Company providing services in connection with major motorway.
- Acting for a bank in multi-million pound professional negligence claim against monitoring surveyor for failing to properly advise as to numerous defects, including significant fire safety issues. Case settled at mediation.
- Acting for a food distribution company in dispute for approximately £3 million arising from the termination of an exclusive agency agreement.