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Kitsons LLP

MINERVA HOUSE, ORCHARD WAY, EDGINSWELL PARK, TORQUAY, TQ2 7FA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01803 202020
Fax:
Fax 01803 299831
DX:
59200 TORQUAY
Email:
Web:
www.kitsons-solicitors.co.uk
Exeter, Plymouth, Torquay

James Cross

Tel:
Work 01803 206203
Email:
Kitsons LLP

Work Department

Litigation.

Position

Managing partner and head of the litigation team, James specialises in commercial litigation, ranging from debt recovery to complex multi-party disputes and has significant experience in acting on property litigation arising from both commercial and residential property. James is a member of the Property Litigation Association and has handled a wide range of disputes relating to property for individuals as well as companies of all sizes.

Career

Qualified 1992; partner Crosse and Crosse, Exeter 1997; Kitson Hutchings (now Kitsons LLP) 2002; partner 2004; managing partner 2007.


South West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: The West Country

Within: Commercial litigation: The West Country

The team at Kitsons LLP is ‘friendly and approachable’ and has proved ‘particularly efficient and effective in negotiations’. The department is split between the firm’s Exeter office, which focuses on financial services litigation, and the Torbay and Plymouth offices, which are often sought after in property and licensing-related disputes. In Exeter, David Turner is ‘excellent in every respect’ and recently advised a claimant on a matter alleging negligent investment of £6m. Turner also represented the operators of a regional hotel business in mediation with a UK bank in a claim regarding global restructuring group issues. The ‘knowledgeable and communicativeJames Cross is defending Churston Golf Club in a matter brought by a farmer and councillor regarding a complex breach of covenant. Corsham Primary School and South West Contracting are among the department’s new clients.

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