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Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution.


Tim heads the commercial dispute resolution practice. He specialises in information
technology disputes, commercial claims, company law disputes, franchising law and
injunction applications. He acts in all divisions of the High Court and is experienced in
International and Domestic Arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute
resolution including mediation. Tim has substantial experience in the IT sector acting
for software vendors, distributors, systems integrators, resellers and customers. He
has a particular interest in company law matters including directors’ duties,
shareholder disputes including unfair prejudice petitions, derivative claims and
warranty claims..


Trained Jaques & Lewis (now Eversheds); qualified 1987; partner Andersen Legal Garretts; partner Olswang until 2006; partner Pitmans 2006 to date.


Society for Computers and Law


Reading University (1984 LLB).


Golf, avid supporter of Reading FC.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

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The litigation team fielded by BDB Pitmans is well versed in handling a full range of disputes for both foreign and domestic clients, with noted expertise in IT disputes and cases concerning confidential information. Phil Smith leads the team and specialises in TMT disputes, representing some of the firm’s biggest clients in this space. Tim Clark is known for his work in commercial claims and claims for breach of contract, with particular emphasis on those arising out of the IT sector. Sophie Squire is a key name at associate level, possessing experience in court of appeal cases as well as in international arbitration in the LCIA. Jacob Gatley is another key contact.