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 heads up our civil litigation and family departments. 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 Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and Employment Lawyers Association, a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists and the Professional Negligence Association. He also sits as an appeal adjudicator for the Legal Aid Agency 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 cases, he handles trust, 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. He regularly acts in the Court of Protection. On the Commercial side he handles Directors and Shareholders Disputes, Partnership Disputes and General Commercial 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.
Shaun is also an ADRG trained family mediator and is happy to accept referrals from other solicitors on behalf of their clients and also directly from couples wishing to resolve their family and divorce issues through the mediation process.
In May 2015 Shaun was appointed as a Deputy District Judge by the Lord Chief Justice.
“Thank you for your help on this matter. I certainly would not hesitate to recommend you”
“You did a great job, thank you”
“You have got them to do something about it within a week that we couldn’t do in 12 months? Many thanks”