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BLANDFORD FORUM, DORSET
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Mr Paul Dunlop
Principal Head of Litigation and Disputes
Paul is a principal of the firm, the Head of Litigation and Disputes and the head of the agriculture team. He has experience and expertise in all civil litigation matters, such as issuing court proceedings, mediation, arbitration, negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, issuing insolvency proceedings and enforcement of Judgments. He advises clients on contract disputes, negligence claims, debt recovery, nuisance claims, boundary disputes, building disputes, Consumer Rights Act claims and specialises in landlord and tenant disputes and Probate and Inheritance Act claims. He is a member of the Agricultural Law Association and the Country Land and Business Association.
Blanchards Bailey LLP offers a variety of contentious expertise to its primarily Dorset-based clients, with a focus on inheritance disputes. The firm also has expanded its focus on Court of Protection matters, led by senior associate Lucy Mignot. Paul Dunlop leads the practice and has experience with agricultural clients and deathbed gifts matters, while Ben Jones was recently promoted to partner..
Blanchards Bailey LLP‘s agricultural practice focuses on working with individual farmers and businesses on a range of issues. With offices across rural Dorset, the firm has experience with a variety of agricultural and business matters including partnerships, renewable energy, and commercial contracts. Practice head Paul Dunlop specialises in partnership, boundary and land disputes. Recently promoted partner Robin Cole offers expertise in land development and farm diversification.
The HR and employment team at Blanchards Bailey LLP offers services tailored to the needs of its local small business clientele. This is led by team head Paul Dunlop, who has strong litigation experience as well as an understanding of agricultural employers. Jane Eldridge oversees the practice’s HR consultancy arm. In addition to strengths with religious and educational clients, the team has gained new work from consultancy clients.
- Agriculture and estates - South West > Private client
- Commercial litigation: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall - South West > Dispute resolution
- Contentious trusts and probate - South West > Private client
- Employment: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall - South West > Employment