Sioban Calcott FCILEx

Senior Associate | Head of Dispute Resolution

Sioban is the Head of the Dispute Resolution Team at Moore & Tibbits and has over 35 years’ experience in the legal sector.   Qualifying as a FCILEx in 2002 Sioban is formidable in her field, with extensive legal and commercial knowledge.  Sioban is adept at handling high net-worth and complex multi-track commercial contract disputes, both Claimants and Respondents.  Her wide-ranging expertise and specialisms include advising clients on:

  • Boundary/neighbour disputes
  • Claims in professional negligence
  • Leasehold residential property service charge disputes in the FTT/Upper Tribunal
  • Claims in defamation/malicious falsehood and harassment
  • Private Nuisance/Strict liability claims
  • Partnership/Director/Shareholder disputes
  • Enforcement of covenants
  • GDPR/Data Protection claims/breach of confidentiality claims
  • Injunctive Proceedings
  • Possession Proceedings
  • Contentious Probate
  • TOLATA claim
  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Commercial property disputes
  • Restoration of compmanies

Sioban prides herself on achieving commercial and cost-effective results.  She is known for her meticulous attention to detail and goes beyond the surface of a case to understand the broader content, root causes and factors contributing to the dispute before moving forward towards a resolution.  With her exceptional legal expertise and real-life business acumen, Sioban offers a tailored approach to match a range of commercial situations and priorities providing clients with high quality legal advice.

Notable Case

A widely publicised landmark case of Rose Taylor v. Jaguar Land Rover Limited concerning gender discrimination.  Case No:  1304471/2018.  This was the first time a UK employment tribunal found that the protected characteristic of ‘gender reassignment’ includes persons who identify as non-binary and gender fluid.

Interests/Hobbies

Outside of work, Sioban is a keen hockey player and member of Shipston Ladies Hockey Club.  When not on the hockey field, she can be found on the sidelines/boundaries of a rugby or cricket pitch supporting her son in his rugby and cricket matches.  Sioban also loves to cook and entertain for her friends as well as taking long walks in the country with her two dogs, Monty (black lab) and Paddy (golden retriever).

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