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Paul Walsh

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Hill Dickinson LLP

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Commercial Litigation


Paul is a partner in the award winning commercial litigation team with wide ranging commercial dispute resolution experience - acting for corporate clients in relation to complex litigation both in the UK and internationally.

Working with clients to proactively manage legal risk, Paul helps them tackle disputes effectively, whether through traditional means such as litigation or arbitration, or alternative methods including mediation and expert determination. He has particular experience advising clients in respect of claims for breach of contract and arising on termination of contracts, IT, outsourcing, technology and telecoms disputes, professional negligence claims, warranty claims, shareholder disputes, competition law claims and sports disciplinary matters.


Trainee Solicitor, DLA Piper, 2003-2005
Associate, DLA Piper, 2005-2009
Senior Associate, DLA Piper 2009-2015
Senior Legal Consultant, (DLA Piper Middle East, 2012)
Partner, Hill Dickinson LLP, 2015 – present


Law Society


Sacred Heart High School;
University of Manchester; College of Law, Chester;
1999-2002: Law LLB: First Class Hons; 2000-2003: LPC (Distinction);

North West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Liverpool

Within: Commercial litigation: Liverpool

Hill Dickinson LLP regularly handles shareholder and partnership disputes, professional negligence claims, breach of contract claims, environmental claims, commercial fraud, defamation, IP, procurement and competition cases. The team is also noted for its arbitration expertise and is often instructed on cases with an international element. Team head Fiona Parry is representing HS Barrier Coatings in a £2.1m breach of contract claim concerning work taking place in a Ministry of Defence shipyard in Scotland, and represented Aquarius Holdings in relation to claims against the former captain of a super yacht, and other associated companies and individuals, for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty. Medway Council, Stobart Group, Bourne Leisure, United Utilities Water and Electricity North West are also clients. Other key figures include Phil Sheard and Paul Walsh, who is experienced in IT litigation, and legal director +Nina Ferris. Senior associates Kate Steele, Daniel Keating and James Stephenson are also recommended. Stewart Burrows joined HEDS Law Ltd .

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