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Weightmans LLP

ST PHILIPS POINT, TEMPLE ROW, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5AF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 632 6100
Fax:
Fax 0121 632 5410
DX:
13035 BIRMINGHAM 1
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com

West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Birmingham
Corporate and commercial: Birmingham - ranked: tier 4

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP‚Äôs Matthew Harvey¬†advised Leacy MG on purchasing the Xpart division of Neovia Logistics, which produces spare parts for classing MG Rover cars, and advised the sellers of Nexus DMS to Apex Medical Group, a care-sector bed manufacturing element of a Taiwanese listed company. In addition, he advised Maven Capital Partners on reviewing its equity investment precedents for its participation in the ‚ÄúNorthern Powerhouse‚ÄĚ investment fund, and the same fund sponsor on its investment into Hiring Hub from the ‚ÄúNorthern Powerhouse‚ÄĚ fund.

Weightmans LLP‚Äôs Matthew Harvey¬†advised Leacy MG on purchasing the Xpart division of Neovia Logistics, which produces spare parts for classing MG Rover cars, and advised the sellers of Nexus DMS to Apex Medical Group, a care-sector bed manufacturing element of a Taiwanese listed company. In addition, he advised Maven Capital Partners on reviewing its equity investment precedents for its participation in the ‚ÄúNorthern Powerhouse‚ÄĚ investment fund, and the same fund sponsor on its investment into Hiring Hub from the ‚ÄúNorthern Powerhouse‚ÄĚ fund.

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West Midlands: Dispute resolution

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

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP’s Mark Surguy handles work such as civil fraud and bribery cases, directors’ duties matters, contractual disputes and various other civil litigation, many of which with cross-border elements. Some other cases include advising businesses and public sector organisations on harassment injunctions.

Weightmans LLP’s Mark Surguy handles work such as civil fraud and bribery cases, directors’ duties matters, contractual disputes and various other civil litigation, many of which with cross-border elements. Some other cases include advising businesses and public sector organisations on harassment injunctions.

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West Midlands: Human resources

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP  employment team is led by Jawaid Rehman , who is notably strong in the public and hospitality sectors. Recent work highlights of his include advising AL- Mubarakia on the sale of its Bubba Gump franchise,  defending Charnwood Borough Council against a whistleblowing and discrimination claim, and assisting Pizza Express with the TUPE transfer of its staff to the group company.

Weightmans LLP  employment team is led by Jawaid Rehman , who is notably strong in the public and hospitality sectors. Recent work highlights of his include advising AL- Mubarakia on the sale of its Bubba Gump franchise,  defending Charnwood Borough Council against a whistleblowing and discrimination claim, and assisting Pizza Express with the TUPE transfer of its staff to the group company.

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Health and safety
Health and safety - ranked: tier 2

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP practice is led by Chris Green, who regularly defends both public and private bodies on high profile investigations. Recent work highlights include defending the project manager of a company operating a construction project in Hanover Square where a falling window frame killed a lawyer who was passing by. He also represented the University of Wolverhampton whose employee was struck by blowing debris from a shopping centre during Storm Doris.

Weightmans LLP practice is led by Chris Green, who regularly defends both public and private bodies on high profile investigations. Recent work highlights include defending the project manager of a company operating a construction project in Hanover Square where a falling window frame killed a lawyer who was passing by. He also represented the University of Wolverhampton whose employee was struck by blowing debris from a shopping centre during Storm Doris.

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West Midlands: Insurance

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

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP  work for both public and private health care providers with clients that include National Health Service Resolution, RSA and AIG Europe. Practice head Tony Yeaman handles complex and high value cases and recently advised Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Resolution on alleged negligence of arranging growth scans which resulted in brain damage. He also advised the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and NHS Resolution on allegedly providing inadequate advice and negligent foot surgery to remove a neuroma. Deborah Bannister  works for both NHS trusts and private healthcare providers on contentious matters. Melanie Isherwood  works for both NHS resolution and uninsured medical practitioners on clinical negligence claims. John Pinsent  is also an expert in handling clinical negligence claims.

Weightmans LLP  work for both public and private health care providers with clients that include National Health Service Resolution, RSA and AIG Europe. Practice head Tony Yeaman handles complex and high value cases and recently advised Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Resolution on alleged negligence of arranging growth scans which resulted in brain damage. He also advised the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and NHS Resolution on allegedly providing inadequate advice and negligent foot surgery to remove a neuroma. Deborah Bannister  works for both NHS trusts and private healthcare providers on contentious matters. Melanie Isherwood  works for both NHS resolution and uninsured medical practitioners on clinical negligence claims. John Pinsent  is also an expert in handling clinical negligence claims.

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Personal injury: defendant
Personal injury: defendant - ranked: tier 1

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP

The team at Weightmans LLP  covers the entire spectrum of personal injury defendant work. David Tuck  leads the practice and specialises in occupational lung disease issues, mainly relating to asthma, allergies or asbestos exposure claims. Penelope Marshall  focuses on social services claims, which can often involve abuse or assault claims. Tim Salthouse is an expert in public and employer's liability claims, and recently defended the Motor Insurer’s Bureau against a £1,000,000 motor accident claim. Chris Webb-Jenkins' interests lie in social care and regularly works on group action cases.  Zurich Financial Services,  AIG and Ageas are key clients.

The team at Weightmans LLP  covers the entire spectrum of personal injury defendant work. David Tuck  leads the practice and specialises in occupational lung disease issues, mainly relating to asthma, allergies or asbestos exposure claims. Penelope Marshall  focuses on social services claims, which can often involve abuse or assault claims. Tim Salthouse is an expert in public and employer's liability claims, and recently defended the Motor Insurer’s Bureau against a £1,000,000 motor accident claim. Chris Webb-Jenkins' interests lie in social care and regularly works on group action cases.  Zurich Financial Services,  AIG and Ageas are key clients.

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West Midlands: Private client

Family: Birmingham
Family: Birmingham - ranked: tier 3

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP

Complex matrimonial cases has been a mainstay of Weightmans LLP's work in this space. Consultant Fiona O'Sullivan has extensive experience in matrimonial disputes, particularly on aspects such as pensions, assets, cross-border issues and pre-nuptial agreements. Associate Tania Derret-Smith is also a key figure and specialises in divorce cases.

Complex matrimonial cases has been a mainstay of Weightmans LLP's work in this space. Consultant Fiona O'Sullivan has extensive experience in matrimonial disputes, particularly on aspects such as pensions, assets, cross-border issues and pre-nuptial agreements. Associate Tania Derret-Smith is also a key figure and specialises in divorce cases.

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West Midlands: Public sector

Health
Health - ranked: tier 1

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP focuses primarily on regulatory, employment and governance work. Tony Yeaman leads the team and is an expert in reputational issues, inquiries, litigation and human rights cases. Deborah Bannister is particularly active on governance and risk management matters. John Glendening advises on inquests, consent to treatment, confidentiality and risk management matters. Other notable names include Morris Hill, who is experienced in health and social care law, and Edwina Farrell, who is particularly active on real estate matters.

Weightmans LLP focuses primarily on regulatory, employment and governance work. Tony Yeaman leads the team and is an expert in reputational issues, inquiries, litigation and human rights cases. Deborah Bannister is particularly active on governance and risk management matters. John Glendening advises on inquests, consent to treatment, confidentiality and risk management matters. Other notable names include Morris Hill, who is experienced in health and social care law, and Edwina Farrell, who is particularly active on real estate matters.

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Local government
Local government - ranked: tier 2

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP presence in local government is most notably handling employment, regeneration, real estate and social care matters. Jawaid Rehman leads the Birmingham team and regularly works with local authorities on employment matters. Zo Hoida is also a key figure and is an expert in real estate and regeneration projects. She recently worked with Nottingham County Council on the Gedling Access Road project. Also recommended is social care provider Chris Webb-Jenkins, who regularly defends local authorities against claims.

Weightmans LLP presence in local government is most notably handling employment, regeneration, real estate and social care matters. Jawaid Rehman leads the Birmingham team and regularly works with local authorities on employment matters. Zo Hoida is also a key figure and is an expert in real estate and regeneration projects. She recently worked with Nottingham County Council on the Gedling Access Road project. Also recommended is social care provider Chris Webb-Jenkins, who regularly defends local authorities against claims.

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