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Disputes and litigation

Clear, commercial advice when you need it from a nationally renowned team of specialist lawyers.

In any field, it's not always possible to sidestep trouble, whether that be a contractual or shareholder dispute, a negligence claim or another form of conflict. While negotiation is always preferable, when collaborative approaches fail and litigation becomes the only option, you need to have the right experts on hand to fight your corner.

Renowned for supplying good quality, robust and commercial advice, we work with clients across all sectors of industry, from banks and FTSE 100 companies to SMEs and owner-managed businesses and government departments to high-profile individuals.

Given the volatile and unfamiliar situations in which disputes often occur we'll provide you with fast, efficient and, above all, commercial legal advice in a clear and understandable manner.

Our first priority is to understand your business and tailor our advice to meet your commercial needs and objectives. We will assess the strengths and weaknesses of your position and, where appropriate, explore early resolution of a dispute through open discussion and the use of mediation or other ADR processes to minimise the interruption to your business.

We're a partner-led team of over 35 lawyers, many of whom are individually ranked in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 legal directories as leaders in their field. We have the resources to handle the most complex disputes, wherever they may arise. Thanks to our size and flexibility, we can create the right team to deal with your dispute, tailoring our approach to suit your individual requirements.

In all areas of work, we're happy to provide you with an initial assessment and recommend preliminary action on a fixed-fee basis to give you a clear idea of cost from the outset.

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