Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors

Litigation Department

Thames Valley
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Overview

An experienced team, covering disputes for an enviable client portfolio, from individuals and SMEs to national and international businesses.  Each partner has a specialism, enabling the department to accept instructions on a wide range of matters. We take a pragmatic approach to navigate clients through complex disputes.

The team’s specialisms include:

  • Professional negligence against banks, accountants, solicitors, architects, surveyors and engineers
  • Director and shareholder/partnership disputes
  • Property litigation
  • General commercial contract disputes
  • Construction disputes
  • IT related litigation
  • Insolvency Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Misfeasance claims


Individual partners are consistently ranked as leaders in their field by Chambers & Partners and recognised by Legal 500.  The team receives regular praise and referrals from clients and peers across all practice areas.

Notable rankings include:

  • Kenneth Stangoe:  Leader in his field, Real Estate Litigation Chambers & Partners since 2009 - 2020; and Legal 500 - 2012, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020.
  • Trevor Coward: Leader in his field (recognised practitioner) Chambers & Partners 2015 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020; and Legal 500 – 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020.
  • Richard Millard: Leader in his field, Litigation, Chambers & Partners 2014 and in Construction in previous years; and  Legal 500 – 2016, 2019 and 2020.
  • Commercial Litigation Dept: Legal 500 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2020.