Gareth is a litigator with more than 15 years' experience of helping clients to resolve their commercial disputes. He is recognised, in particular, for his work in the real estate sector.
Gareth advises clients on contract and asset-based disputes across a diverse range of sectors. He has acted for clients in disputes at every level of the civil courts and tribunals system, including at the UK Supreme Court. As an enthusiast for alternative dispute resolution, he is an accredited Mediator and has represented clients in Arbitration (including International Arbitration) and in Expert Determination. He is recognised by the legal directories as an expert in dispute resolution.
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Clients appreciate Gareth's friendly, 'can-do' character, his pragmatism, and his collaborative approach in seeking to deliver commercially sensible solutions.
- Accredited as a Mediator in 2015 and experienced in all forms of ADR
- Committee member of the Property Litigation Association in Scotland
- Broad expertise in commercial disputes, including those with a cross-border dimension
- Ranked in Real Estate Litigation by Chambers 2021
- Ranked as a leading individual in Property Litigation by Legal 500 2021
"Gareth Hale is very proactive in his approach to the task in hand."Chambers UK 2024
"Gareth is not only extremely likeable but determined and insightful when dealing with litigation matters. His standing, reputation and contacts in the market have helped on numerous occasions to forge a path to successful resolutions. Coupled to that, Gareth has a sharp, inquisitive and tenacious attitude to all matters".Legal 500 UK 2021
"Gareth Hale – easy to deal with and a great source of practical advice. His knowledge of anticipated court outcomes is excellent".Legal 500 UK 2023
"A delight to work with," Gareth Hale is recognised by sources as "a talented litigator with a keen intellect who operates at the highest level." His practice spans a wide range of property litigation matters, including lease terminations and dilapidations, in addition to providing assistance with arbitrations and mediations.Chambers UK 2021