16th May 2019
Hayley is a partner within the commercial litigation team with over a decade of litigation experience. Hayley started her career at Leeds firm Walker Morris before returning back to the north east in 2009. She joined the team at Square One Law in 2013.
Hayley works alongside head of litigation, Gillian Tatt.
She has experience of dealing with a wide range of disputes including financial services litigation; professional negligence claims; property litigation including boundary disputes, lease termination and lease renewal; a wide variety of contractual disputes; shareholder and partnership disputes and minority shareholder actions; company and personal insolvency (acting on behalf of both insolvency practitioners and insolvent individuals/companies); disputed debt recovery and enforcement of judgments; and injunctive proceedings. Hayley also has a wealth of experience of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) with a particular emphasis on mediation.
Hayley enjoys finding solutions for her clients whether that solution necessitates court action, or ADR. She will always try to take a pragmatic and commercial approach to disputes and thinks it is essential to understand her clients’ businesses and motivations in order to do that effectively. She will always try to find the most cost-effective route available.