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Sadly it’s a fact that fraud is on the rise – particularly in an online environment. If you’ve been a victim, all is not lost. Our specialist anti-fraud team can help you fight back.

We are experienced in helping to identify fraudulent activity, putting in place fraud prevention strategies and recovery plans, including where necessary Search and Seize or Freezing orders. This incudes for example, in the health sector, where we put together an innovative and cost effective plan to identify and recover losses arising in the ophthalmic industry.

We regularly handle ransomware and cyber-attacks resulting in data breaches, including advising on the initial response and containment, relevant notifications, and third party claims.

Our experienced team provides straightforward and clear advice. Rest assured, we’re in your corner.

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Peter Hornsey

Peter Hornsey

Partner | Head of Commercial Litigation

+44 (0) 330 137 3314

+44 (0)792 149 8908

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What people say

  • This team earns strong market endorsement for its deft handling of a wide range of commercial litigation matters including director and shareholder disputes, professional negligence and IT claims.

    Chambers & Partners
  • This is ‘a go-to team for clients with big commercial claims’… the team's lawyers ‘combine legal aptitude with common sense’.

    Client quote, Chambers & Partners
  • An exceptional and wide-ranging presence in high-value commercial litigation in the North East and Northern England. Enviable bench strength with the capacity to handle matters including shareholder disputes, professional negligence, insurance disputes and fraud.

    Chambers & Partners
  • Highly sought-after to handle complex litigation, including contractual claims, shareholder disputes and debt recovery. Regularly called upon to act for public sector bodies in addition to its local and national corporate client base.

    Chambers & Partners
  • Ward Hadaway sits at the top of the table, thanks to its superb team of commercial litigation specialists.

    Chambers & Partners
  • Outstanding practice offering capabilities in all areas of commercial litigation and acting for both claimants and defendants. Offers particular expertise in professional negligence, director and shareholder, financial and insurance-related disputes. Popular with both companies and individuals in the transport, insurance and healthcare sectors.

    Chambers & Partners
  • An outstanding firm with a practice encompassing all areas of commercial litigation. Areas of expertise include shareholder disputes, professional negligence cases, insurance disputes and financial services litigation.

    Chambers & Partners
  • "One of the best commercial litigation firms in the area."

    Legal 500
  • "It is a strong, hard-working team that puts the client first."

    Client quote, Chambers & Partners