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Pinsent Masons

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 2YorkshireUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Sophisticated team with notable litigation expertise and cross-border experience. Regularly handles commercial contract cases, including those that concern technology and outsourcing contracts. Also advises on shareholder litigation, corporate control issues and disputes concerning the financial sector.

Strengths

One interviewee commends Pinsent Masons as "a firm that helps you to move forward," adding that "they are able to pick up an instruction quickly and provide advice."

Another praises the firm for its "broad range of specialisms which meet our needs fully."

Work highlights

Defended The Resort Group in a repudiatory breach claim by EMFC Loan Syndication related to a debt financing success fee.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Masterson is respected for his work on disputes concerning complex contractual arrangements, as well as a wide range of other contentious mandates.
"Andrew Masterson has great attention to detail - he leaves no stone unturned." "He suggests numerous potential routes through navigating the situation and is flexible."

James McBurney has experience across a range of corporate disputes, including financial and breach of warranty claims. He is also well versed in IT-related litigation.
"James McBurney carefully considers everything he does and has a good eye on the commercial aspects of the case. He also bats very hard for the client."

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Yorkshire

Litigation


Andrew Masterson
Band 2
James McBurney
Band 4