Practice Summary

Glenn’s core practice is based upon litigation and arbitration involving:-

  • Professional Negligence
  • Chancery and Commercial
  • Insurance disputes
  • Company and Insolvency cases
  • Property law with a particular emphasis on security issues and agricultural matters
  • Contentious trust problems
  • Elder law including COP, property and finance and health and welfare
  • Wills, probate and the administration of estates

Glenn’s initial years of practice were spent at the criminal defence Bar and then as a member of Chancery chambers in Lincoln’s Inn

Glenn is highly regarded for his expertise and knowledge of the defence of professional negligence claims, primarily against barristers and solicitors, where his reported cases include:-

  • Bristol and West Building Society-v-Mothew [1998] Ch., 1 (leading authority on fiduciary duty and breach of trust claims)
  • Wilks-v-Perkins Mainman [2005] EWCA Civ 738 (alleged negligence in the context of a contested minority shareholder dispute)
  • Various Angelgate Claimants-v-Key Manchester Limited [2021] PNLR., 413 (multiple claims against solicitors arising out of fractional ownership development schemes; contested application to add collective investment scheme FSMA claims)

And extending to claims arising out of high value personal injury and clinical negligence claims, for example:-

  • Miller-v-Garton Shires [2007] RTR., 285 (approach to be adopted on summary judgment application made in the context of an allegation of under settlement of a catastrophic road traffic accident claim)
  • Dunhill-v-(1) W Brook and Co (2) Justin Crossley [2018] EWCA Civ 505 (allegations of breach of duty in the compromise of a complex brain injury claim)

Glenn's professional indemnity experience includes disputes arising out of the conduct of criminal litigation, including proceeds of crime and asset seizure cases, claims generated by family dispute resolution matters, and very broad spectrum of commercial and contractual cases, contentious and non contentious. Glenn is also instructed in claims against surveyors, architects, insurance brokers and a range of modern professional advisors. In addition to his core practice fields, Glenn has experience of and familiarity with:-

  • Ecclesiastical disputes, relating to both faculty and disciplinary matters
  • Regulatory proceedings against, in particular, lawyers
  • As a member of the New York State Bar, cases which raise US issues
  • As a member of www.adminlaw.org.uk, a broad range of proceedings heard by the Administrative Court

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