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Field Seymour Parkes

Litigation

1 ranked lawyersBand 3Thames ValleyUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Solid litigation practice handling domestic and cross-border mandates for companies and individuals. Strong expertise across the spectrum of contract disputes, professional negligence claims, and investment and finance-related litigation.

Strengths

A source comments: "We have always been very happy with the fast and thorough services they provide."

Notable practitioners

Bill Dixon demonstrates great depth of experience in commercial litigation, including regularly acting on contract and shareholder disputes, as well as professional negligence cases. Sources say he is "approachable, pragmatic and able to break down complex issues for lay clients."

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Overview

Highlights of our commercial litigation practice include:-

1. High calibre lawyers

  • We are a highly experienced team. 5 out of 8 lawyers have 10 years plus PQE. Two are ex-City. One partner was previously London head of department for a UK Top 15 law firm.​
  • Partners are consistently ranked in the legal directories.


2. Quality of work and clients

  • Last 12 months has seen us involved in 14 cases with a value of £1 million plus (of which 9 were £3 million plus) which reflects the quality of our practice.​
  • Wide variety of corporate/commercial clients.
  • We have a particular focus on the automotive sector and food and drink (where we have particular expertise in Groceries Code disputes).


3. Innovation

  • Only firm in the Thames Valley to use decision trees. Using this, we are able to represent possible litigation outcomes in diagram form and assess percentage changes of values of claims.
  • Transparency and flexibility on costs (menu of options such as fixed price guide, CFAs etc.).

Litigation Department

Field Seymour Parkes

firm
Department location

1 London Street,

Reading

Berkshire

UK

RG1 4PN

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Thames Valley

Litigation


Bill Dixon
Band 2