What the team does
Our Commercial Litigation team is the largest single team in the firm, with over 170 lawyers. We enjoy a varied diet of domestic and international work across our main offices in Birmingham and London, and in Dubai. We have specialists in arbitration, banking and finance litigation, contentious trusts, corporate investigations, directors' disqualifications, economic crime, health and safety, housing, IT litigation, insurance and reinsurance and professional liability, as well as a number of more general commercial litigators.
We have expertise in a range of sectors including aerospace, automotive, food and drink, financial services, real estate, retail and technology. Our client base is also diverse and includes the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, FTSE 100, 250 and AIM-listed clients including Dyson, Phillips Electronics, 3i Group, GKN, NCP and Premier Foods.
A substantial proportion of our work is of a global nature. Our team operates in the English High Court, in English domestic arbitration and in international arbitration for a range of foreign clients. We have acted on litigation and/or arbitration work in countries all over the world including Russia, Australia, the Cayman Islands, Singapore and the US.