Name: Robert Kay
Firm Name: Quastels LLP
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom
Practice Area: Dispute Resolution Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Robert Kay as our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution Law expert in the United Kingdom. If you wish to get in touch with Robert, please use the contact information provided above.

Robert is an experienced litigator who heads the Dispute Resolution department. Whilst he provides legal and commercial attention to the issues his focus is on finding the best solution to the issues you face. Having commenced his legal career as a barrister, Robert is able to handle cases throughout every stage of litigation.

Robert acts for businesses and individuals in a range of disputes, particularly those which are important and/or complicated. His extensive experience includes being involved in advising, managing and monitoring litigation or arbitration overseas, or working with overseas lawyers or clients to either further his client’s objectives or who require assistance with English law or procedure.

Robert delivers courses including Witness Familiarisation and Courtroom Confidence – skills for expert witnesses and lay persons to maximise their proficiency when appearing before a court or tribunal. In particular, he provides regular training to various police forces to ensure that detectives involved with the CID department (crimes of a serious or complex nature) better understand the essential skills of communication in the courtroom and in their decision logs.

Firm Description:

Quastels LLP combines ‘the quality and speed of work of a large firm with the attention to detail and client relationships expected from a smaller practice’. Senior partner Michael Haringman co-heads the department with Owen Walsh, whose experience spans asset management, property finance, business tenancies and transactions. Noted for its full-service offering, the firm has forged a particularly strong reputation in the corporate occupier arena, where it is active in the office, retail, industrial, hospitality and leisure sectors.

  • Negotiated assignment of three leases to client, which was relocating its flagship store in the heart of the West End.
  • Acting for a client in connection with four leases of a building in London for office use as part of the company’s continued office expansion programme.
  • Acting for client in connection with a new five-year lease of a warehouse in Bristol and pre-emption in connection with a lease of an adjoining unit on the same estate as part of the company’s continued expansion programme.

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