Mr Tim Toomey > Ward Hadaway LLP > Newcastle upon Tyne, England > Lawyer Profile

Ward Hadaway LLP

Work Department

Commercial Litigation




Tim advises on a wide range of commercial disputes, but has a particular expertise in high value professional negligence claims, including against solicitors, accountants, and insurance brokers; IT disputes and insurance disputes.

Although Tim has extensive trial experience, he is a firm believer and experienced in negotiating settlements, mediation, and other methods of commercial resolution, such as expert determination.

Lawyer Rankings

North > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Ward Hadaway LLP’s team in Newcastle acts for both technology providers as well as public and private sector customers in technology agreements. In addition, they support clients with outsourcing, data protection and privacy issues, as well as representing them in IT disputes. Commercial disputes lawyer Tim Toomey is the key contact for the contentious side of the practice. Heading up the commercial practice is Damien Charlton . Judy Baker  is praised for her ‘excellent in depth knowledge of data protection law’ while IT and IP expert Alex Shiel is highly experienced in the space.

North > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Newcastle

Ward Hadaway LLP’s ‘highly collaborative’ team is led by Peter Hornsey, who regularly acts in professional negligence, contract and IP disputes. The wider practice also counts corporate litigation, procurement disputes, financial litigation, shareholder claims, judicial reviews and insurance litigation among its areas of expertise. ‘Direct, straightforward and logical thinkerRobert Glassford is a key name for public sector clients, Martin Woodford focuses on trust and contentious probate mandates, and Tim Toomey handles technology claims. Legal director Lucy Cleghorn ‘instils great confidence’.