Stacey Whittle (Capital Law)

Stacey Whittle

Stacey is a member of the Commercial Disputes team. She assists clients with commercial disputes and has a particular focus on partnerships disputes and property matters.

Stacey has over 8 years’ experience in litigation. She has acted on behalf of a variety of companies and organisations, including financial institutions, education institutions and the British Medical Association. She specialises in commercial disputes, including business lease renewal proceedings, dilapidation disputes, advising on termination of business leases and associated issues, partnership disputes (mainly in the healthcare sector), professional negligence claims, insurance disputes and judicial review proceedings against NHS bodies and government organisations. She also deals with claims in other jurisdictions.

Stacey was involved in the judicial review of Betsi Cadwaladwr University Health Board’s decision to temporarily close the consultant-led maternity unit at Ysbyty Glan Clwd. She has also assisted the British Medical Association with an application to intervene in an appeal before the Supreme Court.

Outside of work, Stacey is a Trustee of Vision 21, a charity in Cardiff which provides realistic work-based opportunities for people with learning needs.

  • Advising a private education provider with their business lease renewal proceedings for one of their properties and assisted in defending two dilapidation claims for the other properties.
  • 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 before the Landlord could enter a new lease.
  • Acting on behalf of a beneficiary against Trustees for breach of trust and failure to administer the Trust/ the estate of the deceased.
  • Acting on behalf of 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.
  • Part of the team that was successful in the 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.
  • Acting on behalf of a private tenant in respect of non-contested lease renewal.
  • Contractual disputes
  • Property disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Insurance
  • Business renewal proceedings
  • Termination of commercial leases
  • Dilapidation disputes
  • Nuisance and boundary claims
  • Landlord and tenant disputes

Career

  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (2014 – Present)
  • 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)

Education

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

Memberships

  • Trustee of Vision 21