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SA Law

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 3Thames ValleyUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-regarded litigation team with a strong regional presence and growing international activity. Handles shareholder disputes, breach and termination of contract litigation and payment disputes. Advises a local and international client base featuring organisations and individuals from a variety of sectors.

Strengths

A client says: "As a mid-size law firm they demonstrate a strong empathy for my business and feel aligned with my aspirations and expectations. They feel more dynamic and attuned with modern, entrepreneurial businesses."

An interviewee reports: "The team's responsiveness, customer focus and high integrity come to mind. Although the COVID-19 pandemic prevented in-person consultations, the high quality of SA Law’s service has been maintained. I can’t identify any discernible weakness; they always deliver to my expectations."

Another client says: "They have given us good advice, have understood our business, and have developed personal relationships to mutual benefit. Over the time we have worked with them, they have been really consistent in their service provision."

Work highlights

Defended a significant heavy machinery distributor based in the region against claims for misrepresentation and negligent misstatement brought by an asset finance house in respect of information the client provided regarding the provenance of machinery.

Notable practitioners

Robert Ryall assists companies and individuals with a range of commercial litigation, including breach of agreement claims and shareholder disputes.
"Robert is incredibly knowledgeable, professional and calm. Has given us the confidence needed when making decisions." "He is consistent and approachable."

Tracy Lacey-Smith acts on litigation involving insolvency, tax and contractual disputes and also has expertise in professional negligence issues.
"Tracy is direct, organised and effective. She is unworried by making difficult decisions, clear on her views and a pleasure to work with. She is an experienced and excellent lawyer."

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Litigation

SA Law

firm
Location

Gladstone Place

36-38 Upper Marlborough Road

St Albans

Hertfordshire

UK

AL1 3UU

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Thames Valley

Litigation


Robert Ryall
Band 2
Tracy Lacey-Smith
Band 3