Stacey Whittle (Capital Law)

Stacey Whittle

Commercial Disputes

Stacey is an Associate in our Commercial Disputes team. 

Stacey has acted in a broad range of high value and complex commercial disputes, including those involving international claims.

She has acted for individuals as well as for a variety of companies and organisations, including financial institutions, education institutions and trade unions. Stacey solves partnership disputes, professional negligence claims and property disputes. She can also help with judicial review proceedings, data protection disputes, insurance claims and contractual disputes.

Stacey has a keen interest in the healthcare sector, and regularly advises doctors on partnership and property disputes. She provides advice around the expulsion/retirement of a partner, post-retirement issues for outgoing partners, partnership property issues, disputes between doctors and the NHS, and contractual disputes. She also has experience assisting and advising doctors subject to investigation by their regulator.

She is also a member of Swansea University’s Court (appointed in July 2019).

  • Successfully defending a long running claim of professional negligence brought against an Independent Financial Advisor, which started in 2013 and involved 5 sets of court proceedings.
  • Acting on behalf of the British Medical Association in a high-profile case before the Supreme Court.
  • Acting for the claimants in a high value litigated dispute, arising from a property transaction.
  • Acting for a pan European investment company on its business renewal leases (with a value of £2m), where a report was required under the Charities Act 2011.
  • Acting for a higher education institution involved in complex, multi-party High Court proceedings, relating to the operation of an introducer agreement and involving claims with a collective value of circa £7m.
  • A successful Judicial Review of the decision of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to close the Consultant-led obstetric unit at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, for a minimum period of 12 months.
  • In a professional negligence claim the Court decided to allow the backdating of a potential creditor’s winding up petition to ensure the availability of the antecedent transaction provisions of the Insolvency Act 1986. We successfully appealed the judgement in the Court of Appeal. The case has attracted significant interest in the insolvency world and is the subject of numerous commentaries.
  • Professional Negligence claims
  • Partnership disputes
  • Property disputes
  • Contractual disputes
  • Freedom of Information and Data Protection


  • Associate, Capital Law Limited (2018 – present)
  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (2014 – 2018)
  • Associate, Eversheds (2014)
  • Solicitor, William Graham Law Limited (2013 – 2014)
  • Paralegal, William Graham Law Limited (2012 – 2013)
  • Legal Assistant, Morgan Cole (2011 – 2012)
  • Paralegal, Morgans Solicitors (2010 – 2011)
  • Legal Assistant, Morgan Cole (2010)
  • Paralegal, Lyons Davidson Limited (2009 – 2010)


  • Cardiff University: BVC Law (2008 – 2009)
  • University of Wales, Swansea: Bachelor of Laws, LLB (2005 – 2008)

Memberships / Trustee Positions

  • The Law Society of England and Wales