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ONE HOOD STREET, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 6JQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 245 4737
Fax:
Fax 0191 261 5023
DX:
61057 NEWCASTLE
Email:
Web:
www.clarkemairs.com

Fred Banning

Tel:
Work 0191 245 4723
Email:
Clarke Mairs LLP

Work Department

Commercial litigation.

Position

Partner in commercial litigation, solicitor advocate, examiner of the court. Fred advises on all types of general commercial disputes, with particular emphasis on professional negligence and property litigation.


North: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Clarke Mairs LLP is ‘an excellent firm, which provides a first-class and superb service’ and which attracts praise for its ‘knowledge, practicality, approachability and friendliness’. Susan Mairs and Paul Rushworth (who is many clients’ ‘first point of contact’) jointly lead the department; Mairs focuses solely on contentious issues while Rushworth handles a mix of contentious and non-contentious mandates. The ‘brilliantly impressiveFred Banning is also recommended for insolvency litigation. Recent highlights include advising a liquidator on various claims against a former director, acting for a trustee on the bankruptcy of a property developer and financial adviser, and assisting two proposed administrators with a company voluntary arrangement and potential administration. The team’s client roster spans large regional companies, banks, SMEs, owner-managed businesses, directors and high-net-worth individuals.

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