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Bevan Brittan LLP

INTERCHANGE PLACE, EDMUND STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B3 2TA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0870 194 1000
Fax:
Fax 0870 194 5001
DX:
707297 BIRMINGHAM-65
Web:
www.bevanbrittan.com
Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, London

West Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Birmingham
Commercial litigation: Birmingham - ranked: tier 4

Bevan Brittan LLP

Bevan Brittan LLP’s dispute work includes a range of matters for the firm’s traditional public sector clientele. Adam Kendall’s practice includes various public procurement disputes, many of which concerning IT. Separately, he represents Flintshire County Council in an indemnity claim brought by solicitors who acted for a councillor who was suspended after bullying a civil servant. Private sector work includes various contractual disputes, some of which with intellectual property elements. Clients include a range of local authorities, NHS bodies and the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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West Midlands: Human resources

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Bevan Brittan LLP

Public sector work has been a cornerstone of Bevan Brittan LLP 's employment team. Ashley Norman  is a key figure from the Birmingham office and specialises in handling discrimination disputes. Associate James Gutteridge  focuses on the health sector, and recently defended Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust against a race discrimination claim from one of its employees.

Leading individuals

James Gutteridge  - Bevan Brittan LLP

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Health and safety
Health and safety - ranked: tier 2

Bevan Brittan LLP

Bevan Brittan LLP  has a broad health and safety practice which predominantly represents clients in the public sector. Adam Kendall leads the team and works on cases that cover health and safety, environment, trading standards and waste licensing. Associate Melissa Stanford is also a key figure with experience advising on fire safety, asbestos and legionnaires’ disease issues.

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Immigration
Immigration - ranked: tier 2

Bevan Brittan LLP

Bevan Brittan LLP is headed by Ashley Norman , who regularly advises sectors on immigration compliance, certificates of sponsorship, right to work issues and Brexit queries. He is supported by associate Jaspal Basra , who has a particular focus on the education and public sectors. Recent work highlights include advising a university on sponsor licensing issues and Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on its plan to recruit nurses from the Philippines.

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West Midlands: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant
Clinical negligence: defendant - ranked: tier 1

Bevan Brittan LLP

Bevan Brittan LLP ‘first class service’ runs the gamut of clinical negligence work, with a client roster that includes a number of NHS trusts. Birmingham-based  Tim Hodgetts  defended University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust on a claim involving delayed treatment for artery occlusion. He also advised the Birmingham Women's NHS Foundation Trust on the mismanagement of a birth delivery which allegedly resulted in brain damage to the child. Adrian Dagnell   is ‘highly experienced’ and ‘very well regarded’ and focuses primarily on high profile indexation and high value quantum matters. Nicola Pegg is highly experienced in complex cerebral palsy and neurosurgical claims.

Leading individuals

Adrian Dagnell - Bevan Brittan LLP

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West Midlands: Public sector

Education
Education - ranked: tier 3

Bevan Brittan LLP

Ashley Norman  is a key figure for Bevan Brittan LLP  and specialises in employment and immigration matters.  Recent work highlights include advising the London School of Economics & Political Science on Brexit's impact on its workforce.

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West Midlands: Real estate

Property litigation
Property litigation - ranked: tier 5

Bevan Brittan LLP

Bevan Brittan LLP  ‘has good knowledge on complex areas of law’. Steven Eccles is ‘particularly helpful in property litigation regarding leases and service charges’ – he advised East Hampshire District Council on terminating a hotel lease after a number of health and safety failings, securing possession via court proceedings, and assisted the Canal & River Trust on recovering possession from commercial occupiers in order to covert the site in to residential properties. Mark Robertson , a new partner promotion, advises Rentokil Initial on a range of work. Other clients include Wycombe District Council, Places for People Homes, which Eccles represented in a dispute regarding if, as leaseholder, it was entitled to use the Leasehold Reform Act to acquire the freehold interest, and NHS Property Services, which the team represents in a panoply of cases.

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