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Capital Law Limited

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Houses a renowned bench of litigators skilled in handling partnership and shareholder disputes. Regularly advises large organisations on issues concerning breach of contracts and fraud, as well as unfair prejudice claims. Receives regular instructions from public and private organisations active in the healthcare and sports sectors.

Work highlights

Represented Red Squirrel Consulting in a £20 million claim against Wireless Logic, which concerned commission from the sale of SIM cards and telecoms equipment.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Brown is an experienced litigator who handles a wide range of high-stakes claims on behalf of businesses.
"He knows his stuff, is very good technically and clear with his directions. He is a good fount of advice."

Philip Jones acts on behalf of public and private sector clients in complex commercial litigation. He has represented clients in the High Court as well as appellate matters and arbitrations.
"An excellent lawyer."

Stephen Meade exhibits particular strength in healthcare disputes. His varied commercial litigation practice includes contractual and negligence disputes.
"He is there when needed and keeps up with the case we are dealing with, which is extremely impressive."

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Overview

Our leading litigation team, one of the largest in Wales, covers all forms of commercial disputes and other contentious matters.

Industry sector expertise

Our litigation team works across all sectors, but we are known for our sector expertise in:

  • Healthcare
  • Sport
  • Education
  • Regulatory

Key types of work

  • Litigation funding - in February 2016, we successfully launched our own £300m litigation fund – Capital Dispute Finance. We are the first UK law firm to launch its own fund.
  • Trust and tax litigation - we are instructed by Roadchef (Employee Benefits Trust) Limited in a £14.5m claim against HMRC. 
  • Judicial review - we are the law firm of choice for public/regulatory law for the British Medical Association (BMA). We have been instructed vin 8 judicial review cases over the last 12 months. 
  • Shareholder disputes - experts in handling business ownership disputes. We have acted for a range of businesses – from start-ups to law firms, investment management companies – on matters such as unfair prejudice, just and equitable winding up, fraud, reputation management, breach of directors’ duties, and whistleblowing.
  • Education sector - we've been appointed to several education legal panels and frameworks to deliver public law and commercial litigation services to universities, further education colleges, and associated organisations, throughout England and Wales. 
  • Sport law - we advise top professional sports clubs, including Cardiff City FC on significant disputes of national public interest.



Members

Meade, Stephen (Head of Department)

Beynon, Wayne

Brown, Andrew

Davies, Tod

Dowds, Mark

D'Souza, Trish

Emanuel, Lucy

Evans, Richard

Good, Clare

Gwyther, Carrie

Jones, Celine

Jones, Philip

Llewellyn, Guto

Mead-Batten, Nicola

Nott, Chris

Whittle, Stacey

Williams, Simon

Clients

Bridgend College

British Airways Pilots Trade Union

British Medical Association

Bunzl Plc

Cardiff Blues Rugby

Cardiff City Football Club Limited

Coleg Sir Gar

Coleg y Cymoedd

DJ Litts (Firearms) Ltd

Enterprise Insurance Company PLC (In liquidation)

Finance Wales

Glyndwr University

Hartley Pensions Ltd

Hartley Pensions Trustees Ltd

PCI Pharma

Red Squirrel Consulting Limited

Roadchef (Employee Benefits Trustees Limited - "REBTL")

S.A. Brains & Co Limited

Solicitors Regulatory Authority

St John's College

The Gambling Commission

The Royal Mint Limited

University of South Wales

Industries

Commercial & Professional Services

Education

Financial Services

Health Care

Insurance

Media

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Litigation Department

Capital Law Limited

firm
Department location

Capital Building

Tyndall Street

Cardiff

South Glamorgan

UK

CF10 4AZ

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Ranked Lawyers

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Wales

Litigation


Andrew Brown
Band 2
Philip Jones
Band 2
Stephen Meade
Band 3