Emyr Kerfoot

Partner in Commercial Contracts, Dispute Resolution
& Commercial Litigation and Insolvency & Corporate Recovery

+44 (0)845 257 9449

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Emyr Kerfoot trained with Pinsent Masons in Leeds and qualified in 2004. He acts for a broad range of clients including large companies, owner-managed businesses, as well as individual clients.

Emyr has advised both national and international clients across a broad spectrum of industries and sectors.  He always adopts a pragmatic and commercial approach and is experienced at helping clients solve their problems and resolve their disputes.  His specialist areas are:

  • Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Partnership and shareholder/director disputes
  • Injunctive Relief
  • Commercial Law & Contractual Matters
  • Corporate and Personal Insolvency

Emyr advises clients across a wide variety of matters, including shareholder and partnership disputes, general contractual, commercial and property disputes, and also professional negligence matters.  In addition, Emyr regularly advises on insolvency matters, both corporate and personal. He has extensive experience of conditional fee agreements, and the funding of litigation generally.

He is listed, along with team member Alex Collett, in the Legal 500 2023 directory, with comments including:

‘The team is very responsive going way beyond a normal 9 to 5 basis. They provide a high level of personal service and always strive to do their very best. The fact that there are two lead partners is an advantage as if necessary each can provide cover in the absence of the other.’

‘Emyr Kerfoot is a stand-out partner in his ability to be extremely responsive and practical with the client’s best interests at heart.’

‘Excello are a diverse team. A strength of the firm is the ability of individual solicitors to access the expert knowledge of fellow colleagues to acquire answers to questions in a timely manner.’

‘Emyr Kerfoot – a tenacious and hard-fighting commercial litigator.’

A fluent Welsh speaker, Emyr lives in Chester with his wife and three daughters. He loves travel, spicy food, cinema and music, and also enjoys a variety of sporting activities including cycling, tennis and hill walking.

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