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Jeremy Haughty
Call 1989
Jeremy is an experienced practitioner with a busy general common law practice covering a broad range of disciplines with specialisms in the following areas:

• Personal injury and clinical negligence
• General commercial litigation
• Contentious probate
• Commercial and Residential Property including landlord and Tenant

GENERAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTUAL DISPUTES
Jeremy has long experience of acting in a wide variety of business disputes, involving small businesses, large corporations and partnerships.

Some examples of recent work in this area include:
Advisory work on a contractual dispute between two very large manufacturers of pet food, which focused on the issues of an implied term as to reasonable notice of termination and an implied term of good faith.
Advised the largest supplier of ladies’ wear to the former retail chain Peacocks on the property rights in various large shipments which were in transit on the high seas at the point Peacocks went into Administration.
Successfully acted for the seller of a Post Office franchise in London who sought to recover the purchase price of his business from a purchaser whose defence was misrepresentation by the seller.

COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY
Jeremy is regularly instructed to appear in possession claims both for banks and LPA Receivers and on behalf of defendant occupiers defending possession proceedings. He also has extensive experience with cases on behalf of social housing landlords and private and publically funded tenants.

Jeremy also works in a broad range of other property related disputes, including advising on and appearing in actions over easements, boundary disputes, proprietary estoppel claims, adverse possession claims, actions against trespassers etc.

CONTENTIOUS PROBATE
Jeremy is an Associate Member of ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists) and is regularly instructed to advise in a broad range of contentious probate matters both for the estate executors and for beneficiaries, involving rights under and challenges to wills, claims under the Inheritance Act, issues of mental capacity and so on.

Jeremy accepts a broad range of other general civil litigation instructions, including General Chancery, Insolvency, Commercial work and Building disputes, and regularly accepts instructions in a wide range of disputes and non-contentious matters under the public access scheme, from members of the public and professionals.

Qualifications:
LLB (Hons), LLM, BA (Hons)

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