Muckle LLP

Litigation Department

North East
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What the team is known for Significant commercial dispute resolution practice advising on complex contractual and shareholder disputes. Handles transaction-related cases involving breach of warranty claims. Acts for a range of regional and international clients from an array of industries including manufacturing, financial services and IT.

Strengths A client reports: "I found them to be very commercial. They gave good advice on settlements, mediation and strategy."

Another source adds that "there has always been someone available to assist, the advice has been of high quality, and the solutions are practical."

Work highlights Represented the Caribbean Premier League in disputes relating to contracts and IP issues.

Notable practitioners


Leah Heatley
acts for large corporate clients and has experience handling contractual disputes, particularly in relation to restrictive covenants. "I really felt that she was on my team and provided advice while being sensitive to the commercial constraints and risks applicable," a client says.


Susan Howe
represents clients in a variety of matters, from contractual disputes to class action cases. She has experience acting for both claimants and defendants. One source states that she possesses "excellent resourcefulness for clients," adding that "she's strong, and highly strategic."