Thomas Cumming

Business, Dispute Resolution

Title: Associate

Tel: 0191 226 3717

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Thomas is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution department at Sintons. He acts for businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals in a range of business and property disputes.

Thomas has developed a reputation for his sharp and pragmatic approach to disputes paired with meticulous preparation and effective negotiation skills.

Experience:

  • Retained the land and development opportunity for a defendant in a complex dispute with receivers and multiple interested parties following the breach of both a Joint Venture Agreement and an Option Agreement
  • Advised a professional Deputy in a without notice application for a freezing injunction; successfully obtaining the same
  • Struck Out a Claimants claim for damages when acting for property owners in defending an action for alleged nuisance and interference with a right of way
  • Advised an individual in commencing an Unfair Prejudice petition following a breach of a Shareholders Agreement
  • Represented an individual in a dispute with local developer following significant structural damage to their property.
  • Acted on behalf of an individual in their successful defence of a derivative action claim.

Outside of the office, Thomas will likely be found exploring the Northumberland coastline with the help of his Labrador, Henry, or following Formula One.


Key Practice Areas

  • Commercial Disputes