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Hugh James

Litigation

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

Acclaimed for its deep-rooted expertise in handling contentious matters for a client list that includes domestic and international corporations as well as public institutions. Frequently handles breach of contract and negligence claims as part of its wider litigation offering. Clients hail from a wide array of sectors including IT, retail and manufacturing.

Strengths

One client says: "The service was first class, the customer care was superb and the response times were spot on."

Work highlights

Acted for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board in a breach of contract claim against software solutions provider CareWorks for approximately £3.5 million.

Notable practitioners

Richard Locke exhibits expertise in a variety of high-stakes disputes, including contractual and shareholder claims.
"Richard is a brilliant solicitor who has a knack of getting to the heart of the matter on some very difficult and complex issues. His style of advocacy is concise and to the point, which delivers an excellent outcome for his clients."

Tracey Singlehurst-Ward is a strong choice to handle complex business disputes. Her impressive commercial litigation experience is bolstered by her complementary strengths in intellectual property and defamation law.
"Tracey is solutions-focused and made us feel supported throughout a long and difficult process."

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Overview

The Litigation Department at Hugh James is the largest team in the region with excellent lawyers from partner level to junior solicitors. Our practice is unique as a one-stop shop for all types of commercial and property litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution. We are the go-to department in Wales for complex, high value litigation many of which involve overseas jurisdictions and extremely complex legal dimensions.

The breadth of the client base and quality of work carried out by our Litigation Department would be enviable on a UK wide basis. The work we undertake from our Cardiff office services clients throughout the UK and Europe. This is indicative of the quality legal service that is offered to our clients. The team acts for a variety of clients ranging from major regional institutions, and leading regional businesses to national and international clients. 

Both Richard Locke and Gareth Williams are extremely highly regarded in the region and seen as the go-to advisers for the most complex and high value litigation in the region. Tracey Singlehurst-Ward is widely acknowledged as an impressive litigator and has particular expertise in IP, media and defamation cases. Furthermore, our specialist lawyers are able to provide cost effective and commercial advice across a wide spectrum of disputes, including commercial disputes, property disputes, housing disputes, pension disputes, defamation, bankruptcy, and professional negligence.

Litigation

Hugh James

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Location

Two Central Square

Central Square

Cardiff

South Glamorgan

UK

CF10 1FS

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Wales

Litigation


Richard Locke
Band 1
Tracey Singlehurst-Ward
Band 2