• Advice on resolving commercial disputes including trade marks, designs (both registered and unregistered), and copyright disputes;
  • Assisting and implementing a strategy to avoid disputes to save both time and costs as well as conducting in house audits to ensure policies are in place and updated regularly;
  • Guidance on exploring alternative ways to resolve a dispute.

Key Areas of Expertise
Dispute resolution, commercial litigation, intellectual property, breach of contract, defamation, fraud, alternative dispute resolution, county court litigation, high court litigation, business and property courts, intellectual property enterprise court, audits.

Leigh is an experienced Dispute Resolution lawyer at Knights Professional Services Limited. She has extensive experience of all types of contentious litigation having acted for clients in a range of sectors including manufacturing, professional services, design, utilities, and property. In particular, Leigh has notable success in achieving excellent outcomes for clients who have been the victim of fraud, brand and reputational damage and in relation to insolvency related disputes. Leigh  provides all round legal, commercial, practical, and fact-specific advice, and is keen to share her knowledge to safeguard businesses to promote early intervention and proactive commercial awareness in collaboration with businesses.

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