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Toby WalkerDirector and Head of Dispute Resolution

Toby Walker

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Toby Walker

Director and Head of Dispute Resolution

I am a Solicitor Advocate and Head of Dispute Resolution at Hedges. 

I advise on most aspects of Civil, Chancery and Commercial disputes. I have developed a specialism in the area of trusts of land, including constructive or resulting trusts, and claims of proprietary estoppel. 

My clients include multinational organisations, SMEs, commercial landlords, independent schools and private individuals.

I am a member of the Property Litigation Association, Solicitors’ Association of Higher Court Advocates and am an ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator. 

With a passion for encouraging the next generation of lawyers, I have the pleasure of running the Hedges Law Essay Competition in which students aged between 15 - 18 compete for an Internship.

With an artist mother and an engineer father, l am a blend of both. Understanding structure and using creativity is key to resolving disputes effectively. I would describe myself as a 'people person', and understanding people is pretty important too! I love my job: being a lawyer really does allow me to make a difference in people's lives; the pen certainly is mightier than the sword. 

ADR Group Panel Mediator

I am an accredited mediator and sit on the ADR Panel of mediators. More information can be found by clicking the following link: 

 

http://www.adrgroup.co.uk/members/toby-walker


 

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“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” - Winston Churchill

WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY...

  • "From my experience so far I would rate Toby Walker very highly for the advice and expertise he has provided my family and I. He clearly has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the specific area of law we required advice and representation on."

  • "I would recommend Toby Walker to any client with a claim involving property or commercial/contractual issues. He provides a great service and will give any client a great chance of achieving a good result from any litigation."

  • "Toby was fantastic! He very quickly understood the details of the particular issue I was facing and was able to guide me through the legal process while clearly advising me how best to move my case forward. In my view, Toby has excellent knowledge of the litigation process and this gave me confidence during our time working together. Toby always acted in a professions and friendly manner and I found dealing with him a real pleasure."

  • "Toby is always in command of the details of a case and has excellent tactical instincts."