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The heart of the Civil Practice Group’s work is commercial dispute resolution and property litigation for which it is listed the top band 1 by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.
It acts for and against public authorities, companies, partnerships and individuals. The commercial practice ranges from contracts to shareholder and director disputes. Property litigation includes sales and purchases of land, options, easements, boundaries, leasehold enfranchisement and town and country planning. The group also has expertise in probate & trusts, personal injury, professional negligence and employment law.
“A standout set that provides all-encompassing expertise in commercial litigation. Members offer deep knowledge in cases concerning misrepresentation, as well as in contract and partnership disputes. The set also provides advice in bankruptcies and individual voluntary arrangements, with instructions coming from trustees in bankruptcies and spouses with an interest in the family home.” (Chambers & Partners 2018)
Litigant in Person’s status is clarified by the Supreme Court - Mar 2018
Stuart Wright appointed Head of Civil Team - Mar 2018
Contracts Seminar on recent changes to the law of illegality and limitation cases - Oct 2017
Stuart Wright successfully represented a HMO landlord in a civil action against him - Jul 2017
Crown Office Row takes the lead in Legal 500 rankings - Sep 2015
Seminar/Webinar – Injunctions & Damages in Property Litigation - Mar 2015
Emma Harris comments on the Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Birmingham v Abdulla & Others  UKSC 47 - Nov 2012
Case Comment: Gallarotti v Sebastianelli  EWCA Civ 865 - Sep 2012
The Tomlinson Case – A Contemptible Position? - Sep 2012
Our Civil and Criminal Barristers give client care talk to Worthing Law Society - May 2012
Simon Sinnatt interviewed on BBC Radio Sussex - Mar 2011
1COR named Professional Discipline Set of the Year at Chambers Bar Awards - Oct 2010
Jane Peckham successfully defends County Council against claim for damages by injured teacher - Mar 2010