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Lee Xavier


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Lee is an Senior Solicitor at Taylor Law, excelling in the fields of commercial litigation and
employment disputes over the past 25 years.

In addition to his litigation prowess, Lee holds the distinction of being a certified mediator through
the esteemed ADR Group, underscoring his commitment to achieving constructive resolutions even
in the most complex conflicts.

Lee's journey has seen him flourish as a Partner within select litigation practices situated in the heart
of London's financial district. This rich experience resonates throughout his cases, which
predominantly are heard in the High Court, a testament to the magnitude and complexity of the
cases he deftly handles. His legal acumen has been instrumental in cases that have garnered
significant attention and subsequently made their way into legal reports.

His involvement has spanned a diverse array of cases, ranging from intricate multi-million-pound
claims against sovereign states to the retrieval of substantial sums, amounting to several hundred
thousand pounds, that were misappropriated from a charitable organization due to a director's
gambling addiction.

In his most recent endeavours, Lee's focus has honed in on multi-million-pound civil fraud claims,
with a keen focus on engagements within the gambling industry. While often advocating for
claimants, Lee draws immense satisfaction from the age-old narrative of "David v Goliath," and this
sentiment has led to a steadfast loyalty from his clientele.

His paramount concern is consistently attaining optimal outcomes for his clients. Lee champions
transparent communication, fostering an open dialogue that ensures clients remain fully informed
about their legal standing and prospects. This hallmark approach underscores Lee's commitment to
not just the legal intricacies, but also the tangible impact his work has on his clients' lives.

Insolvency – Stein v Blake (1995) UKHL 11
the effect of automatic set off in bankruptcy and power of Trustee to assign rights in action

Trust – Murphy’s Will Trust (1998) ChD
Where a claimant could show that he might have an interest under a discretionary trust

Personal Injury – McNallen v Commerzbank 2004
Trader dismissed for allegedly leaving her position open. Reached confidential settlement. As a
result of this claim acted for several more traders in similar claims.

Commercial Litigation – Attorney General of Zambia v Meer Care Desai &; Ors – EWCA/CIV.2006/390
Sovereign state sued in the UK courts. 5 month trial held in the UK and Zambia. Lee represented the
former Zambian Ambassador to the USA in corruption trial involving former president.

Commercial Litigation – Gresport Finance Ltd v Battaglia (2015) EWHC 2709
No security for costs ordered as defendant failed to attend mediation.

Commercial Litigation – Gresport Finance Ltd v Battaglia (2018) EWCA CIV 540

Claimant relied on S,21 &; 32 of the Limitation Act. Fraud and breach of trust.

Commercial Litigation – Acute Properties v Aposotolou 2013 EWHC 200

Commercial Litigation – Birmingham Dogs Home v Betfair (2017)
Lee represented the home in the recovery of all money stolen and gambled by a former Director of
the charity.

Commercial Litigation – The Cake Decorating Company v Betway (2018)

Acted successfully for the business in the recovery of all money stolen and gambled by a former

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