Leona Briggs > Osborne Clarke LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Osborne Clarke LLP


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Lawyer Rankings

South West > Real estate > Property litigation

(Hall of Fame)

Leona BriggsOsborne Clarke LLP

Osborne Clarke LLP fields a property litigation practice in Bristol that frequently handles complex disputes, while also advising clients on risk mitigation and the management of potential disputes. The firm also brings to bear particular sector knowledge in regards to telecoms as well as energy and utilities. Practice head Leona Briggs is praised as an ‘exceptional property litigator with a cool head’ who specialises in disputes pertaining to the Electronic Communications Code, alongside contractual disputes. Energy infrastructure and utility clients regularly seek out Emily Van Schalkwyk, who is ‘truly outstanding in both her legal knowledge and litigation strategy’.

South West > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Bristol

Osborne Clarke LLP provides ‘a City of London service from Bristol’ thanks to a ‘commercial, approachable, friendly and results-focused’ team led by real estate litigator Leona Briggs. The practice is particularly singled out in the region for its expertise in cross-border claims and data protection litigation, and has extensive knowledge of the technology, media, telecoms, energy and financial service sectors; in the latter, the firm recently represented Wirecard Card Solutions in claims arising from a €3bn accounting fraud by its parent company. Clare Robinson is a key contact for clients in the technology and business sectors, Peter Clough is an expert in claims involving Russia, India and the wider Asia region; and Tom Ellis has experience in investigations and fraud work. Other noteworthy practitioners include technology sector specialist Charlie Wedin, financial services expert Charles Crowne and associate Becky Crawford.