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Smooth removal of troublesome sales director

Our client, a regional telecoms company, lost confidence in their


Successful resolution of longstanding dispute with builder

We were approached by an individual who had become embroiled in an


Successful resolution of dispute between housebuilder and new homeowners

We acted for a well-known national house builder who was experiencing


Successful resolution of farming family feud

Acting for a landowner involved in a bitter and complicated


Seven figure sum awarded to motor dealer

We acted for a motor dealer against a car manufacturer in relation to


"There are no other solicitors we would rather have representing us and handling difficult and emotional cases for us."

A private client: clinical negligence team

"Jennifer Leeder helped us in a stressful situation concerning a right of access with a driveway."

A private client: dispute resolution team

"Expertise includes probate, trusts and inheritance disputes, and disputes arising out of corporate transactions"

Chambers and partners 2015

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Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

When a dispute arises, you need to know your options and have clear answers to some critical questions.

What are my realistic chances of success? How long will it take? How much will it cost? Is it worth it?

We always give you our honest, professional opinion.

We are one of the best commercial litigation and dispute resolution teams around; we are not afraid to give our clients the honest truth. If we believe the financial or emotional costs of going into battle are likely to be too high, we will tell you.

When you have all the answers and information you will have the confidence to balance the risks and make the right decisions for your business.

We specialise in:

  • Contractual disputes

  • Disputes arising out of the sale of businesses, such as warranty and earn-out claims

  • Intra-business disputes, such as shareholder disputes and partnership issues

  • Intellectual property disputes (copyright, patents, trademarks, design rights, passing off and breach of confidence claims)

Get back to focusing on your business

Often a negotiated settlement (whether at mediation, in a face-to-face meeting or through correspondence) is the best option, allowing you to settle the matter quickly and efficiently, and get back to focusing on your business.

We can advise and support you on the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) options available for resolving a commercial dispute, including:

  • mediation

  • arbitration

  • expert determination, and

  • negotiation

But if the dispute does go to court, you can be reassured that you will have the support of an experienced, heavyweight team of litigation experts. If litigation is necessary, we will explore with you the possible ways for you to fund it.

Prepare your business in advance

While you probably hope that a commercial dispute doesn't arise, our experience shows that there is a good chance this will happen at some point and there are ways you can prepare your business for this:

We can offer legal support and advice on all aspects of funding your case and making sure your business is prepared.

Contact us

If you would like to find out more information about our services or any of the advice we have given on commercial disputes, please contact Claire Haverfield.

What our clients say about us

"These guys bring added value. They've absolutely come to know our business and they share in our wins"


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