Leeds 0113 228 5000
Newcastle 0191 221 2121
Called 1990 Email Sean
Sean undertakes a broad range of Chancery and commercial work with emphasis on partnerships, company law, banking, contractual disputes, land law (including land registration), landlord and tenant and administration of estates. Sean has a science background and also deals with engineering and technical disputes.
As well as litigation, Sean is experienced in non-contentious drafting and transactional advice particularly with regard to companies and partnerships.
Authorised to accept public access work.
Sean has been an accredited mediator since 2011.
"Very good on his feet, calm, measured and friendly."Chambers & Partners 2018
Sean undertakes a full range of Business and Property Court work with an emphasis on partnerships, company law, banking, contractual disputes, real property and administration of estates. Recent work includes:
Sean has a wide range of experience relating to claims against solicitors, accountants and financial advisers. Sean has a particular expertise in relation to claims against solicitors concerning property and business sales.
Chambers & Partners 2019
"Experienced barrister recognised for his broad-based expertise on chancery and commercial matters."
Legal 500 2018/2019
"He has a fantastic ability to quickly assimilate the key details in a case."
Chambers & Partners 2018
"Very good on his feet, calm, measured and friendly."
Legal 500 2017
"His cross-examinations are always a joy to watch."
Chambers & Partners 2017
"He is robust and gets to grips with a case quickly while not losing sight of the overall commercial objectives."
Jackson v Mulvaney  1 WLR 368 (CA). Extent of easement capable of being acquired by prescription.
Re Taylor (A Bankrupt)  Ch 150, HHJ Kershaw, QC. Retrospective permission to issue claim against bankrupt.
Faulkner v Benett  EWHC 3702 (Ch), HHJ Hodge, QC. Validity of amendment to articles of association to require former members to transfer shares.
Liddle v Liddle  BPIR 1538, HHJ Davis-White, QC. Mechanism for payment of sums under partnership option
Banks v Turner & Grainger 20/02/18 (Lawtel), HHJ Klein. Claim to strike out partnership action for misjoinder of additional parties.
Graham v Graham 08/05/18 (Lawtel) HHJ Pelling, QC. Proprietary estoppel relating to acquisition of land by one partner during partnership
Gray's Inn Entrance Award, William Shaw Award
Trent College; Selwyn College, Cambridge
Chancery Bar Association, Northern Chancery Bar Association, Association of Partnership Practitioners