Partner, Dispute Resolution
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Michelle is a Partner at Gardner Leader in the Dispute Resolution team.
Michelle has specialised in dispute resolution for over 18 years and has a wealth of experience across commercial dispute resolution, property litigation and health and safety matters.
Her specialisation in commercial dispute resolution involves her in a variety of matters from contractual disputes, professional negligence, partnership/shareholder disputes and arbitration.
Michelle also brings expertise in property litigation involving landlord and tenant matters, rent arrears, disrepair and dilapidations, forfeiture, restrictive covenants and obtaining possession.
Michelle has significant strength in health and safety in relation to compliance, risk management and litigation advice. She has handled major instructions primarily drawn from the manufacturing and construction sectors relating to the defence of prosecutions and regulatory investigations. Her breadth of regulatory experience spans to matters such as health and safety, environmental and trading standards. Michelle provides proactive advice on policies and systems and reactive advice involving damage limitation and reputation management.
The 2017 Legal 500 listings recommend Michelle in health and safety and litigation. She was described as someone who “inspires a real team ethos” by “going above and beyond for clients.” Michelle is described as being “thorough, pragmatic and practical” and she is a “safe pair of hands who will fight to the nth degree for the best results.”
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Joined: April 2012