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Heather Welham

Managing Associate


Career & Experience

Heather has significant experience in professional negligence and commercial litigation matters. She advises in-house lawyers, business owners and senior employees on a wide range of corporate and commercial disputes including commercial contract claims, disputes relating to employee restrictive covenants and breach of director duties. Heather also represents companies and individuals on a wide range of professional negligence issues.

Heather’s cases often involve proceedings in the High Court and Court of Appeal but she also utilises a range of alternative dispute resolution methods where appropriate to settle disputes outside of the court process.

It is important to Heather that she provides practical and commercial solutions to her clients. When there are options on the way forward Heather always gives her recommendation as to the most suitable step to meet the client’s goal. Heather acts for a broad range of clients based in the UK and overseas including individuals, local SMEs and well-known national and international brands.

Outside of work, Heather is a car enthusiast and likes to stay fit by running.

People

Heather Welham

Managing Associate


Career & Experience

Heather has significant experience in professional negligence and commercial litigation matters. She advises in-house lawyers, business owners and senior employees on a wide range of corporate and commercial disputes including commercial contract claims, disputes relating to employee restrictive covenants and breach of director duties. Heather also represents companies and individuals on a wide range of professional negligence issues.

Heather’s cases often involve proceedings in the High Court and Court of Appeal but she also utilises a range of alternative dispute resolution methods where appropriate to settle disputes outside of the court process.

It is important to Heather that she provides practical and commercial solutions to her clients. When there are options on the way forward Heather always gives her recommendation as to the most suitable step to meet the client’s goal. Heather acts for a broad range of clients based in the UK and overseas including individuals, local SMEs and well-known national and international brands.

Outside of work, Heather is a car enthusiast and likes to stay fit by running.

Expertise

  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Relations with suppliers and consumers
  • Issues with departing or incoming senior executives
  • Boardroom and shareholder disputes such as unfair prejudice, derivative claims and winding up petitions
  • Professional negligence claims against solicitors, accountants and surveyors
  • Early risk and strategy management
  • Alternative dispute resolution including mediation

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