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Ashfords LLP

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Partner and Head of the Commercial Disputes Team.

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

Andrew Perkins – Ashfords LLP

Led by Andrew Perkins, the Exeter-based team Ashfords LLP has experience in shareholder disputes, commercial contract cases and professional negligence claims, and counts financial institutions and public entities among its key roster of clients. Perkins stands out for his expertise in shareholder disputes and breach of contract claims, while ‘creative and determined’ senior associate Anusheh Burcher handles energy litigation, procurement challenges and insurance-related disputes. Other key contacts in the group include senior associates Claire Boucher, who focuses on civil fraud matters, and Liam Tolen, who advises on defamation and reputation management cases. Tom Llewellyn joined the team from RWK Goodman and has experience in injunctive relief and contentious data protection disputes.

South West > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Bristol

Ashfords LLP handles a broad range of disputes across the IT and technology, waste, retail, sport and financial services sectors, with demonstrable experience in regulatory and risk-related litigation. Rory Mac Neice leads the Bristol-based practice and acts for clients in the financial and technology arenas in litigation, in addition to acting for retail and manufacturing clients on product recall cases. Ian Manners has experience in serious incident representation and crisis management mandates, while Andrew Perkins, who operates from the firm’s Exeter office, is another key contact.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

Ashfords LLP‘s commercial litigation practice covers contract disputes, emergency relief, contempt of court proceedings, fraud, asset and tracing claims, and company and partnership disputes. Other key areas range from claims against company directors, to cross-border disputes, defamation, professional negligence claims, and debt recovery and enforcement matters. The principal figures are London office head James Crighton, who is ‘always thinking strategically‘; Exeter-based commercial disputes head Andrew Perkins; and technology and sports disputes expert Rory Mac Neice in Bristol.