Seth is a tenacious and sought-after member of Trinity's Business and Property team, regularly appearing in the High Court and County Court on a variety of traditional Chancery and commercial matters.
Seth’s approach combines intellectual ability with unrelenting pragmatism, squarely aimed at achieving the best commercial outcome for clients. He has quickly established himself as one of the region’s leading junior commercial litigators. Complementing this, his easy manner makes him a favourite with professional and lay clients alike.
Alongside his Business and Property work, Seth is one of the Circuit’s rising stars in matrimonial finance disputes. His commercial experience means he is often instructed in matters where the valuation and/or ownership of commercial entities are in dispute.
Business & Property Litigation
Seth’s principal areas of practice include:
Matrimonial Finance & ToLATA
Seth accepts instructions in matrimonial finance cases and TOLATA disputes. He has a particular interest in cases which involve issues of company valuation and marital shareholdings.
SEMINARS & PUBLICATIONS
Seth is regularly asked to deliver seminars for instructing solicitors covering both business and property and matrimonial finance topics. Seth has also produced commentary for LexisNexis on topics in civil litigation.
'Rabbits, hats and the public interest—post-trial applications to amend' (Bioconstruct GmbH v Winspear)
EDUCATION & AWARDS
MA (Hons) Modern History & English Literature: University of St Andrews
BA in Jurisprudence: Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford
BPTC : Northumbria University
Sir Dingle Foot Award, Gray’s Inn
Oxley Ching Scholar, University of Oxford
Norton Rose Fullbright Constitutional Law Prize, University of Oxford
Dean’s Award, University of St. Andrews; Northumbria University
Seth lives in Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Seth accepts instructions under the Direct Access Scheme.
Alongside his practice he works for Northumberland National Park Authority as their Independent Person. He is a great lover of the Cheviot hills.