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3 ranked lawyersBand 2South WestUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Offers a broad range of litigation expertise and is particularly strong in charity, education and energy disputes. Instructions received include matters involving breaches of contract and insolvency-related litigation. Has developed a significant practice in contentious corporate matters, especially shareholder disagreements, and also acts on public procurement disputes, professional liability claims and data protection issues.

Strengths

One client says: "The team is always fast to respond, excellent at keeping us informed of progress and very quick to keep things moving."

Work highlights

Acted for the administrators of Quintel Technology in a number of claims against former employees, directors, and parent and sister companies of Quintel, including actions relating to misfeasance, transactions at an undervalue and preferential payments.

Notable practitioners

Ben Holt is experienced in a variety of commercial litigation, including disputes arising from M&A and commercial contracts. "He got up to speed very quickly and understood the complexities of the issues," reports one client.

Edward Husband maintains a broad commercial litigation and insolvency practice. "He is a strong litigator who is commercial and pragmatic," explains a source.

Simon Heald is the managing partner of the firm and has a wealth of experience in commercial litigation, including restructuring and insolvency disputes. He is well-versed in litigation involving shareholders and directors.

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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.

South West

Litigation


Ben Holt
Band 2
Edward Husband
Band 2
Simon Heald
Eminent Practitioners