Working with lenders and financial institutions, my aim is to get the best commercial outcomes for my clients when litigation is necessary. No case is the same, but in each instance, I use my strategic thinking and negotiation skills to help my clients resolve disputes. I am well used to assisting clients on a portfolio basis too.
Where possible, I try to keep things out of court via mediation and alternative dispute resolution. However, I have great experience of first instance trials and senior courts appeals, including those to the Supreme Court, where one of my recent cases has become the leading authority in the PPI mis-selling arena.
I like to stay active by playing netball, and I love trail running – the muddier the better!
Don’t let principle get in the way of a good deal.
It’s all about the detail – make sure you keep all documents and evidence, as these could help to turn the tide.
Once proceedings have started, be aware of the court timetable and make sure you’re on time.
How much will it cost?
At the outset, there are usually too many unknown factors to give anything but an indication of the final costs, but I will give a budget for the initial steps and stick to it.
Do you do “no win, no fee”?
Predominantly no, but I can consider it for the right case. As a team, we’re often able to structure fees in a way that makes the process easier and more effective for our clients, so please ask for further information.
Will we win?
Litigation is risky, so I can never promise that you’ll be completely successful, but I will keep you updated of the risks as your case develops.
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