Lee Hills is a Partner in both our Dispute Resolution and Travel teams having joined the firm in 2008.
Lee qualified in 1992 and prior to his time with Mayo Wynne Baxter, Lee was a partner at another large regional law firm and was a part of its Litigation team, he also headed up its Liability Insurance Department and Travel and Aviation Team.
As well as having extensive litigation, commercial and regulatory experience of the travel and tour operating sector, where he is recognised as a ‘Leader in the Field’ by Chambers UK whilst maintaining a host of key clients including tour operators, travel agents, DMC’s, suppliers and travel industry trade associations, Lee is also recognised for his wider litigation experience including the defendant insurance markets where he is accredited in the UK directory, Legal 500.
Maintaining a balanced and extensive portfolio of commercial and private clients, Lee regularly advises on regulatory issues, commercial and contractual disputes, particularly those with an international flavour and involving overseas jurisdictions liaising with his network of overseas lawyers when necessary.
Lee is an accredited Mediator in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and a member of numerous trade and industry associations including being a Fellow of The Institute of Travel and Tourism and a committee member of The Travel and Tourism Lawyers Association.
Lee is a regular speaker at trade and industry conferences and events and provides bespoke training for clients.
Everyone I've spoke to in your team is always helpful, knowledgeable and professional (and just really nice!). Thank you for your continued help.
‘Lee Hills is a leading figure in defendant travel work. He has a strong commercial eye and is trusted by clients to provide an efficient, sensible and thorough service.’
Anonymous - Oct 2020