Huw Wallis > Greenwoods GRM > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Greenwoods GRM

Work Department

Commercial Litigation


Partner and Head of disputes.


Huw prides himself on a straight-talking, honest and realistic approach to costs and the prospects of success.

Educated at St John’s College Cambridge University, Huw worked for ten years as a litigator at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and White & Case before moving from London, working first as a partner in a regional firm, then forming his own boutique firm, Walker Wallis, which merged with Greenwoods in February 2012.

Huw now heads the Greenwoods GRM disputes team, which includes specialist sub-teams in construction, property disputes and contested trusts and probate.

Huw has a wealth of experience in commercial disputes of all kinds, many featuring complex or international elements. His clients include major companies, as well as smaller owner-managed businesses and individuals in the region, nationally and internationally.

Huw is consistently rated by Legal 500 and Chambers: ‘Superb, friendly and professional… Huw Wallis is sensible, helpful and to the point’ and ‘straight-talking, realistic, with an impressive list of national and international clients’.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation

Greenwoods GRM ‘has a fantastic range of clients and a growing team that is dynamic and ambitious‘. The team advises on disputes involving financial services, insolvency, education, manufacturing, natural resources, and oil and gas. Huw Wallis, who splits his time between Peterborough and London, is disputes head; Nicholas Scott is also highly regarded.

East Anglia > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in East Anglia

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Huw WallisGreenwoods GRM

Greenwoods GRM has office in London, Cambridge and Peterborough, the latter being an integral part of the firm-wide litigation practice. The firm acts for large corporate clients in East Anglia in commercial and financial services disputes, and practice head Huw Wallis, who works in all three offices, regularly receives referrals from Magic Circle and Silver Circle law firms in London. Associates Adele Whaley and Jamie McConnell are rising stars who frequently handle high-value and complex litigation, often with cross-border elements.