Michael Clavell-Bate > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
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Michael is the Senior Office Partner in Manchester and a member of the Board of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP.

Recognised as a Band 1 leading individual in the Legal Directories for over 20 years. He specialises in leading heavyweight contract disputes for corporate clients across a range of industry sectors.

He specialises in heavy weight corporate disputes including warranty claims, shareholder disputes, claims arising from sale and purchase agreements, negligence claims and has expertise in all areas of defamation law. Reputation management is a feature of Michael's practice particularly arising from online publications.

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North West > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Manchester

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Michael Clavell-BateEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The ‘consistently excellent‘ litigators at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP are closely aligned with the core industry specialisms of the firm, and are therefore especially proficient at handling disputes in the diversified industrial and transport sectors. Matthew Taylor and Michael Clavell-Bate jointly lead the team; both are recognised experts in reputation management work, and are instrumental in maintaining the group’s preeminent reputation in this sphere. Phil Duignan‘s broad practice includes shareholder disputes, warranty claims and cases relating to employee departures, while legal director Thomas Whitfield continues to lead on the defence of high-profile Commercial Court proceedings brought against the Serious Fraud Office.