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NEW BANK HOUSE, 21 MANEY CORNER, SUTTON COLDFIELD, BIRMINGHAM, B72 1QL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0044 121 355 0011
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Web:
www.belllax.com

Richard Kerry

Tel:
Work 0121 3550011
Email:
Bell Lax Limited

Work Department

Commercial Disputes

Position

Richard heads our commercial disputes team at Bell Lax.  Richard has extensive experience in handling complex defendant disputes for insurers, which lead to a successful leap to representing claimants.  In particular,  negligence claims against professionals including, solcitors, accountants & financial advisors.  He has represented Partners in complicated partnership disputes and resolved shareholder disputes including unfair prejudice claims.

Career

2015 - 2018 Bell Lax Director & Co-Owner
2012 - 2015 Bell Lax Solicitor, Head of Legal Services
2004 - 2012 Hatchers Salaried Partner
2002 - 2004 DLA Solicitor
2001 - 2002 Hammond Suddard & Edge
1993 - 2001 - Beachcrofts

Languages

English

Member

SRA, Birmingham Law Society, PNLA

Education

University Of Birmingham LLB Law 2.2
Chester College of Law LPC
Westcliff High School for Boys

Leisure

Travelling, attending music festivals & concerts.  Good wine.


West Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Birmingham

Within: Commercial litigation: Birmingham

Bell Lax Limited is a ‘strong boutique litigation firm’ that provides ‘a very good level of service and provides very honest advice that takes into consideration clients’ objectives, putting clients’ interest above its own’. Associate director Liam Owen and associate Natalie Bradshaw  acted for RGB Group in a number of cases, including one regarding an alleged failure to pay for construction works done to a hotel in Leicester Square, and another case concerning its purchase of defective lifts. Owen also deals with reputation management matters; he advised a victim of the contaminated blood factor products scandal concerning a statement in Ken Clarke QC MP’s autobiography concerning the ex gratia payments to victims, which were initially inaccurately described as compensation. Consultant Peter Lax (‘very good with complex matters’) handles a variety of insolvency disputes and shareholder litigation. Solicitor-advocate Qarrar Somji is ‘an impressive and industrious litigator’. Director Richard Kerry , whose work includes shareholder disputes 'is very agreeable and doesn’t get ruffled; he looks after his clients’.

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