Ex-Clifford Probability barrister has constructed the right firm for claimants.
LONDON – New authorized and advisory companies agency Velitor Legislation formally launches in London this week, based by Seamus Andrew, one of many UK’s main litigators. The agency’s mission is to construct a vacation spot boutique observe for claimants and Seamus, a former barrister, Clifford Probability alumnus and founding father of legislation agency SCA Ontier, desires to ship a top-quality, conflict-free service to an more and more discerning, worldwide crowd.
Velitor has been designed to slot in with evolving, post-pandemic fashions of authorized service supply and the evolving wants of claimants the place agility and flexibly rely for every part. It’s set as much as collaborate with main consultants within the disputes universe, from seasoned investigators and repute specialists to essentially the most important litigation funders and advisors. As increasingly more improvements make their means into the courtroom, the agency is dedicated to taking advantage of each technological growth which may present even the slightest benefit to its purchasers.
With legislation agency launches at a report excessive, the London market is more and more being led by top-end, area of interest practices. Andrew’s imaginative and prescient is a world the place the boutique is confirmed to function simply as successfully as the worldwide elite, and for him, observe focus is the last word differentiator.
Andrew feedback: “The agency has a singular give attention to claimants which provides us an actual sense of function, backed by a stage of expertise of dealing with high-profile instances that’s second to none. We expect there’s room right here to liberate our purchasers from the complexities of the massive industrial instances and lower to the chase. We goal to be the selection for companies who’re conflicted due to their measurement, however have to guarantee that their purchasers are sorted. With us you get the highly-crafted counsel of a boutique. At our coronary heart, we’re considering imposing rights, with dedication and resilience.”
Andrew additionally sees Velitor as a refreshingly totally different angle to disputes, dismissing may over matter: “It is a market dominated by sabre-rattling. We all know that being efficient in a dispute is extra nuanced. Compelling considering, moderately than brute power, mixed with dose of emotional intelligence, could make all of the distinction. I’ve all the time felt that litigation isn’t an on/off change. It’s about all stability.”
Because the agency hopes to achieve post-pandemic momentum this yr, Andrew thinks it won’t solely appeal to purchasers in search of a extra intimate and attentive service but in addition legal professionals in search of a extra targeted platform for his or her practices.
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NOTE TO EDITORS //Seamus Andrew is a industrial litigator specialising in worldwide litigation and arbitration having practised on the English bar, with SCA Ontier, Clifford Probability and Walkers. He’s licensed to seem as an advocate in all English courts and has expertise in any respect ranges of civil tribunal within the UK, the BVI and the Cayman Islands, and is admitted to practise as a solicitor and a barrister to the Jap Caribbean Supreme Courtroom within the Territory of the Virgin Islands. Seamus has in depth expertise of economic companies disputes and, specifically, hedge fund disputes, and has supplied skilled proof in hedge fund litigation to Federal Courts within the Southern District of Manhattan and in Philadelphia. Seamus additionally has expertise of litigating disputes referring to transport, mental property and trusts, and has spoken extensively at conferences on the topics of belief litigation and anti-money laundering legal guidelines. Seamus is ranked as a Main Particular person for Industrial Litigation in ‘The Authorized 500’.