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Laceys Solicitors incorporating HLF

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Bournemouth BH2, Bournemouth BH2, Poole

Brendan Herbert

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Work Department

Dispute Resolution Department. 

With over 10 years experience he has helped clients deal with a wide variety of issues from professional negligence claims and breach of contract disputes, to more specialist areas including construction disputes, intellectual property work, licensing applications and inheritance claims


Associate - Dispute Resolution Department.


Brendan trained at a large national firm in Manchester and London, and after qualifying joined a well respected firm in the City. He joined Laceys in June 2012 after relocating to Dorset to be closer to his family.


Solicitor (2005), DipLaw, BSc (Hons)


Outside of work Brendan runs a hugely successful music festival in the Cotswolds.When he is not knee deep in mud at a festival, he enjoys travelling (especially in Africa, where he worked as a safari camp manager for a year), golf, photography and getting out and about in the Dorset countryside.

South West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Within: Commercial litigation: Dorset and South Wiltshire

‘A stand-out player among firms outside the capital’, Laceys Solicitors incorporating HLF provides ‘honest, clear and straightforward advice at a reasonable cost’. Headed by Mark Timberlake, who focuses on property litigation, the disputes resolution team handles a range of commercial disputes including contract and partnership litigation. The highly recommended associate Brendan Herbert is assisting a West End production company with claims regarding fees and profit sharing in connection with a successful musical production. ‘Blunt, but simultaneously receptive to client comments’, Herbert was also been involved in a number of shareholder and partnership disputes in 2017. Further, the team is regularly instructed in licensing and management disputes in the media and entertainment industry and has experience of contentious IP issues. Rob Kelly specialises in contentious probate and estate-related claims, while associate Robin Watson focuses on employment law.

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South West: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

In the area of landlord and tenant disputes, Laceys Solicitors incorporating HLF ‘fares very well in terms of actual performance and value for money’. Department head Mark Timberlake represented a legal firm in a six-figure dilapidations claim and also acted for an estate in connection with the sale of a site that was occupied by a protected tenant. The team also handles collective enfranchisement and other residential disputes and has particular expertise in acting for the owners of housing blocks. Further, associates Brendan Herbert and Rob Kelly have experience in freehold property disputes. The team also represents a large regional chain of estate agents in all of its contested office lease matters.

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