Every dispute is different. Our advice reflects that.
You want your dispute resolved quickly and cost effectively. We understand that. And we understand the financial and reputational challenges a dispute can bring. We’ll help you, so you can get back to doing what you do best as quickly as possible.
We won’t give you a legal lecture. We’ll give you clear, commercial and completely tailored advice to help solve your problems - out of court wherever possible.
We work quickly, cost-effectively and as robustly as is needed. We’ll work with you to reduce the risk of similar disputes happening again. In recognition of the extensive positive impact we make on our clients and communities, our litigation team has been shortlisted for Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2021 and Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2021.
We negotiate. We mediate. We help avoid costly court cases. But if court proceedings, arbitration, adjudication or any other formal legal process becomes necessary or have been commenced, we’ll be there to guide you through it, whether you’re in a tribunal, the County Court, High Court, Court of Appeal or even the Supreme Court.
If your case is urgent, we’ll do whatever it takes to protect your interests. That includes obtaining asset freezing orders, search orders or any other injunction you may need.
We can help with all kinds of disputes, from commercial contract and grant funding disputes, to shareholder disputes, intellectual property disputes, procurement challenges, defamation claims, debt recovery, banking and insolvency matters and many more.
If you’re a not-for-profit, as one of the leading advisors to the sector, our deep understanding of the unique challenges you face means we can guide you through disputes in the right way.
To learn about our pricing for debt recovery for businesses, click here. For other services, we'll need a little more information on your case to provide an estimate, so please get in touch.
We have prepared certain guides to assist clients in respect of certain aspects of dispute resolution/litigation, but please note that these guides are of a general nature and should not be relied upon in place of legal advice appropriate to specific circumstances. Click here to view these guides.
Dispute Resolution Guides
We have prepared certain guides to assist clients in respect of certain aspects of dispute resolution/litigation, but please note that these guides are of a general nature and should not be relied upon in place of legal advice appropriate to specific circumstances.
Rupert Earle has been consistently excellent. He has always been available to advise fully regardless of the hour or the day.
Commercial Contract and Grant funding disputes
We’ve helped hundreds of commercial organisations, charities, regulatory bodies and individuals resolve disputes with third parties.
Intellectual Property disputes
We advise extensively on IP claims, including trade mark infringement, comparative advertising claims, passing off, copyright infringement, and database infringement for a wide range of clients in different sectors.
Procurement and tender related disputes
We have represented a major construction company (and other clients) in a number of successful procurement challenges resulting in substantial damages payments and procurements being re-run.
Board, Partnership, Shareholder/Member and other governance disputes
We regularly help national and international organisations, including large membership organisations, resolve internal disputes between board members, shareholders and members, as well as challenges from third parties.
Building and construction disputes
We’ve represented a well-known construction company (and other clients) in successful adjudications and arbitrations relating to flagship redevelopment projects resulting in substantial damages payments being made to our clients.
Product liability and related issues
We’ve advised a major household name white goods distributorfor many years on a range of issues including product liability, retention of title, health and safety, corporate manslaughter and inquests.
Representing a major construction company
We successfully represented a major construction company in adjudication proceedings, which were brought by its [joint venture] partner. The issue was over a dispute concerning work worth circa £50m in respect of major public realm works in central London. We successfully argued that due to the nature of the contractual arrangements, the adjudicator had no jurisdiction to hear the claim.