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Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC

1-3 WHITTALL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Fax:
Fax 0121 236 6961
DX:
16072 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk
St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC), Gareth Cheetham, Birmingham, ENGLAND

Gareth Cheetham

Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk/barristers/gareth-cheetham/
St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC)

Work Department

Gareth’s broad civil practice spans a wide range of contractual and commercial disputes. He appears in matters on all tracks and from multi-day trials to interim applications and costs hearings. His background in banking and high level of numeracy gives Gareth an advantage in finance-related matters.

Position

Year of Call:  2005

Gareth represents and advises applicants and respondents in all aspects of matrimonial finance including high value and complex asset cases involving for example company matters. His civil and chancery experience give him a particular advantage in cases involving TOLATA.

Gareth’s broad practice spans a wide range of tortious disputes and personal injury matters (with very extensive experience in relation to RTAs, exaggerated/fraudulent claims and large credit hire claims in particular). He appears in matters on all tracks and from multi-day trials to interim applications and disposal hearings.

Career

Business and Property

Gareth has extensive experience in employment law, providing representation in and advising on a wide range of employment matters for both Claimants and Respondents. He frequently appears in the ET at final hearing in unfair dismissal, discrimination and TUPE-related matters as well as appearing for parties at CMD, PHR and other hearings such as reviews, costs and remedies. He recently represented the only successful Claimant in the so-called Trojan Horse litigation against a Birmingham primary school heard over 11 days.

He has an extensive academic background, is a Lord Denning scholar of Lincoln’s Inn and was graded as outstanding in Civil Litigation and Company Law on the BVC.

After completing his DPhil and a postdoctoral teaching/research position, Gareth worked in investment banking for a number of years and this experience informs his commercial approach to work at the Bar.

Gareth has a pragmatic approach and enjoys and promotes co-operative relationships with his instructing solicitors.

Family Finance

Gareth represents and advises applicants and respondents in all aspects of matrimonial finance including high value and complex asset cases involving for example company matters. His civil and chancery experience give him a particular advantage in cases involving ToLATA.

He has an extensive academic background, is a Lord Denning scholar of Lincoln’s Inn and was graded as outstanding in Civil Litigation and Company Law on the BVC.

His background in banking and high level of numeracy gives Gareth an advantage in finance-related matters, particularly at FDR where he enjoys a good record of achieving settlement. Gareth has a pragmatic approach and enjoys co-operative relationships with his instructing solicitors. He also prides himself on his client care in helping those he represents through what is often the most stressful time of their lives.

Gareth worked in investment banking for a number of years and this experience informs his commercial approach to work at the Bar.

Personal Injury

Gareth’s broad practice spans a wide range of tortious disputes and personal injury matters (with very extensive experience in relation to RTAs, exaggerated/fraudulent claims and large credit hire claims in particular). He appears in matters on all tracks and from multi-day trials to interim applications and disposal hearings.

Languages

English

Member

Midlands Commercial and Chancery Bar Association

Employment Law Bar Association

Personal Injury Bar Association

Education

MA (Cantab)

MSc (Dist) DIC

DPhil

GDL, BVC

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