Stuart specialises in resolving commercial and professional negligence disputes for commercial clients as well as a number of high net worth private individuals.
Stuart has particular expertise in product liability disputes and cases involving production line equipment. In addition, he has considerable experience of a broad range of disputes involving suppliers, purchasers, directors, shareholders, partnerships, professionals, financial institutions, agencies and distributors. He is an experienced practitioner in cases involving the Commercial and Technology and Construction Courts and the Court of Appeal. He is also an active participant in mediation and has referred many cases to this form of ADR.
His expertise in professional negligence has seen him involved in numerous solicitors interventions and providing advice and assistance on a wide variety of professional, conduct and regulatory issues. He has sat on the ethics committee of a major university in the North West and currently sits on the research ethics committee of Oxford University. He continues to advise both private and commercial clients on cases involving the whole spectrum of negligent advice by professionals.
Stuart has gained a reputation in the specialised gun trade sector and his work involves him dealing with members of the gun trade both in the UK and abroad.
Stuart is a member of the Equine and Animal Lawyers Association in which capacity he assists as part of the Association’s Editorial board. He is also a member of the British Association of Shooting and Conservation and was a founding member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association. Stuart is a regular contributor to a variety of magazines in the retail and gun trade sectors.