Shoosmiths strengthens disputes team

July, 2022 - Milton Keynes, England

LEADING law firm Shoosmiths has strengthened its dispute resolution and litigation group by welcoming a new partner to its Leeds office.

Jonathan Mills joins the firm from Addleshaw Goddard LLP where he worked as a legal director.

Jonathan specialises in finance litigation and acts on behalf of a wide range of banks and finance houses on high value litigation work.

Jonathan’s work includes progressing return of goods claims, breach of contract claims, breach of guarantee claims, breach of warranty claims and title disputes with third parties.

He has a particular specialism in interim delivery up orders which are a form of injunction designed to recover high value goods quickly. Jonathan is also adept at dealing with enforcing awards / judgments both in the UK and overseas.

Jonathan Mills, litigation partner at Shoosmiths, said: “Joining Shoosmiths at this time presents an exciting opportunity to be part of Shoosmiths’ renowned and growing Financial Services Disputes & Investigations practice, as well as contributing to the firm’s expansion and implementation of its new strategy.

“Thank you to Alex Bishop, David Farnell, Matthew Howarth and the rest of the team at Shoosmiths for making me feel so welcome.”

Alex Bishop, national head of dispute resolution and litigation and co-head of Shoosmiths’ Birmingham Office, added: “On behalf of the firm, I am delighted to welcome Jonathan as a key member of our award-winning dispute resolution and litigation group.

“Jonathan’s specialism will further enhance our Financial Services Disputes & Investigations practice and, in turn, strengthen our existing reputation for providing clients with an innovative and pragmatic approach which helps our clients maximise assets, minimise risks and enhance their reputations.”