He has throughout his career undertaken litigation and now specialising in commercial litigation including shareholder and partnership disputes. He has also undertaken a large number of intellectual property cases such as copyright, passing off and breach of design right and has been instructed by insolvency practitioners to advise on legal aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency.
He is a former Deputy District Judge sitting on the Northern circuit and he is a member of the Law Society Panel for advising clients on professional negligence claims against solicitors.
Bernard lives in Shropshire with his wife and has two children. He is a keen angler and wine enthusiast.