Dispute Resolution

The Dispute Resolution team advises clients with regards all forms of litigation ranging from High Court and County Court proceedings through to alternative dispute resolution and arbitration.

We will work with you to understand the issue that needs resolving; your objectives as to how you would like it resolved and help you achieve the best possible outcome. We recognise the demands that litigation can place on you. We are careful to provide solutions that are practical in terms of cost, time, resources and reputation.

We act for commercial clients in sectors including IT, e-commerce, professional services, recruitment, property and construction.

We also represent and advise individuals in personal, family, property and probate disputes.

Our commercial dispute resolution solicitors advise clients on:

Property Disputes 

  • Disputed lease renewals
  • Possession claims
  • Claims arising from break notices
  • Dilapidations claims
  • Breach of landlord or tenant obligations

 

Corporate and Partnership Disputes 

  • Shareholder, partner and director disputes
  • Director disqualification proceedings

 

Contractual Issues 

  • Agency and distribution agreement
  • Supply of products or services agreement
  • Business acquisition contracts

 

Debt Recovery 

  • Pursuit of proceedings
  • Appropriate enforcement action
  • Pre-emptive credit control techniques and measures

 

Professional Negligence 

  • Claim against an accountant
  • Claim against a surveyor
  • Claim against a solicitor or barrister

 

Construction Disputes 

  • Construction contracts and collateral warranties
  • Dispute resolution including negotiation, mediation, adjudication, arbitration and court proceedings

 

Employee Issues 

  • Employment contract disputes
  • Service agreements
  • Confidential information
  • Enforcement of post-termination covenants
  • Breach of fiduciary duty

 

Other types of dispute 

In addition we have experience in:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Copyright
  • Protection of business name/reputation
  • Contested estates
  • Personal disputes