Shoosmiths LLP


Band 2National Leaders (outside London)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Offers a strong disputes practice across England, with teams based throughout the country. Advises on commercial litigation arising in a range of industries, including automotive, consumer products, IT and retail. Key offices include Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Northampton, Reading and Southampton.


"A great national firm with a great commercial litigation team," says a source.

Notable practitioners

Birmingham-based Alex Bishop is national head of dispute resolution. Other key contacts include Matthew Howarth in Leeds and Kath Livingston in Manchester.

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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!

Litigation Department

Shoosmiths LLP

Department location

The Lakes

Bedford Road





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