Mr Richard Kerry > Bell Lax Limited > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Bell Lax Limited
NEW BANK HOUSE
21 MANEY CORNER, SUTTON COLDFIELD
BIRMINGHAM
B72 1QL
England

Work Department

Commercial Disputes, Professional Negligence, Contract Disputes, Probate Dispute, Shareholder & Director Disputes.

Position

Richard heads our commercial disputes team at Bell Lax.  Richard has extensive experience in handling complex defendant disputes for insurers, which lead to a successful leap to representing claimants.  In particular,  negligence claims against professionals including, solcitors, accountants & financial advisors.  He has represented Partners in complicated partnership disputes and resolved shareholder disputes including unfair prejudice claims.

Career

2015 – 2018 Bell Lax Director & Co-Owner
2012 – 2015 Bell Lax Solicitor, Head of Legal Services
2004 – 2012 Hatchers Salaried Partner
2002 – 2004 DLA Solicitor
2001 – 2002 Hammond Suddard & Edge
1993 – 2001 – Beachcrofts

Languages

English

Memberships

SRA, Birmingham Law Society, PNLA

Education

University Of Birmingham LLB Law 2.2
Chester College of Law LPC
Westcliff High School for Boys

Leisure

Travelling, attending music festivals & concerts.  Good wine.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Birmingham

The commercial disputes practice at Bell Lax Limited acts for SME businesses and individuals as claimants and defendants in a range of litigation. Practice head Richard Kerry specialises in insurance and professional negligence litigation, while Peter Lax‘s expertise spans commercial, professional negligence and construction disputes. Solicitor Jo Wright attracts praise for her ‘good commercial judgment’.