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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Mark Davenport

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Mark is a partner in our Litigation and Dispute Management practice group in London. He specialises in heavyweight commercial litigation, and leads the Commercial Dispute Resolution group in London and our International Commercial Disputes product group.

Mark has over 20 years experience of commercial and financial services litigation, as well as corporate and shareholder disputes, IT and outsourcing disputes, and public procurement challenges. He has experience of public inquiries, SFO investigations and competition investigations. He has conducted litigation in all divisions of the High Court, as well as the House of Lords, the Court of Appeal, the Competition Appeal Tribunal and the Crown Court. Mark has led numerous mediations. He has particular experience in the financial services, technology and transport sectors.

Mark is ranked in Chambers and Partners as a leading practitioner. He is praised for the “perfect combination of being hard-nosed and pragmatic. He is very clear about the client’s goals and he has a real eye for detail”.

Mark is a regular speaker at our in-house counsel seminars. He is a committee member of the Commercial Mediation Group and the Society for Computer & Law's IT Disputes Group.






London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Mark Davenport - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Commercial litigation

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP 'provides a highly commercial approach, penetrating analysis and good teamwork'. The firm was formed in 2017 following the merger between British multinational law firm, Eversheds LLP, and Atlanta-based law firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP; and it frequently acts for some of the world’s largest companies in their disputes. Key matters included Mark Davenport leading advice to C Bidco (CB) in relation to its claim for approximately £59m against Celtic Aerospace Ventures (CAV) and its Japanese parent company guarantor; the claim arose from breaches of warranties and indemnities given by CAV in a share purchase agreement under which CB acquired the issued share capital of CAV Aerospace, a business which manufactured aircraft parts. Neville Byford is 'highly focused on clients' objectives';  the 'particularly good' Andrew Legg is 'experienced, knowledgeable and sensible'; and Richard Little regularly acts in high-value actions in the Commercial Court. The recommended principal associates are Lucy Webster and Tim Browning.

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