" Michelle Di Gioia had a professional approach and a good understanding of our requirements and expectations."- Client of Michelle Di Gioia -
Michelle is a Partner at Gardner Leader in the Dispute Resolution team.
Michelle has a wealth of experience across commercial disputes, property litigation and health and safety. She acts for a range of clients from businesses, residential/commercial landlords to individuals.
Michelle advises in a variety of matters from contractual disputes, professional negligence, partnership/shareholder disputes, insolvency, injunctions and arbitration.
Michelle advises both landlords and tenants in respect of rent arrears, disrepair, dilapidations, forfeiture, restrictive covenants and obtaining possession. In addition Michelle advises property developers and has acted in respect of disputes arising out of overage agreements.
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.
Michelle is a CEDR accredited mediator and is happy to act as an independent mediator in order to facilitate settlement between parties.
The Legal 500 (2019) listings recommend Michelle in health and safety and litigation. She was described as “pragmatic, dogged and determined” and as “a lawyer you definitely want on your side and not your opponent’s.”
Michelle Di Gioia qualified in 2000.