Robert Paydon > Armstrong Teasdale > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Armstrong Teasdale
38-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Robert is Partner and Head of UK Commercial Litigation, he is an experienced commercial litigation/dispute resolution lawyer and advises on a wide range of contentious matters, including in the pharmaceutical/life sciences, manufacturing, natural resources and property sectors. He deals with contractual, company and shareholder disputes as well as regulatory issues (for example matters concerning the UK’s Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Schemes and advertising). Robert acts for clients from the UK and overseas and much of his work has a multi-jurisdictional aspect.


DJ Freeman (1998-2006), Fasken Martineau LLP (2006-2015), Winckworth Sherwood LLP (2016-2019), Kerman & Co (2019-2021).  Kerman & Co combined with Armstrong Teasdale in 2021.

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London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

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Robert Paydon – Armstrong Teasdale

Committed to the cause‘, Armstrong Teasdale‘s commercial litigation department has a strong presence in the finance, natural resources, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing industries. UK department head Robert Paydon is ‘a very good strategic thinker‘; James Thorndyke focuses on sport, IP and general commercial disputes; Fraser Mitchell  is a recently-elevated partner; and senior counsel Andy Kerman is ‘a great tactician‘. Senior associate Emma Shaw and of counsel Molly Ahmed are also key litigators.