"I have worked with Graham for many years in all aspects of insolvency work. His advice is always commercial and to the point."
(Philip Lyon (Partner), Mazars LLP)
Graham joined the firm upon qualification in 1987 and has been a partner since 1991. He is head of both the Commercial Litigation department and the Insolvency unit in Nottingham and is a leading litigation and insolvency lawyer.
One of our most experienced commercial litigators, dealing on a regular basis with high value High Court cases with Court of Appeal experience as well, Graham undertakes all high valued disputes and is regarded as the go to person by clients and contacts.
Graham’s restructuring and insolvency practice is substantial. He has experience of all manner of insolvencies, dealing on a national and international basis. His portfolio of clients established over the last 33 years is extensive. In terms of the scope of his industry expertise, because of the depth of his experience, he has established expertise in most areas ranging from logistics, medical, retail, utilities, healthcare, hospitality and leisure, financial services etc.
Graham is commercial, approachable and incisive. Graham is always happy to talk matters through by phone and look at any opportunity to assist clients.
Graham is listed as a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 (2022 edition).
- Settled a complex £26 million claim against a major insurance company involving mediation before Lord Woolf.
- Defending a multi-million pound claim arising out of indemnities provided in respect of the sale of a high value business.
- Acting on behalf of Joint Administrators during the administration of a business providing NHS services.
- Extensive Insolvency Practitioner and accountant client base including FRP Advisory LLP, Deloitte LLP, Mazars LLP and Versant Associates LLP.
- Acting for a company in a professional negligence claim against its accountants for damages in excess of £1 million.
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“I have worked with Graham for many years in all aspects of insolvency work. His advice is always commercial and to the point.”(Philip Lyon, Partner, Mazars LLP)
“Graham possesses a wealth of knowledge of the insolvency practice area and he is always committed to providing accurate and effective legal advice in a timely manner.”(Chris Stirland, Partner, FRP Advisory LLP)
“Having worked with Graham for a number of years, I can always rely on Graham to consider every aspect of a legal issue and provide strategic, well-reasoned and commercially focused advice. Graham also has an open and approachable demeanour that makes working closely with him an enjoyable experience.”(Rohit Khandhia, Partner, Versant Associates LLP)
The Legal 500, 2000 comments “The Nottingham team is led by Graham Greenfield, who has been a partner since 1991, and who handles a wide range of commercial (including professional negligence) and financial cases. Greenfield, whose ‘leadership skills and work ethic are second to none’, also heads up the insolvency practice in Nottingham, and insolvency litigation is another pillar of his work.” A client add that “The team has a very human approach; you are far from just a number and you can tell it invests time in truly understanding the individual situation. Graham Greenfield is empathetic and supportive.”(The Legal 500, 2020)
“Graham Greenfield takes a traditional supervisory role of the cases and is extremely good at making high-level strategic decisions. He always has an eye on the bigger picture and can bring the room back to reality in a mediation when all others are lost in the detail”. Another client commented “Graham Greenfield is an absolute gentleman and always puts the client first.”(The Legal 500, 2020)
“Graham Greenfield is extremely helpful and engaged.” He’s noted for this “Good tactical mind”.(The Legal 500, 2021)
“… extremely thorough, knowledgably, brings solutions to the table and very good people skills especially in potentially confrontational scenarios. Can bring clients at ease very quickly.”(The Legal 500, 2022)
“Graham Greenfield is an awesome individual who offers calm, reassuring, pragmatic advice in any situation. His wealth of experience is extremely impressive and he uses it to the full advantage, ensuring the client gets the best possible service. Graham is now a highly valued member of our wider leadership team.”(The Legal 500, 2022)
“Graham Greenfield: hugely experienced, tactically really astute, brilliant at getting the best outcomes and deals for his clients.”(The Legal 500, 2022)
“Graham Greenfield is the managing partner who provides an exceptional level of service and who oversees the busy team seamlessly.”(The Legal 500, 2022)
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