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Mark Goodwin ranked as leading litigation lawyer

Posted on October 26th, 2021

Mark Goodwin, founder and managing partner of Provenio Litigation LLP, has again been named as one of the leading business litigation lawyers in the UK.

Mark has been ranked in Band 1 of the 2022 Chambers UK Guide.

Chambers UK says:

Mark Goodwin is the firm’s managing partner and an experienced litigator who regularly handles major corporate disputes as well as those related to commercial contracts. He founded Provenio Litigation in 2019, having formerly been head of litigation at DLA Piper.

Promotions at Provenio Litigation LLP

Posted on October 5th, 2021

Provenio Litigation LLP has continued its expansion by promoting Hannah Catterall to Partner and Emma Charnock to Legal Director.

The firm has also been ranked in Tier 1 for commercial litigation in the newly released Legal 500.

Hannah Catterall has extensive experience advising a variety of clients including international corporations and high net worth individuals in respect of complex disputes. Previous and current cases include professional negligence, shareholder earn-out disputes, breach of contract claims including disputes concerning complex financial structures and technical construction disputes. She has worked with clients from a wide range of sectors including sports, hospitality, manufacturing, property development, utilities and aviation.

Hannah has worked on cases with multi-jurisdictional aspects alongside lawyers from different jurisdictions and assisted clients in developing strategy and achieving successful resolutions integral to the commercial success of their business. She is also accustomed to working alongside funders and insurers, supporting clients through the litigation process.

Emma Charnock has extensive experience advising clients in respect of complex high value commercial disputes across a wide range of sectors. Her practice covers a range of commercial disputes from professional negligence claims to breach of contract, as well as shareholder and partnership disputes.

Emma was previously seconded to the Information Commissioner’s Office where she was part of the Enforcement Team during the ICO’s investigation into the use of personal data and data analytics in political campaigns, which included the activities of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, and also spent time on secondment to the litigation team of a big four clearing bank. Emma is Chair of the Merseyside Young Professionals.
Commenting on the promotions, Mark Goodwin, Managing Partner at Provenio Litigation LLP said:

“Hannah and Emma are exceptional lawyers with a proven track record in high value business litigation. We are delighted to recognise and reward their outstanding contribution to our business.”
In ranking Provenio in Tier 1 for the second year in succession, The Legal 500 describes the firm as “one of the best conflict-free litigation boutiques and the heaviest hitter outside London”.

Provenio’s market-leading ranking is supported by a number of individual accolades.

Managing Partner, Mark Goodwin retains his place in The Legal 500’s Hall of Fame and is recognised as a Leading Individual, while Emma Charnock is recognised as a Rising Star.

Provenio has also been shortlisted for a two national awards – Disputes Boutique of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2021 and Boutique Law Firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2021 while Mark Goodwin has been shortlisted for Outstanding Lawyer of the Year at the Liverpool Law Society Legal Awards 2021.

Provenio shortlisted at The Lawyer Awards 2021

Posted on September 14th, 2021

Provenio Litigation LLP has been shortlisted for Disputes Boutique of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2021.

The Lawyer Awards are the leading awards initiative within the legal calendar and are unquestionably the largest celebration of legal excellence in Europe. Bringing together thousands of private practice lawyers and senior corporate counsel, the Awards reward best practice and celebrate excellence across the whole industry. The winners will be announced on 2 November 2021.

Provenio’s shortlisting at The Lawyer Awards 2021 follows on from the firm being shortlisted for Boutique Law Firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2021.

Judges for both awards have recognised the giant strides Provenio has made since its launch in 2019 – and particularly over the last 12 months. Under the guidance of founder and managing partner Mark Goodwin, Provenio has strengthened its position as a boutique business litigation practice specialising in high value and complex disputes. Highlights include attracting business litigation instructions with a combined value of £750 million and entering into a £50 million litigation funding agreement with global funder, Therium. Provenio has also strengthened its team with a range of senior appointments.

Commenting on the firm’s latest award shortlisting, Mark Goodwin said:

“To be shortlisted for Disputes Boutique of the Year at The Lawyer Awards is a significant achievement for the firm.

“When we launched Provenio in 2019, our vision was to create the premier business litigation practice outside London.

“To be shortlisted at two major industry awards is a hugely positive reflection on the progress we are making and the quality of our business.”

Provenio shortlisted for Boutique Law Firm of the Year Award

Posted on August 31st, 2021

Provenio Litigation LLP has been shortlisted for Boutique Law Firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2021.

The awards, now in their 12th year and hosted by Law.com International, are “the premier legal awards in the UK, representing the best of the best within the legal community”.

Provenio’s entry highlighted the giant strides the firm has made since its launch 2019 – and particularly over the last 12 months.

Under the guidance of founder and managing partner Mark Goodwin, Provenio has strengthened its position as a boutique business litigation practice specialising in high value and complex disputes. Highlights include attracting business litigation instructions with a combined value of £750 million and entering into a £50 million litigation funding agreement with global funder, Therium. Provenio has also strengthened its team with a range of senior appointments.

Commenting on the award shortlisting, Mark Goodwin said:

“We are thrilled to be shortlisted for Boutique Law Firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards.

“When we launched the firm in 2019, our vision was to create the premier business litigation practice outside London.

“To be shortlisted in this category at such an early stage in our development reflects the progress the firm has made. It’s a real credit to the whole team.”

The in-person awards ceremony will take place on 17 November 2021 at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

Provenio Litigation LLP appoints Head of Finance and Administration

Posted on August 26th, 2021

Provenio Litigation LLP has continued its expansion with the appointment of John Smith as Head of Finance and Administration.

John, who has extensive senior-level finance experience with publicly listed and private companies, joins Provenio Litigation LLP from SIP Building Systems Ltd, where he was FD.

Commenting on his decision to join Provenio Litigation LLP, John Smith said: “Provenio is an exciting business with huge potential.

“The firm plays to its strengths as a business litigation practice specialising in high value and complex disputes and is well placed to realise a range of growth opportunities. It’s an exciting time to come on board.”

Said Mark Goodwin, founder and managing partner at Provenio Litigation LLP: “John is an outstanding finance professional who is well known to our team as a former client of over 20 years. His input will be of huge benefit as we continue to drive the business forward.”

Since its launch in 2019, Provenio Litigation LLP has made giant strides.

Advising on high-value, national and international commercial disputes, the firm has attracted business litigation instructions with a combined value in excess of £750 million.

Last year, Provenio also launched a £50m fund in partnership with leading global litigation funder Therium to finance high-value claims.

Recent senior level appointments include former Exchange Chambers CEO Tom Handley as a Director of the business and former DLA Piper head of litigation and regulatory, David Gray as a consultant.

The firm’s progress has also been recognised by the independent legal directories. Provenio is ranked in Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation: Liverpool in the Legal 500.

Covid-19 Business Interruption claims – important update for policyholders

Posted on July 28th, 2021

As you may be aware, Provenio Litigation LLP is preparing to act on behalf of policyholders, with the requisite cover, claiming Covid-19 related business interruption pay-outs from insurers.
This is being funded by global litigation funder, Therium. As a result, there are no upfront costs for businesses bringing a claim.

Provenio Litigation LLP has now reviewed hundreds of policies with a large number of insurers.

As a result, we are in a position to advise businesses on which policies are likely to respond to Covid-19 business interruption claims (subject to individual circumstances).

For further information or to register your interest please contact us.

(This action is being run on a No Win, No Fee basis – this means that you will not be charged any money up front in order to process your claim. If your case is successful, you will pay Provenio an agreed amount of your compensation. You will only need to pay a fee if we work on your case and you do not continue to completion. Further information will be provided before engagement.)

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Provenio Litigation LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with
registration number OC421348.
It is authorised and regulated by Solicitors Regulation Authority with SRA number 649008.
A list of members is open for inspection at its registered office above.
Partner denotes member of a limited liability partnership.
Notice: the firm does not accept service by email of court proceedings other processes or formal notices of any
kind without specific prior written agreement.
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