Abbie is an Associate in our commercial disputes team. Her aim is to provide a pragmatic and cost-effective solution for clients which recognises the client’s commercial drivers.

Abbie has experience in complex UK High Court and cross-jurisdictional litigation. She also recognises the importance of alternative dispute resolution and has completed, and taken a leading role in, several successful mediations both virtually and in person concerning a range of issues.

Her general commercial litigation practice has been varied and involves acting for a range of clients including public and private companies, shareholders, company directors, insolvency practitioners and high net worth individuals. Abbie also has experience in contentious trusts and estates disputes, including offshore trusts, acting for both trustees and beneficiaries.

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Abbie is an Associate in our commercial disputes team. Her aim is to provide a pragmatic and cost-effective solution for clients which recognises the client’s commercial drivers.

Abbie has experience in complex UK High Court and cross-jurisdictional litigation. She also recognises the importance of alternative dispute resolution and has completed, and taken a leading role in, several successful mediations both virtually and in person concerning a range of issues.

Her general commercial litigation practice has been varied and involves acting for a range of clients including public and private companies, shareholders, company directors, insolvency practitioners and high net worth individuals. Abbie also has experience in contentious trusts and estates disputes, including offshore trusts, acting for both trustees and beneficiaries.

Work highlights

  • Working as part of the global counsel team on several cross-jurisdictional civil litigation claims, comprising proceedings in the UK, Singapore, and Guernsey amongst others. The litigation concerned applications to wind up trust structures in offshore jurisdictions and various claims against the Trustee for breach of duty.
  • Achieving a multi-million-pound settlement for a statutory body in litigation concerning breach of contract.
  • Acting for an individual defendant in a complex High Court claim concerning allegations of breach of warranty, misappropriation of funds and inducement of breach of contract.
  • Advising on a complex matter involving a group of trust structures, the assets of which were company shares. This required addressing the interplay between fiduciary duties of directors and trustees under Company and Trust law.

Qualification date: 2021

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“Abbie Coleman is excellent and a pleasure to work with”

Legal 500
2024