Specialist in Charities & Social Enterprise, Entertainment and
Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Syd qualified as a solicitor in 2017, having gained experience primarily in civil litigation.
He has always had a passion for the charity and not-for-profit sector, and since joining Excello business Jayes Collier on qualification, has worked closely with the firm’s main charity clients, honing his skills on matters ranging from charities’ governance and procedures to their more general commercial and contractual affairs.
Alongside his charity practice Syd, is heavily involved with litigation work in addition to which he is quickly developing his own roster of clients from the entertainment industry, including songwriters and recording artists.
- Advising a large UK charity on its legal and business affairs generally and including advising on a tender for a ten million pound government contract
- Defending an international bank in relation to a multi-million pound fraud claim at the Court of Appeal
- Advising on a successful contested probate application and hearing in the Chancery Division
- Advising a senior head teacher in a high value employment claim against the local authority