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Advocacy lawyers

As someone looking for advocacy advice, it is essential you get seamless legal representation, efficiency, accessibility and speed.

CMS has extensive advocacy experience in courts and tribunals across the United Kingdom on a broad range of matters. These include commercial contracts, construction and engineering, oil and gas, employment, fatal accident inquiries, judicial review, personal injury and property damage, planning and consenting, and public procurement.

Provides an ‘excellent partner-led service’, has a strong track record representing energy and financial services clients in high-stakes disputes.
Legal 500, 2015

Our counsel work as part of the Disputes Team, operating as one. This way our clients receive the benefits of both counsel and lawyers.

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Jeremie Witt
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Jeremie is a partner in the Energy, Projects and Construction Team and is based in Australia. He has previously been a partner with CMS in our Dubai and our Singapore offices and has extensive experience...
Shona Frame
Part­ner
United Kingdom, Glasgow
Shona Frame specialises in construction dispute resolution. She has dual accreditation by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in construction law and in arbitration law. She is a Fellow of Chartered...
Alaina Wadsworth]
Alaina Wadsworth
Part­ner
Solicitor Advocate
United Kingdom, London
Alaina is a partner and solicitor advocate in CMS’s Insurance and Reinsurance Group having trained at the firm and qualified in 2009.  She is ranked as a Rising Star in Insurance Law by Super Lawyers...
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Guy Pendell
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Guy Pendell is Head of Disputes, based in London.He has been a partner since 2005 and has around 18 years’ experience handling disputes for mainly corporate clients. He has been credited by the legal...
Louise Boswell
Louise Boswell
Part­ner
Solicitor Advocate
United Kingdom, London
Louise Boswell advises on disputes and dispute risk areas in a range of sectors.  She regularly acts on complex commercial contractual disputes including post-acquisition and on termination, and disputes...
Caitlin Heard
Caitlin Heard
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Poland, Warsaw
Caitlin is a highly experienced intellectual property litigator and solicitor advocate specialising in technology related disputes. She has acted on a number of ground-breaking cases across the full spectrum...
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Adrian Bell
Part­ner
Co-head of the Infrastructure, Construction and Energy Disputes Group | Joint Managing Director for Asia and the Middle East
United Kingdom, London
Adrian is a Partner and co-head of the Infrastructure, Construction and Energy (ICE) Disputes Group and is a qualified solicitor advocate.He advises on dispute avoidance and all types of dispute resolution...
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Dominic Harris
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Dominic Harris is a partner in the Pensions Team at CMS, with extensive experience advising trustees, employers, independent governance committees and insurers on all pensions issues. This includes advising...
Kushal Gandhi
Kushal Gandhi
Part­ner
Solicitor Advocate
United Kingdom, London
Kushal is a partner in the Finance Disputes team in London specialising in Finance and FinTech dispute resolution. He is an experienced litigation and international arbitration practitioner who is recognised...
Lee Gluyas
Lee Gluyas
Part­ner
United Kingdom, London
Lee is a commercial lawyer who specialises in the resolution of disputes, particularly those arising out of IT projects, outsourcing agreements and contracts relating to the provision of telecommunications...