Department Commercial Disputes, Personal Litigation Qualified England & Wales, 2006 Education (University) Southampton University (undergraduate); University of Fribourg, Switzerland (exchange year); and Bristol University (Legal Practice Course) Languages English, French, German
Gareth has extensive expertise in advising on contractual disputes, large and small, principally relating to failed projects, including in the field of software, technology licensing and construction.
80% of Gareth’s work comprises commercial litigation, 10% arbitration and 10% insolvency. He combines an intelligent appreciation of commercial considerations with an ability to handle technical subject-matter. Over 90% of his cases settle without the need for a trial.
Prior to joining Ince, Gareth worked at a West End firm and in the international arbitration team at a leading US law firm in London.
“GETTING TO GRIPS WITH THE SUBJECT-MATTER OF THE DISPUTE AT AN EARLY STAGE IS KEY.”
Professional Associations & Memberships
Solicitors Regulation Authority
What you may not know about Gareth
Aside from enjoying spending time with his family, Gareth is an avid rugby fan and previously played for London Scottish.
My matter highlights
On the first day of trial, successfully settling a multi-million pound claim over the enforceability of personal guarantees in the context of a failed property transaction
Settling a long-running shareholders' dispute without the need for a trial
Obtaining a seven figure judgment for an English cinema client against a Spanish cinema
Working on a long-running, multi-party dispute over intellectual property rights in pesticides
Settling a dispute between shareholders in an online "robo-advisor"
Securing an order for sale over land and indemnity costs against a defaulting judgment debtor
My testimonials and accolades
“Thoughtful and knowledgeable.”
My recent publications
News / The last of the remaining debt recovery restrictions have been lifted
On 1 April 2022, the last of the remaining debt recovery restrictions were lifted, and the insolvency regime returned to its pre-pandemic position. This change is part of the general relaxation of coronavirus-related legislation of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, designed to protect companies impacted by the pandemic.