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Leigh Callaway

Leigh is a Senior Associate in the dispute resolution team at Fladgate LLP, specialising in commercial litigation, international arbitration and mediation.

He has a broad range of experience with a particular focus on banking and financial services litigation and civil fraud. Leigh’s practice also covers arbitration and more general commercial litigation work, often with an international element, including breach of contract, misrepresentation, warranty claims, and professional negligence.

Leigh is a co-founder and committee member of the Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association and the Commercial Litigation Associates Forum, and member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association. He also writes regularly in the legal press, including the New Law Journal and the Solicitor’s Journal.

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Dispute resolution—types of party
Dispute resolution—types of party
Practice notes

This Practice Note looks at parties in litigation for dispute resolution (DR) lawyers. It provides an overview of the types of parties which may become involved (whether as claimant or defendant) in litigation in England and Wales, and the key procedural issues and practical considerations of which their legal advisors should be aware. It deals with the following types of parties in litigation: corporations, partnerships, sole traders, unincorporated associations, children, insolvent individuals or companies, groups, the estate of a deceased party and litigants in person (also known as unrepresented litigants).

Draft order for issue of a letter of request under the Hague Convention
Draft order for issue of a letter of request under the Hague Convention
Precedents

This Precedent and associated Drafting Note sets out the orders the court may make following an application for an order for the issue of a Letter of Request under the Hague Evidence Convention.

Draft Settlement agreement—for settling disputes post-commencement of proceedings
Draft Settlement agreement—for settling disputes post-commencement of proceedings
Precedents

This Precedent is a draft settlement agreement for use where proceedings have been issued and parties are settling the issued claims (or part thereof). It provides generic wording for such a settlement.

Draft Settlement agreement—pre-action settlement
Draft Settlement agreement—pre-action settlement
Precedents

This Precedent settlement agreement is for use in settling a claim or claims before proceedings have been issued. It provides a generic template for drafting a settlement agreement and may be adapted for execution by way of a deed.

Drafting note for application notice for a letter of request under the Hague Evidence Convention
Drafting note for application notice for a letter of request under the Hague Evidence Convention
Precedents

These Drafting Notes provide guidance on how to complete Form N244 when making an application for a letter of request to obtain evidence under the provisions in the Hague Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters 1970 (The Hague Evidence Convention).

Letter of claim in respect of proposed proceedings against a barrister for negligence
Letter of claim in respect of proposed proceedings against a barrister for negligence
Precedents

This Precedent is a draft letter of claim for use by a claimant in prospective professional negligence proceedings against a barrister for negligence, as required by the Pre-Action Protocol for Professional Negligence. The letter of claim is intended to be sent to the professional at the pre-action stage, after having served a preliminary notice of claim.

Letter of claim—against an accountant for breach of contract and, or alternatively, negligence in preparing accounts
Letter of claim—against an accountant for breach of contract and, or alternatively, negligence in preparing accounts
Precedents

This Precedent is a draft letter of claim for use by a claimant in prospective professional negligence proceedings against an accountant for breach of contract and, or alternatively, negligence in preparing accounts, as required by the Pre-Action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims. The letter of claim is intended to be sent to the professional at the pre-action stage, after having served a preliminary notice of claim.

Letter of claim—against an investment advisor for breach of contract and, or in the alternative, negligence in providing investment advice
Letter of claim—against an investment advisor for breach of contract and, or in the alternative, negligence in providing investment advice
Precedents

This Precedent is a draft letter of claim for use by a claimant in prospective professional negligence proceedings against an investment advisor for breach of contract and, or alternatively, negligence in providing investment advice, as required by the Pre-Action Protocol for Professional Negligence. The letter of claim is intended to be sent to the professional at the pre-action stage, after having served a preliminary notice of claim.

Letter of claim—negligent misrepresentation
Letter of claim—negligent misrepresentation
Precedents

This Precedent is a draft letter of claim, as required by the Practice Direction Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols, para 6, for use by a claimant seeking to bring a claim for rescission and/or damages for negligent misrepresentation.

Other work

Practice areas

Qualifications

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Membership

  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association
  • London Solicitors Litigation Association
  • Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association
  • Commercial Litigation Associates Forum

Panel

  • Contributing Author
  • Q&A Panel
  • Specialist Panel

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