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Graeme graduated from the University of the West of England with a degree in Law getting experience as a Law Costs Draughtsman before returning to Lincolnshire and a permanent position within our Business Law department.
He is often the first point of contact with prospective clients and is adept at using his listening skills to get an understanding of the issues involved.
He has gained vital experience in dealing with difficult parties and knows how to get the best results from challenging situations.
He negotiates with opposing parties, creating and building on existing relationships with clients as well as drafting legal arguments to present to the Court.
- Representing an international insurance company in a multi-party dispute over a six-figure sum.
- Successfully defended a claim at court for Defamation and Malicious Falsehood.
- Prepared an interim injunction to be taken out due to a breach of covenant.
- Advising in a shareholder dispute and preparing a S.994 Companies Act claim for unfair prejudice against a minority shareholder.
- Advised on the termination of sponsorship agreement in place with a professional sports club.
- Claimed damages for repudiatory breach plus interest through the County Court process for a number of clients.
What people say about Graeme…
“I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend [Graeme] and JMP Solicitors. They have dealt with a case for me which proceeded to a very satisfactory conclusion in a very timely manner. I have found their communications and explanations to be extremely thorough and will be using them again for any legal matter.”
“As Legal Counsel with an international insurer, I commend Graeme for his assistance on one of our commercial disputes. He listened carefully to the without prejudice discussions, was pro-active in managing the instruction of barristers and corresponded robustly with the other side’s solicitors; ultimately enabling us to negotiate a favourable settlement against difficult opponents.”
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