Commercial Disputes Toby regularly acts for and advises clients on commercial, partnership and shareholder disputes. The experience Toby has gained in handling non-contentious commercial work has allowed him gain an even better understanding in the basis of many agreements from the very formation of the relations between the parties. When providing Litigation advice Toby can provide commercial advice on preventing similar issues from arising again. Toby always advises his clients about the pro’s of settling matters quickly and outside of court, where appropriate, and has experience in using various forms of negotiations and mediation to achieve a successful result. Contractual Disputes Whether there is a written contract or not, Toby has assisted many clients, ranging from individual consumers to multi-million pound investors, in varying types of matter. Often being involved from the earliest possible stages of a dispute, Toby provides clear and easy to follow advice on the best way to resolve a matter. Toby acts for both consumers and companies in contractual disputes and always ensures that a sensible, commercial approach is taken while being mindful of the use of alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation. Property Litigation Since law school, Property Litigation has been a part of Toby’s workload and he has acted for landlords, managing agents, portfolio owners and also tenants in a wide variety of matters from right of way disputes to possession. Toby advises on both residential and commercial matters ranging from evictions to damages claims and ensures that his advice is always commercially minded. Private Client Toby has experience in a wide range of disputes raised by private clients including Contested Probate Matters. Toby has acted for executors and those contesting the actions of executors in the performance of probate. Toby’s advice is tailored to each client and he seeks to provide the best possible result while giving his clients sensible and sensitive advice. The experience that he has gained through the various different matters that he has conducted allows Toby to provide an effective service. Toby has acted for third parties challenging the actions of an executor in their questionable administration of an estate and obtained a good result for the client.
Baljit Singh Bhandal v Kieran Wallace & Eamonn Richardson (Joint Special Liquidators of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Limited) 2017 WL 02774035 – an application to set aside a statutory demand based on the mutuality between costs owed to liquidators, upon which the demand was based, and the counterclaim which was a judgment against the company in respect of which the liquidators were appointed.
Having spent several years as a court advocate, Toby is very comfortable attending hearings and advocating for his client to obtain the best possible result.
In his spare time, Toby enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities including hiking and obstacle races as well as going to watch live rugby.