Steve Dunseath


Steve is a Partner in Trowers & Hamlins' Dispute Resolution and Litigation team and specialises in commercial dispute resolution.  He has very wide experience of resolving disputes for clients operating in both the private and public sectors. 

He has extensive experience of High Court litigation, Court of Appeal proceedings and International Arbitration. He is known for his pragmatic and commercial approach and has resolved many disputes by way of mediation and without prejudice negotiations.

Examples of the cases in which Steve has recently been involved include commercial contract disputes, breach of confidence/post termination restrictions and injunction matters (including worldwide freezing injunctions), civil fraud, corporate transaction disputes and reputation management and media cases.

Steve has been ranked for many years in both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 and has been recognised as being "pragmatic and business focused"; "thorough, relentless and strategic"; "an excellent litigator" who "always gives clear and concise advice"; and "a very experienced commercial litigator with strong tactical awareness". He has been ranked in Chambers and Partners as a National Leader in Litigation (Band 1).

"Steve quickly grasps the details and provides a clear assessment of the situation and possible ways forward."

Chambers and Partners, 2024

"Steve Dunseath is a superb litigator; he has the interests of his clients at heart; he is an excellent strategist and has a firm grasp of the law.  A huge pleasure to work with".  

Legal 500, 2024  
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