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Eversheds Sutherland

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 1North WestUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

International firm with a long-established presence at the top of the market in the North West. Active for a host of leading corporate clients, the team handles the full gamut of commercial disputes and is frequently engaged for contractual and joint venture mandates, while also advising on reputation management matters. Notably advises a number of leading retailers as well as clients in the automotive sector.

Strengths

One client appreciates that "Eversheds seek to achieve the best outcome for clients rather than increase their own fees."

Another client is impressed by "how hard they try to keep client relationships and initiatives going, showing their willingness to engage with us."

Work highlights

Defended Fanatics International in High Court proceedings from a claim by McLaren Racing alleging breach of supply and distribution agreement from a non-payment.

Notable practitioners

Matthew Taylor frequently acts on disputes concerning termination and breach of contract for clients in the automotive and retail sectors. He also assists with reputational management matters.
"He has excellent knowledge of the law and likely outcomes of claims, and understands the commercial aspects of litigation from the client's point of view. He is always willing to give his honest opinion on claims and lays out cost-effective resolution strategies." "He's very insightful, crisp in his advice, considered, his drafting is excellent and he understands how we work. He's extremely competent and a pleasure to deal with."

Managing partner Michael Clavell-Bate is commended for his experience handling complex disputes involving misrepresentation and fee recovery. He has further strength in reputational management matters.
"He has such a wealth of experience and is a really reassuring presence to have on-side." "He's a fantastic guy with a really solid reputation in Manchester."

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Litigation

Eversheds Sutherland

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Location

Eversheds House

70 Great Bridgewater Street

Manchester

Lancashire

UK

M1 5ES

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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


Matthew Taylor
Band 2
Michael Clavell-Bate
Eminent Practitioners