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Lisa Linklater

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Practice Areas

Lisa specialises in Commercial and Chancery dispute resolution in the Business and Property Courts of the High Court of Justice. She is very experienced in representing a diverse range of companies and individuals in business disputes that are often high value and/or complex and whether before action, at mediation or through to trial.

Lisa has a very well-established reputation and practice in the following areas:

•Shareholder disputes;

•Corporate and personal insolvency;

•Directors’ and trustees’ duties and related claims;

•Secured lending disputes, including Law of Property Act receiverships;

•Commercial Contract disputes;

•Conflict of laws;

•Partnership, joint venture and LLP disputes;

•Proprietary estoppel claims (particularly relating to farms);

•Commercial litigation;

•Real property and trusts;

•Public interest winding up petitions, directors’ disqualification and tax-related litigation.

Key Cases:

•Unwin v Bond [2020] EWHC 1768 (Comm) (shareholder dispute)

•Coyne (suing on behalf of herself and ors) v Walsh [2019] EWHC 3725 (Ch) (shareholder dispute)

•Laurence Bassini v Inner Circle Investments Limited [2019] EWHC 3024 (Comm) (insolvency)

•R&R Ice Cream UK Limited v Dale Farm Limited [2019] EWHC 546 (Ch) (contract/conflict of laws)

•Atlantisrealm Ltd v Intelligent Land Investments (Renewable Energy) Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1029 (contract)


Accredited Mediator (CEDR)

Attorney General’s Regional Panel of Counsel (2000 – 2018)

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, Northern Chancery Bar Association, R3 fellow, Insolvency Lawyers’ Association and Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association