Lisa Walmisley


Sport

Manchester

36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082

Leeds

5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123

Birmingham

Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Harry Young
Rory Davis


Sport

Most of the work undertaken by Lisa in this area is protected by the cloak of confidentiality provided by Arbitration. She has recently represented a football agent in a claim brought by a former client for breach of trust and a secret profit. She has represented premiership footballers in claims against their current and former agents. She has also represented football clubs in disputes with their players and other employees and has represented employees in contractual claims against football clubs.

Significant Reported Cases

McGill v Sports Entertainment and Media Group Limited [2014] EWHC 3000


 

"She's ferocious in court. When she gets the bit between her teeth she really dishes it out to the other side."

Chambers UK

Profile

Lisa practises in all aspects of commercial law.  She has wide ranging experience in insolvency law in particular and has represented Office Holders as well as Respondents in all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency.

Lisa has significant experience in all company and partnership matters in particular she has been instructed in several large scale fraud matters including claims arising out of a breach of trust.  She regularly appears in the High Court to obtain all forms of injunctive relief including without notice freezing and search and seizure Orders.

Lisa regular appears in matters related to sports law including contractual and commercial disputes and disciplinary matters.

Year of Call: 2000

 
Areas of Expertise
  • Banking and Finance
  • Civil Fraud
  • Company
  • Dispute resolution
  • Insolvency
  • Partnership and trusts
  • Sport

Memberships

Northern Chancery Bar Association

Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

British Irish Commercial Bar Association

Chancery Bar Association

Qualifications

LLB (Hons) University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, 2:1

Nottingham Law School

 

Recommendations

Chambers UK 2018

"She achieves positive results and her advice is very thorough." "She is an approachable, responsive and commercial barrister."

Legal 500 2018

‘Robust, direct and good with clients.’

Legal 500 2017

'A very assured and combative advocate.'

Chambers UK 2017

"She is friendly, knowledgeable and a strong advocate in court."

Chambers UK 2016

"She's ferocious in court. When she gets the bit between her teeth she really dishes it out to the other side."

Chambers and Partners 2011-2015 Insolvency

Legal 500 2014-2015 Commercial Dispute Resolution and Insolvency

Chambers UK Logo 2018

 

 

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