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I advise clients in all sectors on asset and consumer finance documentation and procedures and FCA consumer and mortgage credit regulation.




Having spent many years as a commercial litigator, mainly in asset and consumer finance. I gained considerable experience of these sectors and in particular on finance documentation, procedures and consumer credit law and practice. I now advise clients in all sectors in relation to these matters and in particular on FCA regulation.

North West: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation

Within: Banking litigation

DWF's ‘brilliant’ team is split across its Liverpool and Manchester offices and is rated for its ‘expert knowledge’ and ability to deliver ‘strategic guidance’ with a ‘commercial approach’. It acts for major UK retail banks, finance houses and non-captive motor finance companies on a range of contentious matters. The team also has specialist knowledge of fraud, professional negligence, asset finance litigation and regulatory matters. Clients include Lloyds Banking Group, Santander Consumer UK, Aldermore Bank, UK Asset Resolution and RBS Group. National head of finance litigation John Perez is a motor finance specialist and head of specialist litigation Ritchie Irvine is ‘extremely approachable, pragmatic and not afraid to provide an opinion’. Julia Williams, who heads the lender services team, and the ‘excellentGraham Sidlow are also recommended, as are senior associates Daniel Fitzgerald, who focuses on high-value matters, Dominic Jones, who is ‘incredibly efficient’, and Jonathan Hall, who specialises in consumer finance litigation. Consultant David Wood is also noted.

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