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Jeff Lewis

Jeff Lewis

Head of Litigation, Manchester

Jeff’s expertise

Jeff is a renowned litigator specialising in contract disputes, warranty claims, property disputes (including landlord and tenant disputes), professional negligence, shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, dilapidation claims, financial services litigation, restrictive covenants, judicial review.

About Jeff

Jeff qualified in 1989 and heads up our Manchester Litigation department. He has acted for a number of household names in a wide variety of commercial disputes. He has extensive experience in claims for breach of contract and professional negligence. He also specialises in all areas of Property Litigation and was involved in one of the leading cases on dilapidations. Jeff also has a wide experience of acting in disputes in the financial services industry and has considerable experience of litigating disputes within the sports industry.

He is known for his tenacity and for his dedication in fighting on behalf of his clients. His aim is to resolve disputes as quickly and cost-effectively as possible but then to ‘fight hard’ if court action proves necessary.

Jeff is also an experienced mediator (having been accredited with both CEDR and ADR Group). He has been admitted to a number of mediation panels (including Consensus Mediation, Sport Resolution and North-West Mediation Solutions) and regularly receives mediation referrals from a variety of sources, including a large number of repeat clients.

Jeff also sits as a Deputy District Judge. He also holds Higher Rights of Audience in civil cases. He has been listed as a Leading Individual for a number of years in both Chambers and the Legal 500 Guides to the Legal Profession (and has for several years appeared in the top tier).

Jeff is a past President of Manchester Law Society, having been a member of its Council since 1999. He chaired its Civil Litigation Committee for 7 years and continues to sit on various Court Users’ Committees.

Following his involvement with Manchester Law Society, he was elected to the Council of the national Law Society to represent solicitors in Greater Manchester. He has also been appointed to the Law Society’s Civil Justice Committee.

He is a member of the Executive of CLAN and is also a member of the Property Litigation Association. He has also been listed as one of the 250 most influential people in Greater Manchester.

What others say about Jeff

The Legal 500 2016 describes Jeff as a leading individual and that he 'provides a personable and highly professional service; he has a strong grasp of the commercial aspects of a case' and is noted for his 'determination, especially when speed is of paramount importance’.

Read more about what others say about Jeff

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Jeff Lewis