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Dispute Resolution 


Neil is a Partner in Druces’ Commercial Dispute Resolution team, specialising in general commercial litigation, all areas of dispute resolution and insolvency work.

Neil has over 30 years’ experience in general commercial litigation and all areas of dispute resolution. In addition, Neil specialises in insolvency work and has undertaken numerous restructurings of insolvent companies. Neil’s pragmatic approach to litigation and his ability to get the optimum outcome is greatly prized by his clients.


Neil joined Druces after the merger with Ronaldsons in April 2018.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Corporate restructuring & insolvency

Led on the non-contentious front by Christopher Axford and for contentious work by Neil Hayter, Druces LLP‘s six-partner team provides ‘responsive and commercially-oriented‘ advice across the spectrum of restructuring and insolvency work, including in the healthcare and retail sectors. As well as benefiting from strong officeholder relationships, the firm also handles a sizeable amount of work for corporate clients, including recently handling a considerable amount of contingency planning and insolvency mitigation for businesses impacted by the pandemic.

London > Real estate > Property litigation

Following Charles Spragge ‘s departure from private practice in January 2021, Druces LLP‘s property litigation team is now led by commercial disputes partner Neil Hayter, forming part of the firm’s wider dispute resolution offering. Its focus lies on commercial landlord and tenant work – while also covering residential sector disputes – and has recently handled a number of rent recovery and insolvency-related matters alongside occupier clearance actions.