BLM has appointed Stuart Evans as Head of Commercial Litigation for London.
Previously a commercial litigation partner at DMH Stallard, Stuart has substantial experience in representing clients in major disputes in a wide number of sectors. These include contractual claims, intellectual property disputes, boardroom disputes, shareholder claims, partnership disputes, professional indemnity, insolvency, commercial fraud and international asset tracing, jurisdictional disputes and trade defamation disputes.
Rated in directories as a “superb litigator” with “fabulous tactical skills”, Stuart has over 30 years’ experience in commercial disputes both in the UK and overseas.
Matthew Harrington, senior partner at the firm, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Stuart Evans to the firm. His diverse experience will allow us to enhance and expand our existing commercial litigation services. Since joining BLM, the Commercial Advisory and Private Wealth team has built a strong reputation and successful client portfolio. We are looking forward to the year ahead and maximising opportunities with our full-service offering.”
Commenting on the appointment, head of Commercial Advisory and Private Wealth, Siri Siriwardene said: “The appointment of Stuart comes at a pivotal time for the team. Within 12 months, we’ve built BLM’s Commercial Advisory and Private Wealth practice from the ground up and with Stuart’s appointment; we are now in a position to offer a complete partner-led service in London. Stuart’s broad experience combined with his entrepreneurial spirit is in line with our team’s ethos and I look forward to seeing this approach benefit the firm in the long-term.”
BLM’s Commercial Advisory and Private Wealth business stream provides support to a range of national and international clients based primarily out of the firm’s London and Manchester offices, in key sectors including construction and property, healthcare, retail and leisure, TMT and public sector.