Chambers of William McCormick QC13 ELY PLACE, LONDON, EC1N 6RY, ENGLAND
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Jeffrey’s practice centres upon disputes between and involving directors, shareholders, joint venturers, franchisees and employees, disputes and regulatory issues involving professionals and other regulated persons (professional negligence, internal disciplinary proceedings, external regulatory matters) as well as company commercial disputes and partnership and LLP disputes (partnership law and disputes between partners). He also has substantial experience in other aspects of workplace disputes, in particular stress at work, bullying and discrimination. Clients are extremely comfortable with his style and approach and solicitors regularly comment on the strength of the rapport which he achieves with clients. He is a tough advocate who is at home in all forums from high intensity commercial and restraint of trade injunctions, the gamut of professional negligence fields and the sensitivities of cases involving discrimination, stress and bullying. His main practise areas are commercial employment disputes (restraint of trade, director/shareholder disputes, TUPE,) commercial disputes affecting companies (company and insolvency, commercial fraud, contract), professional negligence and regulatory (all aspects of professional negligence, and regulatory work affecting solcitors, accountants, surveyors, NHS, education and financial services) and partnership. Jeffrey regularly advises and acts on team moves, confidential information injunctions and injunctions in the fields of partnership and professional disciplinary and regulatory work. His experience in interim relief litigation also embraces commercial cases (freezing and search orders, and interim relief related to winding up and insolvency cases). Jeffrey also advises on sports law and sports related issues (clients including the Football Association, boxing, Derby County FC, Portsmouth FC, Welsh Rugby Union, Force India Formula 1 and UK Sport in relation to the coaches and athletes agreements for the Beijing and London 2012 Olympics. He has appeared in a 5 day doping trial at Sports Resolutions for the shot putter Mark Edwards.