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I am a commercial litigator who regularly advises clients in relation to shareholder disputes, contractual disputes, professional negligence claims and defamation.




I specialise in reputation management, defamation and media litigation but also advise on a wide variety of corporate and commercial disputes.

North West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Liverpool

Within: Next generation lawyers

Helen Otty - DWF

Within: Commercial litigation: Liverpool

DWF¬†fields a team of ‚Äėswitched-on, commercial litigation heavyweights‚Äô commended for their ‚Äėproactive and client-centric approach‚Äô. The practice is active across the telecommunications, food and drink, retail and education sectors, handling contractual and company disputes as well as professional negligence, Judicial Review, competition, directors' disqualification, contentious probate, arbitration and injunctions. Highlights included advising Telef√≥nica UK on a ¬£20m dispute against Packet Media and representing Burton‚Äôs Foods in a business interruption claim against Barratt Homes relating to flooding caused to its factory following the development of adjacent land by Barratt.¬† Derwent Holdings, Crown Paints and Iceland Foods are also clients. Department head Andrew Whalley¬†is ‚Äėvery committed and has a great manner with clients‚Äô; he also leads the firm‚Äôs telecoms sector group. other key figures include¬†Graham Dagnall¬†, who¬†specialises in corporate and commercial litigation and has particular expertise in disputes in the food and professional services sectors; Matthew Stoll¬†, who¬†is head of the insured litigation practice group; and director Chris King¬†is ‚Äėtactically brilliant‚Äô. Senior associates Lyndsay Crowder-Barton, who is a ‚Äėtechnically able lawyer with a strong eye for detail‚Äô, and Helen Otty¬†are also recommended.

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