Wright Hassall LLP

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for Established group advising multinational clients on a wide range of commercial, corporate and financial disputes, along with fraud and negligence claims. Handles litigation arising between shareholders as well as from insolvency proceedings and the termination of contracts. Takes on matters in a broad range of sectors including manufacturing, technology and financial services.

Strengths A client describes Wright Hassall as "an excellent regional firm with the breadth of expertise and commercial outlook that we need."

Another adds: "This is a very dependable, reliable and sensible team that achieves good results for its clients with a measured and considered approach to litigation."

Work highlights Advised Specialist Building Products on a dispute with New Century Doors arising from alleged breach of contract and provision of unsatisfactory goods.

Notable practitioners

The "very impressive"
Matthew Goodwin
wins praise from clients, one of whom says: "He understands our business and is always on hand to give commercially sensible advice that is tailored to suit our needs." He regularly advises on contentious matters relating to the construction and finance industries, including contractual disputes and professional negligence claims.

Sarah Perry
is "a very good lawyer who fights hard for her clients," according to interviewees. She has experience advising on a wide range of cases including shareholder, contractual and professional negligence claims.