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David Perry

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Commercial litigation/insolvency.


David Perry is a partner in commercial litigation and insolvency with particular emphasis on insolvency, shareholder disputes and property litigation. He successfully represented the defendant in the reported case of Fadallah v Pollak.


David Perry started work at Wortley Redmayne and Kershaw as a trainee in 1994. He qualified into the commercial litigation department. He became a partner in 2003 and an equity partner in 2005. He became a partner at Tees following the merger in 2011.


The Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3).


Playing badminton, country walks and spending time with his nine year old son.

South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Essex

Within: Commercial litigation: Essex

The commercial litigation practice at Tees Law is led by David Perry, who advised Spicerhaart Estate Agents on its right to renew a lease. Together with Holly McColgan, Perry acted for a landing gear company during a dispute with a Saudi Arabian airline concerning the payment for services and the recovery of loan roll around rolling gear held in Germany. Other highlights were the representation of a large national banana importer in a quality dispute with a Dominican importer and the related payment and rejection of the products as well as advising a majority owner of a care home group in a dispute with the minority shareholder involving various claims, including professional negligence. Solicitor Katie Latham joined from Ellisons Solicitors in January 2016 and represented Promo International in a VAT appeal concerning the company’s liability. She also supported Acorn Warehouse Solutions in its claim against the non-payment of invoices by a construction company. CVR Global is also an active client.

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South East: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

In insolvency and corporate recovery, Tees Law in Chelmsford mainly advises practitioners and company directors as well as other involved parties. Head of department David Perry represented a liquidator in a wrongful trading matter and also defended a director against his disqualification claim. Another highlight was advising a liquidator in a proceeding where no relevant papers had been delivered and the sole company director was based in Eastern Europe and refused to take any actions, leading to challenging forensic work. Solicitor Katie Latham, who joined from Ellisons Solicitors in January 2016 and specialises in contentious probate matters, acted for CVR Global in its claim against the director of Pestle and Mortar Kitchens regarding the recovery of monies which the client lent to him. Together with Perry, she also worked on the obtainment of a possession order for a property in Portugal which was jointly owned by the bankrupt.

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