Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Solicitors
The solicitors in our commercial litigation and disputes team is committed to helping clients achieve pragmatic cost effective resolutions to disputes.
Our team consists of experienced specialists, well versed in negotiation and mediation techniques which can be used to achieve results without incurring the costs and stress associated with traditional litigation. Equally, our team has extensive trial experience, and if necessary, have the skills, tactical knowledge and expertise to litigate claims to trial in both the Tribunals, County Courts and the Higher Courts.
LLP Partner, Deborah Cain is a ranked leading litigator in the Legal 500 described as ‘a highly experienced litigator’ who ‘fights harder than anyone for the client’.
Our specialist team has a wealth of experience successfully litigating all kinds of disputes for business and commercial clients. Whilst disputes are unfortunately a fact of business life, we recognise that our clients time and resources are better spent elsewhere.
We pride ourselves on our ability to achieve quick cost effective results and helping our clients to limit the management time they would otherwise have to devote to litigation.
We will take that burden from you.
We can act quickly if needed (e.g. by obtaining emergency injunctions or freezing orders), or we can apply our negotiation expertise to mediate and resolve claims early on if appropriate and necessary.
Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation Solicitor Services
Amongst the types of disputes we can help with are:
- Contractual Disputes of all types, including cross border disputes/disputes about jurisdiction;
- Misrepresentation, Mistake and Unjust Enrichment Claims;
- Shareholder Disputes;
- Intellectual Property Disputes, such as breach of Copyright or claims where a business allegedly tries to ‘pass themselves off’ as another business, or as being in some way connected to it;
- Breach of Confidence/Breach of Restrictive Covenant. These most frequently arise where a former employee or company officer leaves to compete, and may have taken information with him or her which is confidential, e.g customer lists. In these situations swift action must be taken in order to limit damage;
- Property related Disputes
- Disputes with Liquidators, e.g. dishonest assistance claims;
- Defending claims against company directors (or bringing them), e.g. breach of directors duties, wrongful trading etc.
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty Disputes;
- Agency Disputes;
- Partnership Disputes;
- Civil Fraud;
- Defamation and Reputation Management;
- Disputes with Consumers;
- Nuisance Claims;
- Negligence Claims (e.g. against professionals such as Solicitors, Accountants, Tax Advisors, Surveyors etc.)
- Debt Recovery;
- Breach of Trust Claims;
- Judicial Review, i.e. the review of a decision made by a body exercising a public law function. These claims are on the rise for many businesses in light of the increase in regulation in many sectors.