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Yorkshire Litigation
Band 1

4 Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

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Litigation - Yorkshire
Band 1
What the team is known for

Strong team with a national presence that offers clients a broad range of services in connection with commercial disputes. Notable experience handling a broad range of contentious issues relating to major commercial contracts and M&A transactions. Maintains an impressive roster of domestic and international clients from a range of sectors, including technology, natural resources, and transport.


One interviewee reports: "Eversheds are really nice to work with, offering really good quality of work and making clients feel they have had the extra mile out of them."

Another source adds: "They always seek to achieve the best outcome for their clients."

Work highlights

Obtained an urgent injunction for a DXC Technology subsidiary, EntServ UK, to preserve the client's critical data during an ongoing dispute against The Miles Consultancy relating to the termination of contractual agreements.

Notable practitioners

Gary Pellow has a wealth of expertise in handling a wide spectrum of commercial disputes, including breach of contract and professional negligence claims.

James Hyde is respected for his experience in handling contractual disputes in relation to the technology sector. Breach of duty and misappropriation of corporate information are also within his remit.
"James Hyde is very efficient, has very good insight and is highly competent."

Richard Matthews represents clients in a wide range of complex disputes, including those that relate to M&A activity and other transactions. He also brings to bear his experience in procurement and competition-related issues.
"Richard Matthews does a fantastic job managing cases with unusual dynamics."

Deborah Polden has experience handling contractual disputes, as well as shareholder, supplier and outsourcing cases. She is also capable of handling group litigation matters.
"Deborah Polden performed excellently throughout." "She is a standout - she led her team strongly and sympathetically through a difficult matter."

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Gary Pellow
Eminent Practitioners
James Hyde
Band 2
Richard Matthews
Band 3
Deborah Polden
Up and Coming


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