Paul Ashwell and Stuart Wright of 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton continue to have a strong foothold in the South East, dealing with the full spectrum of commercial law, covering contractual matters as well as shareholder disputes. Solicitors continue to praise the set as being 'a good and strong general set with very able counsel at all levels'. According to one solicitor, Wright 'always works with difficult clients professionally and ensures that the advice given is accurate, even if it isn't what the client wanted to hear'.
Commercial litigation in Regional Bar
Joseph Giret QC of 3PB is recognised for his expertise in a wide range of high-value commercial disputes, many of which with international and offshore elements. Solicitors continue to instruct the set because of its ability to 'provide specialist advice, the range of experience its barristers are able to offer and its geographical reach'.
Lauren Godfrey joined Gatehouse Chambers in 2019 from 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton, bringing with him a significant South Eastern commercial litigation practice, acting for a range of clients including banks, finance companies, directors, shareholders, local authorities and non-for-profit organisations.