What people say about us

  • 'John Day and Michael Sparkes understand what clients need in conflict situations and never fail to deliver'.
    Testimonial from Legal 500
  • ‘Michael Sparkes and John Day are experts in unraveling complex disputes and offering the necessary guidance throughout their resolution. They offer excellent judgment in all situations and are freely available to contact. They are very ably supported by Gopi Binning who is extremely diligent in all respects and an excellent communicator.'
    Testimonial from Legal 500 2021 Edition
  • ‘DaySparkes Limited provide an excellent, first-class, comprehensive service. Attention to every detail and communication on a personal level cannot be bettered. Superb resourcefulness in pursuing and resolving all issues is provided without fail.'
    Testimonial from Legal 500 2021 Edition
  • ‘Michael Sparkes has exceptional experience in banking disputes with a track record of positive results for his clients. His tough yet personable approach proves both comforting and successful. Gopi Binning is a rising star in the area, showing legal expertise, client focus and commercial acumen.'
    Testimonial from Legal 500 2021 Edition
  • ‘Michael Sparkes – diligent, considered and tenacious. Will not let go of a case until he gets a good result for his client. John Day – commercial and robust. very effective. Gopi Binning – super-bright and all over the detail of a complex case.’
    Testimonial from Legal 500 2021 Edition
  • ‘This is a boutique practice where you get immediate access to the partner.'
    Testimonial from Legal 500 2021 Edition
  • ‘A small boutique that punches well above its weight, owing to excellent partners and associates.'
    Testimonial from Legal 500 2021 Edition
  • ‘They don’t leave any stones unturned, and have provided results we did not think possible.'
    Testimonial from Legal 500 2021 Edition
  • 'The team is expert at complex, financial disputes, but are in a small enough practice to be nimble.'
    Testimonial from Legal 500 2021 Edition
  • ‘Michael Sparkes is diligent, considered and tenacious – he will not let go of a case until he gets a good result for his client.'
    Testimonial from Legal 500 2021 Edition
  • ‘John Day is commercial, robust and very effective.'
    Testimonial from Legal 500 2021 Edition
  • “I chose to work with DaySparkes after discussions with various other law firms. The decision was based on their professionalism, their relevant experience and their track record of success. They operated with integrity and passion, they wanted to understand and listen to the complex nature of my potential case. They wanted justice." -Client
    Client Testimonial
  • “I would highly recommend the firm for its knowledge and expertise. From a lawyer, particularly in relation to banking litigation, a client wants to have the confidence that the lawyer concerned has an in depth understanding of how the banking industry works. I believe that DaySparkes has a very superior knowledge of this sector.”
    Client Testimonial – 2021
  • “As the Director and Founder of my bespoke media agency business I found myself in uncharted waters when a key, multibillion dollar global client breached a number of very complex contracts under various differing countries/ legal jurisdictions. I can say with my hand on heart, I would never have been able to navigate the challenges and stresses that this dispute caused me in both my business and private life over long period of time without the team at DaySparkes.”
    Client Testimonial – 2021
  • The 'excellent boutique' litigation practice DaySparkes is a conflict-free law firm that acts for a range of companies, hedge funds and high-net-worth individuals and is 'able to take on interesting and complex financial disputes'.
    The Legal 500
  • DaySparkes is 'a class outfit that comprises super lawyers with great experience'. Commercial litigation and dispute resolution head John Day's  work frequently has an international dimension, with increasing amounts of trust, fraud, insolvency and international arbitration work. Michael Sparkes recently handled several complex disputes against international banks.
    The Legal 500
  • “Brilliant job! Many thanks for everything. Your hard work, clear advice and patience has truly paid off. ”
    Client
  • DaySparkes' 'offers highly effective partner-led non-conflicted litigation to individuals and corporates'.
    The Legal 500
  • DaySparkes is a specialist litigation boutique firm, where named partners Michael Sparkes and John Day 'actually handle clients' cases, rather than delegating them to inexperienced trainees and associates'. Sparkes heads the banking litigation department, and has handled a number of complex disputes against major international banks. Day specialises in commercial fraud disputes. Gopi Binning is a dispute resolution lawyer within the firm who has extensive experience of advising on freezing orders and other forms of interim relief.
    The Legal 500
  • 'It is a boutique firm that has well-known expertise in bank litigation. The team has expert knowledge of the banking industry and explains the intricacies of the law in a clear and concise manner.'
    Testimonial for the Legal 500
  • “I still revel in the Victory you gave me.”
    Client
  •  John Day is 'highly experienced and utterly unflappable', and Michael Sparkes is 'very bright and capable'.
    The Legal 500
  • "DaySparkes adopt a commercial approach"
    The Legal 500
  • "Very effective and represent good value for money"
    The Legal 500
  • "An excellent boutique firm" that litigates an increasing number of high-value, complex disputes.
    The Legal 500
  • Sparkes and Day are 'really switched on when it comes to financial disputes and offer an admirable pragmatic, no-nonsense approach to claims'.
    The Legal 500
  • Michael Sparkes and the "hands-on and energetic" John Day are recommended.
    The Legal 500
  • John Day "has excellent instincts when it comes to litigation and a very good way with clients"
    The Legal 500
  • 'John Day and Michael Sparkes are both seasoned litigators in the financial sector, who bring to bear their considerable experience, attention to detail and client care, and hire the best specialist barristers known to them, when and as required.'
    Testimonial for the Legal 500
  • Michael Sparkes "quickly cuts through difficult legal problems and presents them in a commercial way"
    The Legal 500
  • John Day "has an instinctive grasp for a case’s strategy".
    The Legal 500