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Practice Areas

Lead partner of the litigation department dealing with a broad commercial litigation practice with a particular emphasis on Chancery Court work, shareholder/partnership dispute work, insolvency dispute work and construction dispute work. Guy heads a 21 lawyer team which is one of the largest West Midlands teams outside Birmingham. Guy deals with high value and complex disputes and acts for a broad range of clients from small owner managed businesses to FTSE 200 companies.

Professional Memberships

As well as holding a number of non-executive appointments Guy is a past Vice President and President of Wolverhampton Law Society.


Guy read Law at The University of Leeds. He trained at Foster Baxter Cooksey (fbc Solicitors) qualifying in 1995. In 1998 Guy commenced a 2 year secondment at National Westminster Bank supervising its legal recoveries department. Guy became a partner with fbc Solicitors in 2001 remaining with FBC Manby Bowdler LLP upon formation in 2008 and was appointed Senior Partner in 2018. Guy has headed up the litigation department since 2008.