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Irwin Mitchell

BELMONT HOUSE, STATION WAY, CRAWLEY, WEST SUSSEX, RH10 1JA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01293 742700
Fax:
Fax 01293 742999
DX:
85715 CRAWLEY
Email:
Web:
www.irwinmitchell.com/

Robert Kenyon

Tel:
Work 01293 742800
Email:
Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution.

Position

Partner and head of the commercial relationships group (which includes the commercial dispute resolution team), advising on all aspects of commercial dispute resolution, including commercial litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution; contractual disputes; banking disputes; contentious (financial) regulatory issues; insurance disputes; professional negligence claims; shareholders’ disputes; directors duties.

Career

Trainee, Slaughter and May 1999-2001; associate commercial dispute resolution department Slaughter and May 2001-08; associate Thomas Eggar LLP 2008-09; partner Thomas Eggar LLP 2009 to date.

Education

Lancing College, West Sussex; University of Nottingham Law (LLB); Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Vocational Course).


South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Commercial litigation: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Irwin Mitchell combines 'a good understanding of risk and commercial awareness with sound legal advice' according to one client and team head Robert Kenyon 'inspires confidence.' Sarah Birkbeck, who has 'excellent client management skills, and good judgement as to which arguments are going to get most traction', covers disputes in the IP and technology space; Martin Cross  is 'a good operator with a cool head'; and newly made-up senior associate Clementine Burch is 'highly efficient and dependable'. The team acted for the majority shareholder in a dispute with the minority shareholders of an accountancy firm in a complex matter in the High Court. It also acted for a high-profile individual in a dispute with HMRC and an action against an accountancy firm.

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