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Who We Are2019-03-29T11:19:37+00:00

THE HEMINGWAYS TEAM

Our leading lawyers have a track record of success at major law firms. We have the expertise of a large firm and teams who handle high-value disputes and transactions.

IAN HEMINGWAY

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Ian is the managing director of Hemingways. He is a commercial litigator with a considerable track record, including a number of reported cases in the High Court and Court of Appeal, and numerous high value disputes.  Ian has a particular specialism in defamation law, and has dealt with a large number of high profile cases.

CHRIS KING

DIRECTOR

Chris is a director at Hemingways. He is a corporate solicitor with extensive experience of corporate and commercial transactional work, including corporate M&A, MBIs, MBOs restructurings, demergers, private equity, banking and finance transactions.

NIGEL HYDER

PARTNER

Nigel is a partner at Hemingways. Nigel has extensive experience solving a wide range of commercial and property disputes and also advises insolvency practitioners in relation to a wide range of issues and disputes.

CLARE FOSTER

ASSOCIATE

Clare is an associate legal executive at Hemingways. Clare is a commercial litigator who also handles property related disputes and has considerable experience in defamation law.

RONA MARKLAND

SOLICITOR

Rona is a solicitor who specialises in commercial property. Rona has expertise across a wide variety of high-value property transactions.

PAUL JAMES

SOLICITOR

Paul qualified as a solicitor in 1985. Paul has a wealth of knowledge and experience in private client work, specialising in will writing, probate, administration of estates and lasting power of attorney work.

SHELLEY WHYMAN

LEGAL EXECUTIVE

Shelley is a legal executive in our litigation department. Shelley has more than 10 years’ experience of commercial and property litigation, specialising in contract disputes.

NAIMA BIBI

SOLICITOR

Naima is a solicitor who trained at Hemingways and qualified in 2016. Naima specialises in high-value litigation.

JAMES CLARKE

SOLICITOR

James is a solicitor who qualified in 2017. He works in our commercial litigation and corporate and commercial teams, dealing with a wide variety of matters.

SHAZIA KARIM

TRAINEE SOLICITOR

Shazia is a trainee solicitor who assists both our commercial litigation and corporate and commercial departments.

We use the word “partner” to refer to an employee or consultant of equivalent status. No reference to a “partner” implies any partnership under the Partnership Act 1890.