Ralph is an experienced advocate and commercial litigator. His work focuses on corporate recovery litigation and property based litigation.
In corporate recovery his work includes advising insolvency practitioners, debtors and creditors in various types of matters, including retention of title claims, voluntary arrangements and claims by liquidators and receivers.
His property work includes tenancy litigation and possession proceedings, and advises extensively in all areas of landlord and tenant law for private and public sector landlords.
He has been recommended as a "leader in his field" for commercial litigation in each of the last four editions of Chambers UK - A Guide to the Legal Profession.
"commercially minded and capable of getting to grips with issues and sorting them out in a timely fashion."
Chambers UK 2018 - Dispute Resolution
"very good, practical and pragmatic," and "a very technically strong litigator."
Chambers UK 2017 - Dispute Resolution
"immensely practical, very realistic and excellent for commercial work."
Chambers UK 2014 - Dispute Resolution
- Qualified: September 1990
- Joined Firm: August 1988
- Partner: May 1999
- LLB University of Hull (1984-1987)
- Church, sports (strictly armchair!)
- Chair of Governors Westfield Primary School, Cottingham