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Kitsons LLP

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 4South WestUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Efficient team which acts for domestic clients on a broad range of contentious matters, including commercial, property and insurance disputes, as well as professional negligence claims. Often advises on financial services disputes, particularly financial mis-selling claims. Counts a number of public bodies among its clients, and also acts for companies from the construction and education sectors, as well as charities and private individuals.

Strengths

"They are great at keeping the lines of communication open and are always on hand to help," reports one client, who adds that the lawyers are also "transparent with their advice and costs."

Work highlights

Represented an individual seeking to recover £500,000 in losses from Lloyds Bank following a review into the activities and conduct at the Reading branch of the bank.

Notable practitioners

Exeter-based David Turner has notable expertise in financial services disputes. "He always gives sensible, practical, down-to-earth advice," says one client, adding: "He never fails to keep our broader commercial necessities in a dispute in mind when advising us on litigation, and balances risk and reward very sensibly."

James Cross is the head of the firm's litigation department and chairman of the firm. Interviewees describe him as "realistic, concise and accurate with his advice."

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South West

Litigation


David Turner
Band 4
James Cross
Band 4