Gavin is a Partner in our Commercial Dispute Resolution team in Birmingham with over 15 years of experience.

He regularly advises clients on a wide range of commercial disputes, from simple contractual disputes between businesses to complex director / shareholder matters and claims involving breaches of warranty or covenant.

Gavin has a reputation for being an excellent technical lawyer with a keen eye for detail, and aims to identify any weaknesses in his opponent’s case (or that of his client) at an early stage, such that they can be exploited or addressed as necessary.

Recently Gavin has acted in a number of substantial matters that have been the subject of mediations, with values ranging from £20,000.00 to in excess of £2,000,000.00 

He is a strong advocate of the mediation process and has a high success rate in settling matters at (or as a result of) mediation with a favourable outcome for his clients.


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Commercial dispute resolution including:
High Court proceedings;
County Court proceedings;
Injunctive relief;

High Court litigation for breach of contract with value c.£1.1m

High Court litigation re interpretation of contractual terms value c.£1m

Negotiation and possible mediation re breach of contract value c.£2m

Warranty claim with value c.£250k

Business Continuity Update – COVID-19

February 2021


To our valued clients and partners,

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to evolve we wanted to take the time to reassure you of the actions we are taking to protect our clients, colleagues and our wider communities, whilst working to maintain our services to you at this time.

Our commitment to you

We are open for business and will continue to provide you with the best service we can in the safest way possible. In line with Government guidance we will be limiting face-to-face contact as much as possible. We are able to facilitate all client appointments by either video or conference call to suit your needs.

If you have any queries please contact your usual legal advisor to discuss appointment options.

Our staff are set up and ready to respond to you as usual. We are working hard to mitigate any disruptions, and will continue to provide you with the legal service and advice you need, delivered with the high-level of service you have come to expect from Wilkes.

If you do experience a slight delay in hearing back from us, please bear with us. We will be in touch.

If you have a general enquiry please call us on 0121 233 4333 or email us at or contact you usual legal advisor.

Thank you for your patience during these unprecedented times. We look forward to returning to normal, with a handshake, as soon as possible.

The Wilkes Partnership Solicitors

Birmingham – 0121 233 4333  Solihull – 0121 733 8000

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