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Hayley Evans

Head of Professional Disputes, General Counsel & Risk

Hayley is the Head of Professional Disputes, General Counsel & Risk.



Based in London, Hayley is general commercial litigator with particular expertise in partnership matters and professional negligence.  Hayley is experienced in advising on all forms of dispute resolution including High Court litigation, regulatory proceedings, arbitration and mediation.  She advises the firm on its liabilities to clients and others in the course of its professional business.

Hayley has acted for clients in matters including:

  • acting for a partnership regarding the departure of a partner and handling proceedings for breach of duty of good faith and breach of restrictive covenants
  • advising an LLP on the age discrimination regulations with respect to its LLP agreement and its dealings with its members
  • acting for Virgin Group in its successful defence of a claim by T-Mobile concerning their joint venture, Virgin Mobile
  • acting for a partner regarding her position at a "Magic Circle" law firm, including the powers of forced retirement and claims of sex discrimination



Hayley is a member of the Association of Partnership Practitioners.

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