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Sam Pedley is a Partner in the Commercial Litigation Department having joined the firm in September 2007 as a Trainee Solicitor.
Areas of expertise:
Sam’s practice areas cover a broad range of commercial and civil litigation matters. He has experience in both prosecuting and defending breach of contract claims, Intellectual Property claims, claims amongst directors and shareholders, sales of goods, debt recovery, and professional negligence. He handles applications for interim measures and for urgent injunctive relief.
He recognises the benefits of alternative dispute resolution where appropriate and emphasises the need to work closely with clients in developing and maintaining a significant rapport, ensuring they receive clear, robust and pragmatic commercial advice.
Sam is winner of the Worcestershire Law Society Solicitor of the Year Award 2018.
Membership of professional bodies and organisations:
Legal 500 2018:
"Samuel Pedley, newly promoted to partner, ‘has that wonderful skill all good lawyers have where they can listen patiently to all the to and fro and white noise that surrounds the emotion of disputes, quickly getting to the point and presenting what is relevant’. He acted for The Thomas Blunt Partnership in a cross-border intellectual property dispute, and separately represented Butcher Woods as trustee in bankruptcy against a former director who attempted a transaction at under value to defraud creditors. Other clients include Midland Marketing, which Pedley represented in a contractual dispute against Colgate-Palmolive."
Chambers and Partners 2018 Ranked Lawyer – Up and Coming:
“Samuel Pedley 's practice areas include reputation management, shareholder disputes, breach of contract and negligence claims. He also regularly handles insolvency matters and applications for urgent injunctive relief. Sources appreciate how he "brings a huge degree of energy to the case," and underline his "very focused and commercial approach."
Sam attempts to keep a balance in life. He enjoys all sports but plays rugby for Dudley Kingswinford RFC and has represented the County in various age groups. His interest extends further to being a keen supporter of Worcester Warriors RFC. He also enjoys the occasional game of football, round of golf and attends the gym on a regular basis.