Guy has more than 30 years’ experience in the legal profession and headed up the Commercial Litigation department of local firm Fennemores, before joining Geoffrey Leaver as joint head of the Dispute Resolution department in 2006.
The Dispute Resolution department have been recognised by Legal 500 UK – “Dispute resolution is a core focus for Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors LLP, reflected in a partner-driven team led by Kenneth Stangoe, and including Guy Brooks, Mairead McErlean, and the highly experienced Trevor Coward. In 2014, the firm represented a broad range of local, national and international clients.”
He has represented a range of businesses, from small firms to large corporations, banks and public bodies, in cases involving arguments over contracts, technology, shareholder and partnership disputes, debt and insolvency, professional negligence by solicitors and other advisers (including financial mis-selling and negligent investment advice) and intellectual property.
Guy has a reputation as a tough negotiator and regularly contributes to legal journals and publications. He is accredited by CEDR (the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) as a mediator and also a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association.