Trevor started his career in Rhodesia/Zimbabwe as prosecution counsel, then stipendiary magistrate before moving to London to work for Kingsley Napley, Eurolex (Thomson), Shoosmiths and Dentons.
Trevor specialises in the closely connected fields of commercial litigation, partner/director disputes, insolvency, property litigation, and professional negligence. His background is one of broad experience across a wide range of commercial litigation. He is a member of Legal Counsel International, an alliance of lawyers in 17 countries.
Recent international work has included managing cross-border litigation in Singapore and New Zealand, and handling litigation in London for Channel Island clients and for US based companies. In acting for UK clients he has recently resolved many disputes by obtaining judgment or at mediation.
- Chamber & Partners 2018: Trevor Coward is well versed in commercial litigation matters, such as directors and partnership disputes, insolvency, professional negligence and property litigation.
- Chamber & Partners 2017: Trevor Coward attracts strong praise from clients. “He has really thrown himself into it. He is also extremely commercially minded,” a client reports. Another source adds: “He is tough and creative and always a gentleman.”
- Chamber & Partners 2016 describe him as a notable practitioner and clients describe him as“balanced and objective,” noting that “he takes on board his client’s needs and acts accordingly.”
- He has been described in Legal 500 UK as “exceptional.”; “combining in-depth knowledge with very proactive and practical advice”; “superb”; “totally committed to obtaining the best possible result”, and “efficient and commercial”.