Our litigators have considerable experience in handling claims of all values, whether in Court, Tribunal or Arbitration proceedings or through alternative methods such as mediation, conciliation, expert adjudication or negotiation. The team offers services to both small and large businesses based in Norfolk as well as those with a more national presence, operating within numerous different industries which include healthcare, accounting, haulage, offshore oil and gas industries, construction, recycling and education (among many others). The team provides expert advice and assistance in a full range of areas including:
- Commercial disputes
- Probate disputes
- Property disputes
- Franchising disputes
- Employment matters
- Personal Injury
- Construction disputes
- Agricultural disputes
- Regulatory investigations
- Health & Safety
- Insolvency & recovery
- Intellectual Property
- Professional negligence
- Debt recovery
- Director disqualification
- Family & matrimonial
- Criminal defence
Our national mediation practice is recognised widely recognised as a market leading offering, for more information see our specialist mediation website www.mediation1st.co.uk.
Punch above their weight. The lawyers put the clients first and give clear, pragmatic and practical advice.
Solid and dependable, consistently achieving good results.
A well-respected, commercial litigation practice with a broad coverage. Extensive experience of agriculture, franchising, intellectual property and professional negligence cases with clients ranging from individuals to international corporates. Everyone you deal with there is straightforward.
Leathes Prior has an eye for the strategic picture.
Personal and direct Mike Barlow and Polly Langford are very impressive.
Leathes Prior has a high level of expertise and a well-deserved reputation. Darren Bowen and Sabina Haag have the ability to manage complex and difficult litigation.
Mike Barlow, who leads the impressive team of Darren Bowen and rising star David Richards at Leathes Prior, advised a plant-hire business on a claim against accountants who provided corporation tax advice.
Litigator Darren Bowen has sound knowledge and good judgement and Sabina Haag is a rising star.
Mike Barlow’s Disputes Team at Leathes Prior provides well considered and comprehensive advice. Darren Bowen is authoritative and David Richards simplifies complicated situations.
Leathes Prior’s Mike Barlow is efficient and responsible, providing sensible commercial advice, and Darren Bowen doesn't miss any points and gives excellent advice.
Leathes Prior’s excellent quality of service and good value for money attract clients and the team is praised for its practical approach to complex commercial disputes.
This Norwich-based team continues to impress and adds growing expertise in agribusiness and the construction industry to its existing corporate and commercial know-how.
I am pleased with the outcome and would like to say thanks again to you David Richards and Mike Barlow for the professional and caring way you both managed my situation. I cannot think of any way the service you provided could have been improved. I would certainly be moved to use Leathes Prior for any legal service that I may require in the future.