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Gateley Plc

ONE ELEVEN, EDMUND STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B3 2HJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 234 0000
Fax:
Fax 0121 234 0001
DX:
13033 BIRMINGHAM-1
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com
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Gateley Plc, Karen Levesley, Birmingham, ENGLAND

Karen Levesley

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 121 234 0105
Email:
Web:
gateleyplc.com/
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Position

Karen is a Senior Associate in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team. She is experienced in advising on all aspects of the litigation process from the pre-action stage to trials in the High Court and appeals to the Court of Appeal, including acting on cases requiring urgent remedies such as search orders, freezing injunction orders and other injunctions. Karen regularly acts for clients involved in breach of contract claims, post-acquisition warranty and indemnity claims, shareholder disputes, claims to enforce employee restrictive covenants and fraud. She is also experienced in mediation as an alternative method of dispute resolution.

Successes include:

- Obtained a freezing injunction order to prevent dissipation of assets in a large scale fraud committed on Gateley’s client company. The case led to the money being returned.

- Obtained a search order against an ex-MD who set up a competing company in breach of contract and duty. The case protected the jobs of a number of employees in Gateley’s client company and preserved shareholder value.

- Obtaining an injunction to prevent the unlawful transfer of shares. The case led to obtaining a share transfer order putting ownership of the company back into the hands of Gateley’s client.

Career

Karen joined Gateley Plc in 2002

Member

Karen is an Associate Member of ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitors).

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