Emma Pumfman

Associate

Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation

Emma has experience dealing with a wide range of corporate and commercial disputes involving issues such as professional negligence, fraud, misrepresentation, bailment, breach of contract, enforcement of guarantees and debt recovery.

Emma provides pragmatic and commercially focused legal advice to a variety of corporate clients with a particular focus on the banking sector. She also has experience of judicial review.

Work highlights

BREACH OF CONTRACT

Successfully resolving a high-profile claim for a leading High Street bank involving allegations of breach of contract and negligence worth in the region of £8m.


JUDICIAL REVIEW

Representing a claimant in an application for judicial review culminating in an oral hearing in the Administrative Court.


WRONGFUL APPROPROATION

Acting for a large overseas company in connection with a potential claim against it involving allegations of wrongful appropriation and conversion.


INSURANCE DISPUTE

Successfully representing a private individual in challenging an insurer’s decision to decline to pay out under a terminal illness policy.


BREACH OF CONTRACT

Representing a leading High Street bank in a breach of contract claim culminating in a two-day trial in the TCC.


Recent articles

Insights

Directors’ liability in intellectual property disputes

Directors of companies can be held personally liable for the infringing activities of the companies they operate

17/05/2024

Insights

Ganz v Petronz FZE & Goren – key decisions of the arbitration claim

DMH Stallard LLP act for the claimant in the recent arbitration case of Mordchai Ganz v (1) Petronz FZE (2) Abraham Goren [2024] EWHC 635

08/04/2024

Media spotlight

DMH Stallard noted as one of the best firms for championing women

legalbusiness.co.uk writes about the number of female professionals ranked in leading legal directory Legal500, with DMH Stallard holding 14 rankings across 20+ departments in the latest edition.

11/03/2024

Insights

Problems with selling your business and minority shareholders

Drag Along rights… No, not a date with Ru Paul, but a crucial and little-known clause outside legal circles.

05/03/2024