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Royds Withy King

69 CARTER LANE, LONDON, EC4V 5EQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 2222
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 2034
DX:
138762 CHEAPSIDE-2
Email:
Web:
www.roydswithyking.com

Stewart Wilkinson

Tel:
Work 020 7842 1460
Email:
Web:
www.roydswithyking.com/our-people/stewart-wilkinson/
Royds Withy King

Work Department

Dispute resolution.

Position

Stewart is a partner in our London office and was Managing Partner of Royds prior to the merger with Royds Withy King in 2016. He specialises in the areas of banking and financial services litigation, aviation and company and shareholder disputes, often with an international element.

Stewart has more than 35 years’ experience advising on all aspects of commercial litigation and arbitration, principally in the High Court and specialist courts in London. He has been a partner in Royds and now Royds Withy King since 1988.

Whether a multinational corporation or a family run company, a professional partnership or an individual entrepreneur, Stewart brings specialist expertise across a broad spectrum.

Practice areas: 

  • Advising clients in banking and financial services litigation including regulatory issues, disputes concerning loan facilities, secured lending, guarantees and documentary credits, structured products and derivatives.
  • Advising airlines in disputes concerning airside and landside services, regulatory matters and in particular issues involving the CAA and passenger and cargo claims arising under the EC Regulations.
  • Resolving complex property related disputes for owners and tenants, particularly restrictive covenants; boundary disputes and construction and building disputes.
  • Advising overseas clients on disputes arising both in the domestic jurisdiction and where there are multi-jurisdictional issues arising involving both litigation and international arbitration procedures.

Career

Trained Mackrell Turner Garrett, qualified 1981; partner Royds LLP 1988; managing partner 2007.

Languages

French (conversational).

Member

Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; London Solicitors Litigation Association; law management and dispute sections of the Law Society.

Education

Southampton University (1978 LLB).

Leisure

Tennis, Woking Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Royds Withy King's 'dynamic and forward-thinking team' is well known for disputes involving contracts, company and shareholder matters, contentious insolvencies, financial services, and estate agents and business agents. The firm also has particular retail sector expertise as well as a growing Indian practice. The key advisers are Stewart Wilkinson, Stephen Welfare and Chris Rodda; Jamie Lester was hired from Hunters Law LLP and Milan Kapadia was made partner.

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