Guy Barr
Senior Associate Service areas: Resolving Personal Disputes, Commercial Litigation & Business Disputes

Having started his legal career in the Professions and Insurance team at Watson Burton in 2002, Guy qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and continued to act for insurance clients in the defence of claims against a wide range of insured professionals until his departure to join the litigation team at Square One Law in 2015.

Guy joined Gordon Brown Law Firm LLP in 2017 and was head of the dispute resolution team prior to his departure to join BHP in November 2020 as a senior associate based in our Darlington and Newcastle offices.

With over 14 years’ experience as a qualified solicitor, Guy has a varied dispute resolution caseload but specialises in commercial litigation matters on behalf of directors, shareholders and companies, contentious probate disputes and professional negligence claims. He also deals with general contractual disputes and debt recovery claims.

Guy has acted in the pursuit and defence of high value insurance coverage, construction and contentious probate claims and has taken numerous matters to mediation and to trial. He has experience of cases in the County and High Courts and, exceptionally, a coroner’s inquest.

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