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Lanyon Bowdler

CHAPTER HOUSE NORTH, ABBEY LAWN, ABBEY FOREGATE, SHREWSBURY, SY2 5DE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01743280280
Fax:
Fax 01743282340
Email:
Web:
www.lblaw.co.uk

Brian Evans

Tel:
Work 01743 280213
Email:
Lanyon Bowdler

Work Department

Dispute resolution and mediation.

Position

Managing Partner and Head of Agriculture. Experienced litigator used to dealing with many types of commercial disputes, including shareholder and partnership duties, agricultural disputes, contractual disputes and insolvency matters. Other sectors worked in include manufacturing, construction, health and social care and leisure. Brian is a CEDR accredited mediator. Although his mediation practice encompasses a variety of commercial sectors and general civil litigation he has a particular interest in mediating disputes in the agricultural sector.

Career

Trained Lanyon Bowdler; qualified 1994; dispute resolution partner 1998; head of dispute resolution, head of agriculture 2015; managing partner 2016.

Languages

Welsh (conversational).

Education

Llanfyllin High School, Powys (1983-88); Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge (1988-1991 MA (Cantab)); College of Law, Christleton (1991-92 Solicitors’ Final Examination (First Class Honours)).

Leisure

Singing (St Chad’s Choir), composing, playing trumpet.


West Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the West Midlands

Within: Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the West Midlands

Lanyon Bowdler is ‘a good quality firm, with nice people who are easy to work with’. Andrew Pegg, who heads the department from the Telford office, represented Viessmann Refrigeration Systems in a dispute with the buyer of one of its blast freezers. His other work concerns shareholder disputes and (in keeping with its position as the NFU panel firm for Shropshire, Herefordshire and Staffordshire) agricultural litigation. Brian Evans in Shrewsbury is ‘an exceptional operator; he has a meticulous attention to detail, and is practical and pragmatic’.

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West Midlands: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

Lanyon Bowdler is ‘the go-to firm in Herefordshire and surrounding areas for agricultural and private client work’, with ‘an excellent client base’ and ‘strong and deserved reputation’. Managing partner Brian Evans leads the team and is highly experienced in agricultural disputes. Other notable names include Andrew Evans, who specialises in property matters; Andrew Pegg, who is an expert in contentious and debt recovery issues; and town and country planning expert David Brammer, who possesses ‘precise reasoning’ and ‘detailed understanding’.

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