Rhys is regularly instructed in chancery/commercial cases, and acts for both Claimants and Defendants in all courts nationally. He also maintains a paperwork advisory practice in these areas.
He is instructed in complex and high value cases, often involving complex disputes on interpretation of legislation and documentation.
Property and Chancery
Rhys has acted in complex agricultural cases involving recovery of farm payments, complex historic partnership arrangements, boundary disputes, and complex division of assets. He also advises in relation trusts and settlements arising from the breakdown of marriages and other personal partnerships.
He is instructed on high value claims in the High Court in matters as diverse as rights of way issues to claims concerning TOLATA. He is regularly instructed on claims worth in excess of £1 million.
He has recently been instructed, inter alia, in substantial property litigation involving the large scale capitalisation of income, and in associated litigation in other venues.
He has a complementary practice in commercial and company law and regularly advises business clients, often on a direct access basis, in matters relating to partnership disputes, company formation, and leases of business premises.
He regularly deals with consumer contracts, including claims relating to credit hire, often in high value claims. He has extensive knowledge of this area of law and the recent changes in case law.
He is regularly instructed in matters of corporate insolvency and director disqualification proceedings. His practise extends to serious professional negligence in relation to lawyers and other professionals, including appearing before professional regulators as well as high value claims for damages. He is currently instructed in relation to a significant shareholder dispute worth in excess of £10 million and commercial litigation relating to pallet delivery networks involving matters of fraud and substantial loss. Additionally, he is instructed by commercial clients to advise on and draft specialist industry contracts.
Rhys is regularly instructed to appear in the High Court on injunctions, often on an emergency basis, and is prepared to consider instructions at short notice. He is keenly aware of the commercial urgency of such applications.
Rhys accepts appropriate cases on a direct access basis, and is always pleased to talk to clients about their potential claims