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Name: Robert Whitehead, Partner
Commercial property litigation and dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on insurance related matters
Joined Shulmans in 2000, became Partner in 2004
Acts for several Lloyds’ syndicates, managing claims on their behalf including both bringing and defending proceedings in the name of the insured
Has also dealt with Product Liability claims, Business Interruption claims and general insurance disputes
Has also represented clients at a number of successful mediations leading to settlement of claims without trial
He advocates use of Alternative Dispute Resolution methods in order to explore practical, creative and cost-effective solutions whilst preserving or reviving the previous trading relationships (where that is desired by the client)