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Weightmans LLP

PALL MALL COURT, 61-67 KING STREET, MANCHESTER, M2 4PD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 233 7330
Fax:
Fax 0161 233 7331
DX:
18564 MANCHESTER 7
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com

Robert Jones

Tel:
Work 0161 233 7358
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution.

Position

Heads the commercial dispute resolution and restructuring and insolvency teams. Extensive experience of complex commercial contract disputes, Commercial Court and TCC work, insolvency matters, partnership disputes, property disputes and ADR. Fully trained mediator. Acts for clients ranging from PLCs to SMEs as well as many insolvency practitioners and insurers. Specialises in complex commercial, property, and trust disputes and all types of insolvency matters. Robert is engaged in helping clients to pursue recoveries and to take preventative and defensive steps arising out of employee breach of restrictive covenants and third party dishonesty as well as dealing with the prevention of defamatory content in national newspapers and other media. Has advised on IT issues including compelling the release of significant data being held back by a third party IT provider in a contractual dispute. Has acted for clients in several mediations. Advises insurer clients in relation to claims brought against licensed conveyancers and other professionals. His experience includes obtaining injunctions to avoid dissipation of assets, advice on varied property litigation matters. In relation to insolvency matters has experience in dealing with both corporate insolvency actions and all aspects of personal insolvency. Has acted on RoT claims, undervalue and preference claims and all other manner of corporate disputes.


North West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Manchester

Within: Commercial litigation: Manchester

Weightmans LLP's Manchester commercial litigation practice has a particular focus on intellectual property-related disputes, while other areas in which the firm specialises include shareholder disputes and unfair prejudice claims, complex breach of warranty claims and property damage and recovery cases. Andrew Cox heads the team, which has recently seen an increase in work relating to judicial review matters. Other key partners include former national commercial litigation head Robert Jones, Manchester office head Richard Corran and Damian Carter, who formerly led the commercial litigation team at Manchester firm Berg before joining Weightmans in 2017.

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