Lisa is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team.
She is experienced in prosecuting and defending claims for breaches of contract, covenant, warranty, confidentiality, finance agreements and directors’ fiduciary duties. She resolves shareholder and partnership disputes, claims of intellectual property infringement, defamation actions and claims of misrepresentation. She has extensive experience in resolving commercial fraud cases and in the use of injunctions and search and seize orders to contain data breaches, enforce restraint of trade agreements and recover confidential information.
In addition, Lisa also deals with contentious probate claims and trustee disputes.
She acts for clients with domestic and international business interests and international clients with a UK presence. Clients range from public and private companies and owner-managed SMEs to asset-based lenders and high-net-worth individuals. Current clients include Partnership Media Group Ltd, Joshua Greaves & Sons Ltd, UK Independent Medical Services Ltd and Miller Pattison Ltd.
Lisa can provide representation at court and she supports settlement efforts outside of litigation through mediation, arbitration, early neutral evaluation and adjudication.
Recent examples of how Lisa has supported clients include:
- supervising the execution of a search and seizure injunction over a two day period to recover assets in a long-running £10 million bankruptcy claim;
- defending a multi-million pound trade mark action brought by an international blue chip company against individuals operating in the telecoms sector;
- obtaining an injunction for the return of confidential data and the cessation of competing activities by a former employee on behalf of a multi-million pound media company; and
- settling a long-running, high profile shareholder dispute involving allegations of commercial fraud where all those involved needed absolute confidentiality to avoid reputational damage.