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Imogen's ability to join the dots in the evidence allowed us to build a robust and ultimately successful case.

Legal 500 2021
About

Imogen MacLean is a senior associate in our Commercial Litigation Team. She is an experienced commercial litigator, with additional expertise in education disputes and law.  

Imogen handles a wide variety of commercial litigation, ranging from contractual disputes (in sport, fashion, IT and general business), to corporate disputes and professional negligence claims (including solicitors, accountants, architects). 

She also offers special expertise in handling education-related disputes and issues, acting for universities, students, schools, parents, school pupils, and education charities.

Imogen is known for her technical expertise, tenacity and attention to detail. 

Imogen has a first class degree in law from Oxford University and a postgraduate degree in law (BCL). She worked as a legal researcher at the Law Commission (Common Law Team) before qualifying as a solicitor in 2000.

Recent work
  • Acting for mobile app developer in contractual dispute with a client over a taxi app.
  • Acting for a fashion brand in a contractual dispute with a brand ambassador.
  • Acting for a football agent in a claim brought by a Premier League club against various agents, in connection with payments to agents made on player transfers.
  • Acting in FA arbitrations (involving football agents and clubs).
  • Acting for a cryptocurrency trader in a contractual dispute with a UK-based cryptocurrency platform.
  • Acting in a professional negligence claim against clients' former solicitors, in connection with the clients' sale of their business.
  • Acting for a university student in a staff-student harassment case.
  • Acting for parents of pupils in school cases (admissions, exclusions, safeguarding, attendance).
  • Advising in a university research misconduct case.
Accolades
"Imogen Maclean’s particular strength is cases which require complex investigation. Imogen is quite the sleuth and provided valuable assistance with the investigation and collation of supporting evidence for a highly contentious matter we working on." Legal 500 2021
Did you know
Imogen’s favourite novel is Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s 'One Hundred Years Of Solitude'.

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