Having trained and then qualified as a solicitor with Shentons in 1991 Shaun then spent a short period (of 15 years or so) as a partner in a firm of solicitors in Southampton before returning to Shentons as a partner.
Shaun is Head of our Civil Litigation Department. He advises companies engaged in commercial litigation and disputes, as well as assisting individuals who wish to sue someone or are themselves being sued.
Shaun is a Senior Litigator member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and Employment Lawyers Association, a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists. He also sits as an appeal adjudicator for the Legal Services Commission (formerly Legal Aid Board) and is also a member of their Special Control Panel dealing with high cost cases to the Supreme Court (House of Lords). In addition to personal injury and employment work he handles building, boundary and neighbour disputes, contractual disputes, defamation and professional negligence claims including claims against solicitors, surveyors and accountants. He also handles all of the firm’s contentious probate and disputed will litigation.
Shaun is also a CEDR accredited mediator and welcomes enquires from the commercial sector and individuals to mediate civil, commercial and employment disputes. Shaun is also able to represent the clients at mediation and cases in the Court of Protection.