Dispute Resolution & Litigation Archives - MLP Law

Stephen Attree

Stephen is the Managing Partner of MLP Law and has over 25 years’ experience advising on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious business law and business ownership. Recommended in both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, Stephen is renowned for his ability to quickly identify a client’s successful outcome and to then relentlessly pursue that outcome.

Stephen has developed a particular specialism in digital, technology, healthcare and family owned businesses. He covers all areas of business law and ownership, including commercial litigation and private disputes, and together with his corporate and commercial team provides advice on all aspects of the law relating to mergers, acquisitions, financing, re-structuring, complex commercial contracts, standard trading terms, share options, shareholder and partnership agreements, commercial dispute resolution, joint venture and partnering arrangements, IT and Technology law, Intellectual Property, EU and competition law, Brexit, Data Protection and GDPR.

Stephen spent over 10 years at a leading city firm before moving to MLP Law which he acquired through a MBO in 2014. He continued to develop the firm as a boutique corporate and commercial firm with a specialist private client offering renowned for the quality of its people and its first class client service. During that time Stephen has published a book “Family Business Succession – the options and pitfalls” and raised significant amounts of money for charity.

Max Tebbitts

Max Tebbitts is a highly experienced Commercial and Corporate lawyer, who specialises in advising clients through the process of buying and selling businesses.

It takes more than understanding the law to successfully complete corporate deals. Max`s experience and pragmatic approach allows him to quickly identify and focus on the projects key issues to drive it forward to completion.

His business knowledge has been gathered from owning and managing his own very successful commercial practice in Cheshire. This experience has given him the awareness and insight to appreciate the many challenges faced by business owners; advising them on the huge range of commercial issues that they face. With commercial legal issues it is sometimes necessary to strike a delicate balance among several critical issues and Max, is trusted by clients to take the right approach.

Max`s superb reputation has been developed over the previous 20 years’ experience of general commercial and corporate matters. A very well-respected franchise lawyer, he drafts a wide range of contract documents from shareholder agreements to business terms. His expertise covers partnership agreements, agency agreements, intellectual property licence agreements, trademarks and software development agreements, distribution agreements and cross option agreements amongst others.

Amelia Denton

Amelia completed her LPC with a distinction in 2021 with the University of Law. Whilst studying for both her LLB and LPC, Amelia gained experience working as a legal assistant both in practice and in-house. It was during this time and experience that emphasised her particular interest within commercial law.

Amelia is a valued member of our Commercial, IP and Dispute resolution teams, she advises on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious business law. Amelia hopes to develop her knowledge and skills further enabling her to progress at MLP Law, ultimately qualifying as a solicitor.

Outside of work Amelia enjoys trying different restaurants, watching live music and attending comedy clubs, country walks and spending time with family and friends.