Disputes and Litigation

Litigation means you are either taking action against someone, in dispute with or defending yourself in a claim brought against you by another individual or company.


Our aim is to help you find the right solution to your problem – whether that is through providing you with some advice to help you to make or take a decision to continue with your claim or your defence, negotiating a solution on your behalf or assisting you progress your claim or defence through the Courts or tribunals.
Our team is experienced in handling all types of disputes so you can be confident of getting the right advice for your situation and circumstances. We undertake a thorough assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of claims/potential claims and defences and provide clear and practical advice to our clients and are always sensitive to their commercial needs and objectives.
We are aware that litigation can be a time consuming and costly exercise and may not always be the most sensible or cost effective solution to a problem. Where possible and acting on your instructions we will consider alternative dispute resolutions to resolve your problems with a view to achieving pragmatic and cost effective settlements often through without prejudice negotiations which we can also facilitate on your behalf. Our conference facilities also ensure that without prejudice meetings and/or settlement negotiations can be undertaken at our offices.
The range of services undertaken by our litigation team is too extensive to list in full but a few examples are:-
Contractual disputes.
Sale of goods/supply of services.
Debt Recovery and Credit Control.
Negligence & Professional negligence.
Shareholder and Partnership disputes.
Boundary disputes.
Warranty claims.
Landlord and tenant matters including eviction of tenants upon expiry of Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreements.
Probate disputes.
Insolvency advice including presenting and defending statutory demands, winding up petitions and advising on company voluntary arrangements.
Breach of trust and fiduciary claims.



Debt Collection

Many years of experience have led us to look at circumstances surrounding a debt and to act quickly and cost effectively in the recovery of the monies owing. Our Debt Collection Department is able to provide you with a service




Contracts

Contracts and contractual disputes have to be dealt with bearing in mind the commercial requirements of the business. Our specialist knowledge extends to all types of complex contractual relationships and disputes. We are happy to advise on trading terms, franchise