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Bristows LLP

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Work Department

Commercial & technology disputes


Westley is a dispute resolution lawyer with substantial experience advising clients on their business-critical disputes.

Westley has represented clients from a wide range of industries – including technology, life sciences, manufacturing, commodities and financial services – in high-value proceedings before the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court in the UK, as well as in arbitrations under various institutional rules.

He also regularly provides clients with early strategic advice with a view to avoiding formal proceedings altogether. The majority of Westley’s work has an international dimension and he regularly advises clients on the associated jurisdictional and conflicts issues.

Westley trained and practised at a magic circle firm and was seconded during his training contract to a leading German law firm. Westley speaks German fluently.


Legal Practice Course, BPP Professional Education
Higher Rights of Audience (Civil)


BA German, University of Warwick
Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Professional Education

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

Bristows LLP‘s practice has notable experience in commercial disputes involving the technology, life sciences and consumer products sectors, as well as claims concerning industrial markets. The group’s caseload also regularly features contractual issues, commercial law matters and confidentiality aspects. Mark Brown is a specialist in life sciences, Pharma and digital content disputes; Anna Cook is ‘a very savvy, experienced litigator‘; Simon Clark is an expert in digital media and breach of confidence-related claims; and Angela Fouracre acts in commercial contract disputes. Of counsel Robert Grahamalways finds the clever points‘, while senior associate Westley Walker assists with business-critical disputes.