Frances is a Solicitor in Kennedys Manchester office within the Commercial Division. She qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2012.
Frances specialises in commercial litigation acting for business, directors, partners and other professionals on contentious matters in a wide variety of commercial disputes with particular experience in claims for breach of contract, shareholder and company disputes, professional negligence and complex financial litigation.
- Acted for the Claimants in one of the leading cases in the High Court regarding the alleged mis-selling of an Interest Rate Hedging Product.
- Negotiated large scale settlements for several companies and high net worth individuals in respect of claims against Banks for mis-selling of various financial products and alleged liability under personal guarantees.
- Successfully obtained an injunction against a former Director of a Leading Construction Recruitment/Personnel Agency for misuse of company confidential information and data.
- Acting for a leading energy supplier in the North West in relation to claims against several named individuals for inducement to breach contracts.
Successfully negotiated settlement in a complex shareholder dispute involving a large family-owned PLC.
Areas of law
Breach of contract