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DWF

Living Wage
1 SCOTT PLACE, 2 HARDMAN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 3AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03333 202220
Fax:
Fax 03333 204440
Email:
Web:
uk.dwf.law/

Lee Norman

Tel:
Work +44 (0)161 603 4992
Email:
DWF

Work Department

I advise a broad range of businesses and institutions on all aspects of their contractual and commercial disputes.

Position

Partner

Career

I have particular expertise and a track record of success advising clients in relation to outsourcing and technology disputes as well as large and complex professional negligence claims.


North West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Manchester

Within: Commercial litigation: Manchester

The team at DWF has an extensive track record representing national, international and regional clients in contractual and company disputes, in addition to handling professional negligence, Judicial Review, competition, directors' disqualification, insolvency and contentious probate disputes, as well as arbitrations and injunctions. Food and drink, retail, telecommunications, utilities, energy, education and the public sector are all key areas of focus for the ‘hardworking’ team, which represented WM Morrison Supermarkets in a high-profile claim brought by employees and former employees whose confidential data was put into the public domain in 2014. The Insolvency Service, Lancashire County Council, Safeway and Manchester United Football Club are also clients. The 'fantasticJoel Heap heads the disputes practice nationally, while the 'very responsive and pragmaticSteve Morris  - who is noted for his ‘business-like approach to litigation’ - heads the team in Manchester. Other key figures include consultant Andrew HarrisLee Norman, who is noted for professional negligence cases, director Chris Gee, who handles contentious probate matters as well as contractual and commercial disputes, and Claire Graham, who regularly handles insolvency-related cases. Senior associates Zoryana Jurczyszyn and the ‘excellent’ Nicole Burton are also noted, as are recently promoted senior associates Daniel Williams and Benjamin Johnson. Director Asima Rana, who focuses on contentious IP matters, recently joined from TLT. Jon Hainey  joined TLT in May 2018.

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