Shelley White > Shoosmiths LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP
PO15 7AG

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Shelley is a Prinicipal Associate within the Solent Office’s Dispute Resolution and Compliance team. She specialises in complex, high-value commercial disputes and contentious insolvency and is recommended within the Legal 500 2018 and 2019.

Shelley has particular specialisms in advising asset finance based lenders and automotive clients on complex litigation and recoveries along with advising on liquidations, administrations, bankruptcy and antecedent transactions from a contentious aspect. Shelley is also a member of R3 Association of Business Recovery Professionals.

Recent work includes:

  1. Pursuing recoveries of shortfalls for asset finance lenders pursuant to guarantees and repossession actions;
  2. Acting for platform lender in relation to recission of a Winding-Up Order and subsequent re-listed Petition; and
  3. Advising automotive client in relation to title dispute with third party and liquidator over vehicles.


Lawyer Rankings

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Hampshire

Shoosmiths LLP‘s dispute resolution and litigation team draws on the firm’s bank of experienced lawyers to act for major brand-name clients in sectors spanning from the retail and leisure industries to the food, hospitality and education arenas, with particularly notable expertise in the automotive and technology industries. The team is led by Jonathan Smart, who is highly recommended for his ability to handle complex cases and navigate media attention, especially for clients in the IT sector. Paula Swain is a specialist consumer finance litigator, known for her in-depth knowledge of consumer credit law, while Shelley White handles asset-based finance litigation and recovery issues, with additional experience in contentious insolvencies. Luke Coleborn is noted for his broad corporate litigation practice, which includes handling partnership and shareholder disputes, breach of warranty claims, breach of contract matters and product liability work.