Winner of the Rising Star award at the 2016 Yorkshire Legal Awards, Frances is experienced in dealing with banking and financial services disputes and professional negligence claims for lending institutions. She has also acted on Judicial Review matters and a number of complex commercial disputes.

Highlights include:

  • Acting on a professional negligence claim against one firm of solicitors for lender client with potential value of just under £2m. Involved an urgent project review of over 100 potential claims arising out of Buy to Let transactions
  • acting on a judicial review claim regarding the decision to reinter the remains of King Richard III in Leicester
  • acting on a case involving a complex, multi-million pound fraud by a client’s employee. Involved multiple urgent applications for assets to be frozen and properties to be searched