Mr Paul Dunlop > Blanchards Bailey LLP > Blandford Forum (Shaftesbury), England > Lawyer Profile

Blanchards Bailey LLP
DT11 9LQ


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.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall

Blanchards Bailey LLP‘s dispute resolution practice is a popular choice for owner-managed and family-owned businesses in Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire, particularly for construction, manufacturing and residential property disputes. Practice head Paul Dunlop specialises in commercial agricultural and partnership claims.

South West > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

Blanchards Bailey LLP has a strong reputation in Dorset, and has experience dealing with a range of contentious trusts and probate matters. Paul Dunlop, who heads up the firm’s dispute resolution practice, advises on areas including deathbed gifts, undue influence, breach of trust and Inheritance Act 1975 claims.

South West > Private client > Agriculture and estates

Rural Dorset-based Blanchards Bailey LLP has a strong local client base of farming families, rural landowners and businesses. The range of work done by the department extends from land development and renewable energy matters to partnerships and commercial contracts. Practice head Paul Dunlop has expertise in land, boundary and partnership disputes.

South West > Employment > Employment: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall

From its base in greater Dorset, Blanchards Bailey LLP acts for family-run and owner-managed businesses across the South West. Practice head Paul Dunlop, who is based in the Blandford Forum office, has deep experience of litigation, which includes employment-related matters. The firm also offers HR support to its smaller clients, which benefit from Jane Eldridge‘s specialist knowledge in this area. The team’s key areas of strength include the education, religious and healthcare sectors.