Graeme Wood is a senior and experienced Barrister with a reputation as a highly effective advocate.
His expertise is in contract (commercial and consumer), commercial and business law, equitable claims and disputes, common law including professional and non-professional negligence and cross border law and practice including EU Law. He provides representation, drafting and advocacy in these areas. He has extensive advocacy experience before UK courts and Tribunals. He combines a high level of forensic skill and attention to detail with an ability to effectively analyse and communicate complex legal problems
He has 35 years’ PQE which included training in a leading commercial set in London and experience working with one of Spain's leading commercial firms in Barcelona. He has been involved in cases at all levels in the civil court system including landmark decisions such as Leigh & Sillivan v Aliakmon Shipping, a leading authority on pure economic loss in tort.
Graeme is available to provide his services to solicitors and law firms on an instructed or consultancy basis. He understands the needs and expectations of clients in his areas of specialism. He also represents limited companies and partnerships on a retained or ad hoc basis. He has full rights of audience in all courts in England and Wales. He has provided specialist seminars to both barristers and solicitors in his areas of specialism and is highly regarded as a speaker.
Specialist areas of practice include:
- Commercial, business and contract law
- Chancery and Equity
- Civil Procedure
- Common law
- Civil commercial cross border claims
- Enforcing foreign judgments and other orders
- Travel and holiday claims
Graeme is Associate Professor of European Civil and Commercial Litigation at the University of Notre Dame.