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Shoosmiths LLP

Litigation

1 ranked lawyersBand 4North WestUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Litigation team offering expertise in shareholder and contractual disputes, as well as contentious matters involving employment and insurance issues. Also provides clients with associated advice on crisis and reputation management.

Strengths

A client says: "They are a very helpful firm and provide a consistently good level of service."

Work highlights

Represented RentSmart in a Commercial Court claim against The Carphone Warehouse for breach of contract with regard to the marketing of RentSmart’s consumer finance products to support customer smartphone purchases nationally.

Notable practitioners

Kath Livingston regularly acts on contractual and partnership disputes and has complementary expertise in employment law. She also advises on fraud-related cases as well as assisting with reputation management.
"Kath's strengths are her organisation, understanding of our legal position and her communication skills." "She is incredibly conscientious and goes above and beyond."

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Overview

Our specialist team of litigation, international arbitration and dispute resolution lawyers based across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland help our clients redress the balance - maximising value, minimising risk and enhancing reputations

Through the combination of our unique Advisory Services Solutions and award winning Litigation Services offering, we provide early practical and pragmatic advice to minimise risk and avoid disputes arising.


Where disputes do arise we work with our clients providing strategic and specialist guidance to resolve them swiftly on favourable commercial terms or put them in the best possible position to win if contested.

Although a dispute may be unwelcome, you and your business will enjoy working with our team – serious lawyers but with personality. We play to win!


Members

Crook, Jonathan (Head of Department)

Livingston, Kath (Head of Department)

Marshall, Richard

Clients

Comparethemarket.com (BGL Group)

MD Insurance Services limited

PSB UK Limited (Grenfell Inquiry)

Rentsmart Limited / Thinksmart Limited

Speedy Asset Services Limited

Litigation

Shoosmiths LLP

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Location

The XYZ Building

2 Hardman Boulevard

Spinningfields

Manchester

Lancashire

UK

M3 3AZ

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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.

North West

Litigation


Kath Livingston
Band 4