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Commercial dispute resolution lawyer joins Lodders as partner


Commercial dispute resolution specialist David Whiting is the latest in a series of senior appointments at Lodders, and joins as a partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice.

Lodders’ 12-strong Dispute Resolution team, which is headed by Jane Senior and now includes six partners, has recorded sustained growth in demand for its range of dispute resolution services over the last 18 months.

Strategic step

“David’s appointment is a strategic step in our ambitious plans for continued expansion,” explains Jane Senior. “He is a recognised specialist in commercial dispute resolution and his expertise and skills represent a significant and complementary addition to the practice, which continues to grow in size, resource and instructions from clients in a range of sectors.”

David was previously a partner and head of the Dispute Resolution team at Banbury firm Spratt Endicott for five years.

Prior, he was a partner in the dispute resolution and insolvency practice at East Midlands law firm Howes Percival for four years, and for nine years at Needham & James.

A member of the Commercial Litigation Association, David is a specialist in all areas of resolving commercial disputes, particularly contracts, negligence, director and shareholder disputes, contentious insolvency and warranty claims, and experienced in securing an effective resolution through court proceedings as well as via mediation, arbitration and expert determination.

Enviable reputation

Commenting on becoming partner in Lodders Dispute Resolution team, David says: “The Dispute Resolution team at Lodders has an enviable reputation for its range of expertise and for providing a first class service to its clients.

The team’s success is shown by its sustained growth under Jane’s leadership. I am delighted to be joining such a dynamic team, which has great ambitions for the future. It is a very exciting times at Lodders as it has recently made a number of strategic senior appointments.”

Lodders’ Dispute Resolution team works for businesses and private clients to resolve a range of disputes from employment and intellectual property disagreements, to residential and commercial property disputes.

Jane Senior adds: “Unfortunately disputes occur and are sometimes unavoidable, but the key is having a strong experienced legal team on board to navigate an effective and relevant resolution. Our focus is on seeking a pragmatic solution where possible.”

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