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Delighted to welcome our new Head of Commercial Litigation to the firm

Kerman & Co is delighted to welcome Robert Paydon as their recently appointed Head of Commercial Litigation. Robert joins us from Winckworth Sherwood, having previously led the London disputes practice at Fasken Martineau. Robert will work alongside David Wise (Head of Real Estate Litigation) in developing the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice as a whole.

Robert is an experienced commercial litigation/dispute resolution lawyer and advises on a wide range of contentious matters, including in the pharmaceutical/life sciences, manufacturing and natural resources sectors. He deals with contractual, company and shareholder disputes as well as regulatory issues (for example matters concerning the UK’s Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Schemes and advertising). Robert acts for clients from the UK and overseas and much of his work has a multi-jurisdictional aspect.

Robert has advised on a range of insolvency issues and acts for creditors, debtors and office holders, and he is also concerned with the protection and management of corporate and individual reputations (particularly through the law of defamation, privacy and data protection). Please click here to see Robert’s full bio.

Daniel O’Connell, Managing Partner of Kerman & Co commentedI am delighted to welcome Robert to Kerman & Co, he is a highly regarded commercial disputes lawyer, who is acknowledged as a leader in his field. His extensive practice and wealth of experience brings added depth to our team and I look forward to working with him as we continue to develop our successful dispute resolution practice.”

Robert Paydon, Head of Commercial Litigation commented “Kerman & Co is an excellent fit with my practice and I am very excited to have joined the team to help drive the firm’s future growth.”

Robert’s appointment highlights a successful period for the firm following the recent announcement in respect of 4 promotions internally, demonstrating the firm’s ongoing commitment to investing in the best talent.


Key Contacts

Daniel O'Connell
Managing Partner
+44 20 7539 7080
Robert Paydon
Head of Commercial Litigation
+44 20 7539 7280
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