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Gareth Kagan

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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

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Commercial disputes.


Gareth, a partner, has strong negotiating and problem solving skills.  He will do all he can to keep clients out of costly court actions but is the lawyer to have in your corner if court is unavoidable.


Qualified with Bond Pearce 1993; Higher Court Advocate 1998; Ligitation Specialist of the Year (Credit Industry Awards 2002); Assistant Solicitor of the Year (Lawyer Awards 2002); partner, Bond Pearce 2003; Board member 2009 to 2017; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner and Board member, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.


Alliance Leadership Group 2016-2017

South West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: The West Country

Within: Commercial litigation: The West Country

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP’s West Country disputes resolution group is instructed by public and private sector clients in high-value disputes. Gareth Kagan is the primary contact in the Plymouth office. Kagan represented a client in mediation proceedings regarding a multi-claim case revolving around alleged breaches of a supply contract; the team continues to advise on ongoing related disputes between the two parties. Associate Luke Holmes is acting for an energy company in a matter concerning the interpretation of a power purchase agreement. Associate Rebecca Hunter's clients include local authorities and a supermarket bank.

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Debt recovery

Within: Debt recovery

From pre-claim actions through to enforcement, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP provides comprehensive debt recovery advice to its large national and FTSE corporate clients. Gareth Kagan leads the debt recovery group and advises a pensions investor on a wide range of overpayment debt collections. Kagan also acted alongside regulatory lawyer Jon Cooper in connection with a case concerning the recovery of costs under the control of major accident hazards regulations. Stephen Dilley assists clients in the financial services sector with various seven-figure asset recovery matters. B&Q, British Gas, LV= and The Agricultural Mortgage Company are among the department’s major corporate clients.

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