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Rich Lloyd, Partner

Rich Lloyd



French: Basic

Practice areas

  • Litigation and dispute management

Practice notes

Richard is a Partner in our litigation and dispute management practice group. He specialises in managing disputes for major domestic and international companies, with a focus on commercial contract and tortious disputes. Richard has particular expertise in managing disputes for energy and utilities sector clients and he is also a member of Eversheds' transport sector group.

His recent experience in the energy sector includes defending a client against a claim for liquidated damages due to the interruption of power at a CHP plant; defending a claim for breach of contract and defamation in the High Court in London; advising in relation to data security issues arising from a substantial procurement exercise; and acting for a client in relation to a major Ofgem investigation.

Richard's recent and ongoing experience outside of the energy sector includes defending an automotive client against a multi million pound claim for breach of contract in the Commercial Court in London.

Richard also has expertise in disputes arising from corporate transactions. For example, he recently defended a client against a claim for rescission of a share purchase agreement on the grounds of fraudulent misrepresentation. More generally, he has experience of disputes relating to breach of warranty, earn out and completion account disputes and claims relating to restrictive covenants, non solicitation, breach of confidentiality obligations and inducement to breach contract.