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Paul Kirkpatrick
Contact

T: 0161 358 0183

E: paulkirkpatrick@hrclaw.co.uk

Paul Kirkpatrick
Partner

Paul’s entrepreneurial nature coupled with his dispute resolution expertise, equip him perfectly to steer clients through the stormy waters of commercial disputes with ease. Paul should also be your first port of call if you’re looking for support on Brexit issues.

Dispute resolution, including litigation and mediation

Paul has advised on a wide variety of commercial and contractual matters, including disputes involving:

  • professional negligence;
  • corporate investigations;
  • breach of warranty;
  • product liability;
  • retention of title;
  • shareholders’ disputes;
  • tracing;
  • breach of confidence; and
  • numerous other types of dispute, frequently involving foreign jurisdictions.

He has represented clients (from big brand names to SMEs and sole traders) from pre-action through to a final hearing in respect of High Court litigation and injunctive proceedings.

He’s also helped clients to resolve their disputes through alternative dispute resolution, including leading numerous mediations, without prejudice meetings and multi-party round-table discussions.

Sector and other experience

Paul has particular expertise in the retail and automotive sectors and has a keen interest in the use and application of technologies using Artificial Intelligence.

He is knowledgeable about the new GDPR data protection legislation and is a great person to speak to, should your business be faced with a potential dispute about this.

In-house lawyers or HR managers, looking for guidance on dispute management, would be well advised to have a quick chat with Paul.

Outside of work, Paul enjoys sport, fell-walking and family-time.

Chambers and Partners list Paul as someone who is “very good at explaining the pros and cons of the issue,” and comment on his experience in having dealt with “a host of corporate and commercial disputes, often involving the termination of franchise or distribution agreements”.

Paul would be happy to help you and/or your business, please do give him a call or drop him a line:  Partner, Paul Kirkpatrick, on T: 0161 358 0183 or E: paulkirkpatrick@hrclaw.co.uk.