Liam Varnam
Year of call: 2007

Liam practises exclusively in civil law, with an emphasis on commercial, employment, probate and inheritance, and property matters. His clients benefit from his comprehensive legal knowledge, practical advice, and robust advocacy.


  • Commercial: Contractual disputes; construction disputes; debt recovery; claims based on economic torts, on mistake and misrepresentation, on bailment, and for money had and received; equitable remedies; unjust enrichment claims; sale of goods/supply of goods and services; personal and corporate insolvency; company law; cases turning on limitation points.
  • Employment: Advocacy, drafting, and advisory work in respect of employment tribunal disputes, including experience in the EAT. Experience of unfair dismissal; discrimination cases; TUPE; whistleblowing; employee status disputes; maternity claims; wages and breach of contract claims.
  • Probate and Inheritance: Advocacy, drafting, and advice across the whole range of probate work, including contentious probate, Inheritance Act claims, trusts claims, and actions relating to the administration of estates.
  • Property: particularly landlord and tenant and trusts disputes, but also matters such as restrictive covenants, agricultural law, and leasehold enfranchisement.


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Liam’s practice takes him across East Anglia, the East Midlands, London, and beyond, representing clients in a variety of courts and tribunals. Besides appearing in court, Liam drafts pleadings and advises both in conference and in writing. He accepts instructions directly from members of the public, as well as from solicitors.

LLB (Hons), King’s College London LLM by research, University of Reading Member: Employment Law Bar Association