Stuart Wright is our Head of Civil Litigation and an ADR Group Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator.

Stuart has a dedicated civil practice developed over the past 17 years and has received consistently strong independent directory ratings for each of the past 11 consecutive years. He is regularly instructed in a range of common law matters with particular expertise in Property Law, Professional Negligence, Contractual Disputes (Business & Personal) and Personal Injury/Fatal Accident claims. He provides in-house lectures for Local Authorities, Housing Associations and firms of solicitors in his specialist areas. Whilst predominantly practising throughout the south east he travels nationally when required.

Stuart is a trained mediator and accepts instructions in a wide range of civil & commercial disputes. His longstanding background as a civil barrister and his ability to identify and focus on the issues at the heart of the dispute provide a firm foundation for his work as a civil & commercial mediator. Further details are available here.

He is recognised as a leading junior by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500:

  • “He’s bright, sharp and incisive” Chambers & Partners (2018)
  • “Approachable, kind and fair” Legal 500 (2017)
  • “He’s excellent with clients, very clearly spoken and gives good, comprehensive advice. He’s a very calm advocate who orchestrates things well in court, and has a good manner about him.” Chambers & Partners (2017)
  • “A forceful but calm advocate” Legal 500 (2016)
  • “He is a powerful negotiator who isn’t put off by a difficult case.” “He’s very professional, with good presentation skills in both court and mediation. He provides crisp and to the point advice.” Chambers & Partners (2016)
  • “His strengths lie in the professional manner in which he approaches cases and clients alike” Legal 500 (2015)
  • “He’s very thorough, charming and persuasive.” “He’s a good all-round junior. He has an impressive court presence and persuasively articulates legal arguments on his feet.” Chambers & Partners (2015)
  • “A strong advocate with good client care skills” Legal 500 (2014)
  • “Deals with commercial and contract disputes and also has strong expertise in property law and personal injury work.” “He handles all cases very efficiently and well.” Chambers & Partners (2014)
  • “Personal injury specialist Stuart Wright is clear and concise in his advice” Legal 500 (2013)
  • “Stuart Wright also wins praise from solicitors who need a commercial litigator that knows the region well.” “Confident and reliable,” he is sought out by clients faced with commercial and contractual disputes of many different types” Chambers & Partners (2013)
  • “Personal injury specialist Stuart Wright takes a ‘pragmatic and realistic approach to cases'” Legal 500 (2012)
  • “Stuart Wright is a ‘good advocate’, who provides ‘clear advice and pleadings'” “…housing specialist Stuart Wright is ‘very efficient, prompt and thorough’…” Legal 500 (2011)
  • “Stuart Wright is an excellent junior choice for housing law” Legal 500 (2010)
  • “Stuart Wright is an excellent choice for housing law, handling cases ranging from anti-social behaviour to those with mental health issues” Legal 500 (2009)
  • “Stuart Wright is rated highly for housing law” Legal 500 (2008)

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