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DLA Piper LLP

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 2North WestUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

High-profile international firm with a well-established commercial offering in the region. Especially well placed to handle complex construction, technology and M&A disputes, particularly on behalf of market-leading corporate and private equity clients. Notable experience handling disputes in the energy space.

Strengths

A client commends the DLA Piper team for being "very reliable and really good at practical, commercial solutions."

An additional client describes the firm's service as "very professional and always responsive."

Work highlights

Represented OBN Private Jet Limited and Mr Naser Butti Yousef Almheiri in the High Court in proceedings valued at about USD30 million in relation to the purchase and financing of a private jet in 2019.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Smith regularly advises clients on shareholder and contractual disputes, as well as those connected with corporate transactions, and has notable experience in cross-border matters. He has further strength in construction-related litigation and acts for clients in the energy, technology and financial sectors.
"Andrew is very measured, very logical, reassuring, and gives good advice. He's very calm and analytical and the person we turn to more than anyone else." "Andrew Smith pays high attention to detail, is very knowledgeable, gives great advice and keeps us calm, helping keep a steady ship. He has great integrity and is a straight talker."

Jonathan Eatough handles a wide range of complex commercial disputes, including M&A transactions, partnership arrangements and internal investigations.
"Jonathan Eatough has very good strategic sense, is very commercial and is brilliant at client relations." "He's a strong litigator doing good and interesting work."

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Litigation

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

1 St. Peter's Square

Manchester

Lancashire

UK

M2 3DE

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North West

Litigation


Andrew Smith
Band 2
Jonathan Eatough
Band 2