With over 30 years experience and well known for being a "strong litigator", George is an experienced advocate and one of the leading commercial dispute resolution lawyers in Yorkshire. He is head of the firm's dispute resolution team.

He has substantial experience of warranty claims, arising from business sales, shareholder and partnership disputes, contract and product liability claims. George also has substantial experience of regulatory law defence work (in particular Trading Standards issues).

For several years he has been recommended as a "leader in his field" for commercial litigation of "Chambers UK - A Guide to the Legal Profession" and this year received the accolade of appearing in the elite "Leading Lawyers" list in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017's guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.


"The stand out individual for ourselves was George Coyle from the start he instilled confidence and re-assurance for a case that came out of the blue."

The UK Legal 500 2020 - Commercial Litigation

George Coyle is described by market sources as an "excellent litigator," who is "very determined, tenacious and able to achieve favourable commercial settlements."

Chambers UK 2018 - Litigation

"He is praised by sources for being "very client-focused and very good at solving problems."

Chambers UK 2017 - Litigation

Key facts

  • Qualified: October 1981
  • Joined Firm: March 1987
  • Partner: May 1988


  • BA (Hons) Law,¬†Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic (1975-1978)


  • Golf, skiing, watching football & rugby

Contact details

George Coyle

Direct dial +44 (0) 1482 337351

Mobile +44 (0) 7901 857642


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