Lawyer profile for UK 2022
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Litigation - South West
"He is a hard-working, capable and calm influence. He is focused on details but also makes good contributions to the overall strategy for case management." "Richard Croft is a very approachable lawyer who gives pragmatic advice."
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Rupert is founder and managing director of specialist litigation and dispute resolution practice, Croft Solicitors. He is a commercial litigator whose practice focuses on general commercial cases, civil fraud, financial services, anti-trust and property disputes.
Rupert has represented clients in all levels of the courts, including the Supreme Court and the European Court of Justice. In 2001, he represented clients in the ECJ establishing the right to recover damages in the EU for infringement of competition law.
More recently, he successfully represented British expats in the Supreme Court to ensure that the procedure for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU was triggered lawfully under Article 50. He also successfully represented the first claimant in the Supreme Court in the enforcement of a substantial arbitration award against the state of Romania (Micula v Romania)
Rupert has been described in recent legal directories as “an excellent commercial litigator” and “everything a client could want in a solicitor”.
Qualifying in 1992, Rupert was made partner in a top-25 UK firm in 1998. He founded Croft Solicitors in 2015.
Rupert is a member of the Law Society’s Dispute Resolution Section, London Solicitors Litigation Association and is an accredited mediator.