Richard Dawson-Gerrard

Richard Dawson-Gerrard


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What can Richard do for you?

Richard's focus is on a strategic approach and a strong sector knowledge. He is a specialist in boardroom disputes, warranty claims and contractual problem.

Richard deals with reputation management issues for high profile individuals and entities.

 Richard is part of our leading food and agribusiness sector and is a GSCOP expert. He also has extensive experience in family-owned businesses.

Supporting your ambitions

Richard  resolved a complex dispute for a multi-national food distributor covering misuse of confidential information, conspiracy, alleged breaches of the Competition Act and breach of contract.

Richard secured a tenacious victory for a multi-national drugs company, Phoenix, in relation to a high profile line of case law saving it millions of pounds. Phoenix Healthcare Distribution Ltd vs Woodward (2018).

Richard acted for a well known Higher Education institution in relation to the handling of a sensitive and extensively publicised reputational issue.

Richard has worked to prevent on short notice many articles appearing relationing to serious reputational matters.

What do others say?

Legal 500 "Team Head Richard Dawson-Gerrard is very intelligent, client focused, and tactically astute; he takes a realistic line but fights the client's corner."

What else should you know?

Richard's family were historically butchers and market gardeners and his family owns and runs a large ready-meal manufacturing business and so he has a strong grounding and experience in the food and agribusiness sector.

Richard is a keen collector of cars and motorbikes, has spent many years racing them and rebuilding them.


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