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KINGS COURT, 12 KING STREET, LEEDS, LS1 2HL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 283 2500
DX:
12051 LEEDS
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Web:
www.walkermorris.co.uk

Nick Lees

Tel:
Work +44 (0)113 283 2612
Email:
Walker Morris LLP

Work Department

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Nick specialises in commercial litigation and advises on a broad range of commercial matters. His experience includes disputes concerning trading relationships, transactions, employees, banking and finance, professional negligence and fraud. Nick also advises in connection with shareholder disputes, partnership disputes and claims concerning directors’ duties.

His practice encompasses litigation, arbitration and mediation and he has advised clients in regulatory investigations and proceedings before regulatory bodies.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Within: Next generation lawyers

Nick Lees - Walker Morris LLP

Within: Commercial litigation: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Walker Morris LLP ‘stands out from other firms in the region in terms of quality of work and the quality of the professionals within its team’ who are ‘head and shoulders above the rest and are always right on the money with their commercial acumen and sound legal advice that brings a certain creative flair to proceedings’. Recent mandates include acting for Visage in an interim injunction application, acting for Begbies Traynor as liquidators of Changtel Solutions in a High Court claim against a former director regarding allegations of fraud, and defending Trinity One in a case brought by York City Council relating to a commuted sum payment regarding the provision of affordable housing units. The team also represented Adler & Allan in a dispute relating to counter-pollution control costs following the capsizing of a fishing vessel carrying toxic pollutants in Dartmouth Harbour, and acted for Jet2.com in economic loss claims arising from disruptive passengers. The ‘incredibly confident and experiencedGwendoline Davies leads the group, which also includes the ‘genuinely excellent’ Malcom Simpson, Nick Lees, who has ‘a deep understanding of the law’; and director Lynsey Oakdene, who is ‘constantly focused on the needs of clients’. -David Williams joined Clarion in 2017.

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