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Howes Percival LLP

3 THE OSIERS BUSINESS CENTRE, LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE, LE19 1DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0116 247 3500
Fax:
Fax 0116 247 3539
DX:
710913 Leicester Meridian
Email:
Web:
www.howespercival.com

Geraint Davies

Tel:
Work 0116 247 3506
Email:
Howes Percival LLP

Work Department

Fraud recovery.

Position

Geraint is a partner and heads up the litigation team at Howes Percival and has over 20 years' experience in dealing with high-value commercial and property litigation disputes. Geraint moved from a London firm to join Howes Percival in 1996 and acts on behalf of a wide range of commercial clients, ranging from major PLC's to owner managed businesses. He regularly deals with complex High Court litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution, including mediation.

Career

Trainee solicitor Mackrell, Turner, Garrett 1991-93; assistant solicitor Mackrell, Turner, Garrett 1993-95; assistant solicitor Reid Minty 1995-96; assistant solicitor Howes Percival 1996-98; associate solicitor Howes Percival 1998-2002; partner Howes Percival 2002 to date.

Education

Kingston Grammar School; Manchester Polytechnic (1988 LLB); Guildford College of Law (LSF 1989).

Leisure

Cycling, golf, rugby.


East Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Leading individuals

Geraint Davies - Howes Percival LLP

Within: Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the East Midlands

In 2018, Howes Percival LLP was appointed to the UK Government Crown Commercial Service full service panel for England and Wales, with its dispute resolution practice well-placed to benefit as a result. Elsewhere, the firm acts for other commercial clients, which range in size from small owner-managed businesses to listed companies. The team includes Satnam Chayra, whose expertise includes shareholder, director and partnership claims, as well as property litigation. Practice head Geraint Davies regularly handles complex, multijurisdictional disputes. The firm's recent work involved matters connected with industries such as food and drink, manufacturing, real estate and construction.

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East Midlands: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Geraint Davies - Howes Percival LLP

Within: Property litigation

Howes Percival LLP's head of property litigation in Leicester is Satnam Chayra, who primarily handles landlord and tenant matters (such as dilapidations, lease renewals, rent recovery, contentious breaks and forfeiture), although she is also active in other general property litigation, including boundary disputes and negligence cases. Also based in Leicester is Geraint Davies, who has more than 25 years of property litigation experience. Director Jane Bloomer leads on property litigation matters in Northampton and, like Chayra, is also known as a landlord and tenant specialist, but she is also strong in residential and commercial insolvency related possession claims, as well as matters involving rights of way, restrictive covenants, easements and adverse possession, among others.

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