Sunny Patel

ASSOCIATE, MANCHESTER

Practice areas

Sunny has been recognised in the 2023 Legal 500 as a “Rising Star” and shortlisted in the Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Awards 2024.

Sunny has developed experience in dealing with complex, high value, commercial, construction, and infrastructure disputes and professional negligence claims against the full range of professionals including: solicitors, barristers, tax advisors, accountants, construction and property professionals, architects and independent financial advisors. Sunny regularly works alongside specialist tax, construction and engineering Counsel often preparing applications and for hearings in the High Court.

Examples of work include assisting in obtaining and defending applications for urgent injunctive relief, tax negligence claims, warranty claims, shareholder disputes, commercial contractual disputes, asset tracing and recovery.

Client testimonial:

“Sunny Patel is very good. I couldn’t praise more highly. She’s very professional and diligent”

Notable cases

Cheshire Estate and Legal Limited v Thomas Blanchfield, Mark Montaldo and MTCC Solutions Limited
Assisting in an expedited six day trial in claims for injunctive and springboard relief following breach of contract and statutory duties by the Claimant’s 2 former directors in setting up their own competing law firm.

Knights & Others v Townsend Harrison Ltd 2021 EWHC 2563 (QB)
Assisting in a seven-figure claim against accountants in relation to alleged negligent advice concerning investment into a foreign exchange investment scheme which turned out to be a Ponzi scheme and also in relation to a variety of tax mitigation schemes.

Louise Bond and Boxhall Management Limited v Kay Johnson Gee (a firm) and Others
Assisting in a £5.75M claim against former accountants for negligence and breach of contract following tax and accountancy advice.

Halsall v Champion Consulting Ltd [2017] EWHC 1079 (QB)
Assisting in a £6M claim arising out of tax avoidance schemes. This widely reported case is believed to be one of the first claims of this type to reach the courts.

Anthony Barness and Otrs v Formation Group Pls & Otrs
Assisting in this multi million pound claim brought by over 260 separate claimants. The claims concern tax avoidance schemes, football agent disputes and allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation.

Fine v Greystone Financial Services Limited (2020)
Assisting in a £4.6M claim against former financial adviser.

Magic Carpet (Commercials) Limited, Jerry Holt, Jackie Holt v Qubic Tax Limited and Otrs
Assisting in a £2.3M against former accountants and tax promoter.

The Legal 500 UK Rising Star 2024
The Legal 500 UK Recommended Lawyer 2024

What Sunny Patel’s clients say:

When you choose FS Legal you are hiring an entire team of professionals, not just a select group of lead lawyers – this is the FS Legal difference, and the difference is everything. I have no hesitation in recommending the entire FS Legal team.

– Client Testimonial

FS Legal Solicitors LLP Chambers Ranked in UK 2024
The Legal 500 United Kingdom Top Tier 2024