Litigation - The South
What the team is known for
Based in Tunbridge Wells, Cripps is well equipped to handle complex disputes for domestic and international clients, including companies in the real estate, aviation and infrastructure sectors. The team is capable of assisting with corporate litigation, including shareholder, partnership and transactional disputes, while also handling large contractual claims.
"The firm are highly efficient and aware of their client's interests at all times."
"They are commercially savvy and always ahead of the curve."
"The team look into every issue in depth and provide solutions that cover both the legal and commercial sides of the issue. They are always ready to explain any legal language or processes."
Cripps represented IMAS Corporate Finance in a post-transactional dispute following the sale of one of its former client’s businesses.
Edward Weeks heads the commercial dispute resolution team at Cripps and regularly acts on shareholder disputes and breach of warranty claims. "Ed has a great ability to look at the dispute from all angles to come up with the most appropriate strategy." "He has an outstanding analytical approach and a very strong understanding of the commercial aspects of contractual matters and dispute resolution."
Joanna Ford demonstrates a high degree of expertise in complex litigation, including shareholder, transactional and contractual disputes. "Joanna is an outstanding lawyer. She is excellent with clients and gives clear and exact advice on the most complex cases." "She is a calm and commercially-focused partner."
Tom Bourne has experience in such matters as shareholder disputes and contentious insolvency claims. He also advises on claims for breach of contract and duty. "Tom has strong communication skills and the ability to explain complex legal issues in a simple way." "I have absolute confidence in the guidance and support I have received from Tom Bourne. He thinks outside the box for the benefit of those seeking his help."
Hannah Proctor has experience handling commercial and contractual disputes, including misfeasance claims against directors and breach of duty. "An exceptionally intelligent and capable senior associate who is incredibly hard-working." "Hannah is a tenacious litigator who always goes the extra mile for her clients."