Our Partners

  • Adrian Jaggard
    Adrian Jaggard

    Adrian is a solicitor and founding Partner of Taylor Rose TTKW. Adrian holds a Masters Degree in law and business and has management oversight over several Taylor Rose TTKW departments, working with the heads of department to develop and deliver business strategy.

    Adrian is one of the foremost members of the civil and costs litigation industry, and often works closely with national insurers and compensators to establish their claims strategy.

    Adrian supports and advises the Ministry of Justice, Civil Justice Council and the Association of British Insurers in the development of new civil legislation. Adrian is also currently appointed to the CJC Costs Committee and the CJC Court Fees Panel.

  • Antony Jaggard
    Antony Jaggard

    As a solicitor with over 10 years’ experience in costs litigation and a co-founder of Jaggards, Antony is one of our most talented, valuable and diverse partners.

    Antony currently oversees multiple divisions of Taylor Rose TTKW, in particular the residential conveyancing department and has been responsible for Taylor Rose TTKW's success in the property industry. This includes the firm’s shortlisting for the Conveyancer of the Year award.

    Taking a keen interest and playing an important role in marketing and business development, Antony is dedicated to the continued expansion and development of Taylor Rose TTKW.

    With a multitude of accreditation's and personal key industry figure recommendations behind him, Antony is a driving force behind Taylor Rose TTKW.

  • Nick Scutt
    Nick Scutt

    Since qualification as a solicitor in 1987 following a Nottingham University law degree and completing his training with a Leicester firm close to his roots, Nick has remained in private practice throughout, helping a diverse and loyal client base including investors, private or corporate developers and occupiers and often their pension or other trust schemes within the property / real estate sector.

    Handling and therefore understanding transactions from both sides of the fence, or that of the occasional third party, Nick has serial experience of site acquisition and disposal, commercial landlord & tenant work, insolvency issues, planning and other infrastructure agreements, joint ventures, options, claw-backs and secured lending. The statutory rights of long leasehold flat owners and the competing agenda of their landlord is another challenge that Nick enjoys.

    Managing parties’ expectations with due attention, discretion and a wealth of technical knowledge continues to win Nick and Taylor Rose TTKW recommendations from all points of the compass.

  • Matthew Hoe
    Matthew Hoe

    Matthew is the Director of Litigation and Dispute Resolution and the head of the costs department. He is a well-known and respected practitioner in the field.

    Matthew was educated at Spalding Grammar School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he read English. He is a solicitor with higher rights of audience for advocacy in civil proceedings. Matthew has specialised in legal costs for over ten years. He has acted in more than a hundred costs appeals, with considerable success. His reported cases include: Kilby v Gawith [2009] 1 WLR 853; Dockerill & Healey v Tullett [2012] 1 WLR 2092; Costin v Merron [2013] 3 Costs LR 391; Tasleem v Beverley [2014] 4 Costs LO 551. He is the author of 'A Practical Guide to Costs in Personal Injury Cases'.

    Unusually in this field, Matthew does much of his own drafting. He maintains the department’s precedents. He is known affectionately as the ‘Oracle’, because of his retention of knowledge of costs law. Matthew’s role requires also keeping track of the latest legal developments as well as leading them. He advises clients on emerging trends and meets with them regularly to help shape and achieve the agenda for long term aims.

    Matthew is a member of the Costs Sector Focus Team with the industry body FOIL.

  • David Cooper
    David Cooper

    David Cooper is well known and widely respected. He is knowledgeable on a diverse range of legal topics, and often shares over 33 years' experience in law at seminars and conferences across the UK.

    David is a Chartered legal Executive. He is also a Costs Lawyer and has a particular specialism in commercial litigation.

    He has an enviable variety of interesting civil litigation experiences which has allowed him the opportunity to work on cases involving other jurisdictions including Jersey, France, USA, The Bahamas and Hong Kong.

    David has oversight of civil litigation, commercial litigation and costs budgeting work. In his own practice he specialises in very complex civil litigation cases. He is one of our principal advocates.

  • Luke Hutchings
    Luke Hutchings

    Luke is a Partner of Taylor Rose TTKW and the head of our employment department and has years of experience in a variety of employment cases. Instructed in both employee and employer cases, Luke has a particular flair for employment law that comes from working both sides of the fence.

  • Simon Banfield
    Simon Banfield

    Simon is one of the Taylor Rose TTKW Directors and advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters with particular emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, investments and disposals.

    He leads a commercial team which works across a number of industry sectors, including publishing, technology, recruitment and the leisure sectors. In addition, Simon provides general corporate and commercial advice to corporate and individual clients on matters such as joint ventures, employee share schemes, shareholders agreements, corporate reorganisations and equity fundraising.

  • John Bryant
    John Bryant

    John is a partner in the firm’s corporate and commercial department. He specialises in acquisitions and IT based joint ventures. He also deals with: group reorganisations and restructurings; advising on all legal issues relating to private limited companies, including director’s duties and shareholder agreements; share buy-backs; and start-ups.

  • Louisa Copsey
    Louisa Copsey

    Louisa is a partner in the firm’s corporate and commercial department. She undertakes a range of commercial work from advising on acquisitions and disposals and group restructures to employee share schemes, terms of business and business start-ups.

    Louisa also advises a range of corporate and individual clients on various employment law matters. Her work includes dealing with employment issues arising out of corporate transactions, the hiring and firing of employees (including compromise agreements) and giving pragmatic advice on the many employer/employee disputes that can arise.

  • Paul Davis
    Paul Davis

    Paul is a Director of Taylor Rose TTKW. He specialises in private and commercial property transactions, and in particular: development transactions including site assembly; contracts conditional upon planning, letting and funding; profit share and property finance.

    Paul has been the driving force behind developing a large and impressive list of clients. His personable approach has resulted in him forming close relationships with many of the firm’s clients and continues to be the reason they remain and return again and again.

  • Raj Panesar
    Raj Panesar

    Raj is a partner in the firm’s property department. He specialises in all residential property matters, and in particular he has vast experience of dealing with landlord and tenant matters such as:

    • Freehold acquisitions by leaseholders
    • Lease extensions
    • Lease variations

    Raj is also responsible for supervising a variety of fee-earning staff in our lender services department, and his clients include some of the UK’s leading financial institutions and property businesses.

  • David Pearce
    David Pearce

    David specialises in wills and tax planning for a variety of clients dealing in particular with tax and asset management for all types of trusts. He also deals with all aspects of probate having administered numerous high value estates.

    Through his extensive experience and knowledge of all these areas, David has managed to build up a large following of private clients who have been with Taylor Rose TTKW for many years.

  • Elizabeth Thomas
    Elizabeth Thomas

    Liz manages the firm’s secured debt recoveries team, acting on behalf of our lender clients. She has many years of experience in this area and is well known in the industry for her practical approach and attention to detail.

    She has a particular interest in treating customers fairly, its application, monitoring its impact on borrowers and advising lenders in the development of both their and our policies.

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