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Neil Armitage

Associate | Commercial Litigation

Neil is an associate in our commercial litigation department.

Neil is an experienced commercial litigator of over 8 years experience, who joined the team in February 2020.

Neil deals in all aspects of commercial disputes providing practical solutions and attaining the best commercial settlement for the client, whether this be at the pre-litigation stage or through to trial and enforcement.  Neil has also become one of the leading solicitors in the country in the area of Damage to Crown Property and Highway Infrastructure damage recovery claims.

Experience

  • Acted for the Claimant in one of the leading Damage to Crown Property case Highways England Company Limited v Mr Peter Hughes
  • Assisted the lead partner in gathering evidence and drafting initial witness evidence in the case of Bates & Other v Post Office Limited
  • Acted for a contractor in a consolidated action against a major motor insurer to recover £850,000 in reasonable repair costs from numerous incidents
  • Acted for numerous insurers and their policyholders in recovering losses incurred on a variety of material damage claims
  • Act for numerous contractors who in turn work for Highways England Company Limited or  Local Authorities in recovering losses incurred due to third party negligence 

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