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New Litigation Partner joins Baines Wilson LLP

Baines Wilson is very pleased to announce that the firm has recently appointed Isobel Milburn as a partner to head up its Dispute Resolution and Litigation department.

Isobel previously spent her career with leading commercial law firm Pinsent Masons and was based in their London office.

Isobel has extensive dispute resolution and litigation experience gained across a broad range of business sectors and has acted for clients on disputes of varying value and legal complexity in the County Courts, High Court and Commercial Court. Isobel has experience of multiparty disputes and disputes with an international element and has also advised clients on insurance coverage disputes and a variety of professional liability claims, including claims against solicitors, architects and IT professionals.

She has also advised on a very wide range of contract disputes including claims arising from breach of contract and post termination obligations.  She has experience in the projects environment both public and private sector and a practical understanding of project delivery processes.

Isobel also brings considerable experience of representing clients at mediations and settlement meetings and advising on the terms of settlement agreements. Isobel qualified as a Solicitor in 2002 and as a Solicitor Advocate in 2006.

Isobel comments:

“I have been looking for the right opportunity in the North for some time now and in Baines Wilson found a firm with the combination I was seeking; namely a partnership role in a firm with a solid commercial law profile and reputation and an impressive client base.

I’m looking forward to meeting the firm’s clients and helping them resolve their problems where possible without recourse to litigation, unless of course it’s necessary and advisable to do so”.

Baines Wilson Managing Partner, John Wilson adds:

“We are delighted to have been able to appoint a person of Isobel’s calibre to head up this department. It’s taken us time to find the right person for this role but it’s been worth the wait.

Isobel will provide our clients with clear practical, commercial and cost effective advice and I know she will work closely with clients and our other departments to reach appropriate solutions.”

Feel free to contact Isobel direct with regard to any commercial problems at im@baineswilson.co.uk.

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