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FBC Manby Bowdler LLP

GEORGE HOUSE, ST JOHN'S SQUARE, WOLVERHAMPTON, WV2 4BZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01902 578000
Fax:
Fax 01902 311886
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702433 WOLVERHAMPTON-5
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www.fbcmb.co.uk
FBC Manby Bowdler LLP, Guy Birkett, Wolverhampton WV2, ENGLAND

Guy Birkett

Tel:
Work 01902 392429
Email:
FBC Manby Bowdler LLP

Work Department

Commercial Litigation

Position

Lead Partner of the Litigation Department specialising in commercial litigation since qualification in 1995. Undertaking a broad practice dealing with commercial contractual disputes, contentious insolvency work and company and chancery disputes.

Guy deals with a full and varied caseload involving general commercial litigation, Companies Act litigation and shareholder/partnership disputes, intellectual property litigation, insolvency related litigation and construction and building dispute work. Guy acts for a variety of clients from individuals and small owner managed businesses through to FTSE 200 listed companies.

Key clients include Carillion Plc, Prime Oak Buildings Limited, Andrew Sykes Group Plc together with a number of insolvency practitioners. Guy acts frequently in board room/partnership disputes. Guy has run a number of cases to the Court of Appeal and is comfortable dealing with complex high-value litigation.

Career

Joined the firm as a Trainee Solicitor in 1993 qualifying with the Firm in 1995. Worked on secondment for NatWest Bank Plc supervising a legal team at one of their insolvency and debt recovery centres from 1998 to 2000. On his return to full-time working at the Firm in 2000 Guy was made a Partner and in 2005 appointed as head of the litigation department, a position he continues to hold.

Member

Wolverhampton Law Society (past president).

Education

Leeds University LLB (Hons) 1991.

Leisure

Squash, golf, running and drumming.

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