Partner at Brabners Chaffe Street LLP, Manchester
Commercial litigation partner at Brabners Chaffe Street LLP, Manchester.
Specialist areas of practice:
Commercial contract disputes and warranty claims, with particular experience in disputes in the sporting sector;
Financial services litigation (including FSA-related litigation and associated claims);
Professional negligence claims.
Chancery and property litigation (including TOLATA disputes).
Other areas of practice include general commercial litigation, such as shareholder and partnership disputes and property litigation.
Deputy District Judge. Higher Court advocacy rights holder.
Partner in the commercial litigation department at Kuit Steinart Levy,
Manchester, 1997 - 2005.
Assistant solicitor and subsequently partner in the commercial litigation department at Vaudreys, Manchester (now Beachcroft Wansbroughs, Manchester), 1989 – 1997.
Accredited by CEDR in January 2000 and by ADR Group in March 2005. Has
carried out a number of mediations in a variety of matters, and is on several
panels of mediators. Has also taken part in a number of mediations on behalf of clients.
Membership of professional organisations
President of Manchester Law Society Council; chair of Civil Litigation Committee of
Manchester Law Society; member of Property Litigation Association; member of
Solicitors Association for Higher Court Advocates.
Named over the years as a leading individual in Chambers & Partners’ Guides to the legal profession, which describe him as “an operator who is at once a vociferous personality and a good listener” (2005) and “a technically able lawyer and sound litigator” (2006). The Legal 500 (2012) says ‘His professionalism and commitment are impeccable’.