Chancery, Commercial & Property


We are a large, versatile team of established practitioners covering all aspects of commercial and chancery litigation, ranging from construction disputes to shareholder claims, and from competition law to contentious probate matters. The team has a strong regional presence and includes authors of leading practitioner texts in the chancery and property fields.

Members appear at all levels of courts and tribunals as well as at mediations and arbitrations. With a team including a number of qualified mediators, arbitrators and adjudicators we are able to assist with all forms of dispute resolution.   

Members of the team have considerable experience in a number of specialist areas including:

  • ADR/Mediation

  • Banking and finance

  • Boundary disputes

  • Civil fraud

  • Commercial litigation

  • Conflict of laws/Private international law

  • Construction, Engineering and Technology

  • Contentious probate

  • Data protection

  • Employment  

  • Enforcement of a foreign judgment

  • EU competition

  • Financial services

  • Inheritance Act claims

  • Insolvency

  • Insurance/reinsurance

  • Landlord & tenant

  • Partnerships

  • Planning

  • Product liability/Consumer law

  • Professional negligence

  • Property disputes including ToLATA and proprietary estoppel

  • Shareholder agreements/director disputes

  • Tax

  • Trusts

  • Wills, estates and tax planning

The team offers regular lectures and updates, in addition to bespoke in-house training.  Our dedicated blog provides an invaluable resource for practitioners.

For more information please contact our Clerks:

Paul McNab (Senior Clerk) email:

Megan Lawson (Junior Clerk) email:

Out of Hours: 07925 194113

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‘The staff provide a consistently excellent service’

Legal 500 (2017)

‘Other names to note include ‘conscientious and efficient’ senior family clerk Rebecca Hartley, senior criminal clerk Karen Davis, and ‘always very helpful’ senior civil clerk Paul McNab.’

Legal 500 (2017)