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Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation

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Andrew McManus
Associate Partner Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation Work Phone: 01543 420059

Andrew is a solicitor in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution department at Keelys.

Prior to joining Keelys in 2012 Andrew enjoyed a varied career which has seen him called to the Bar of England & Wales, and working in firms across London and East Anglia.  This breadth of experience is reflected in Andrew’s daily practice, which encompasses most forms of civil litigation, but with a particular emphasis on contractual disputes, residential and commercial landlord and tenant problems, insolvency and contentious probate matters.  Whatever the particular nature of your problem, Andrew will strive for a commercial and cost-effective outcome.

Away from work Andrew is usually found on the hockey pitch, representing North Stafford, or attempting to climb rocks.  Both of these pastimes afford Andrew the opportunity to discover new and ingenious ways to injure himself!

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Michael Phillips
Partner - Head of Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation Department Dispute Resolution & Commercial Litigation Work Phone: 01543 420043

Michael is the head of the Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation practice at Keelys. He joined Keelys as a partner in 1999, having been a partner at Eversheds before then. He trained at and spent many years with Freshfields, some of them in their Hong Kong office. During his time with them, he was involved in a number of large and high profile banking fraud and other commercial and cross-border disputes, and dealt with major international public and private institutions. He handles all types of complex commercial disputes, notably contract disputes, restrictive covenants, shareholder and partnership disputes, and professional negligence claims against solicitors, valuers and accountants.