Contract and grant disputes

Disputes over agreements can be frustrating, distracting and costly. They can take up valuable management time, and can be disruptive to you or your organisation.

Our specialist team is very experienced at preventing disputes from arising and resolving them when they do arise. We provide clear, pragmatic and commercial advice on the strengths and weaknesses of the parties’ positions, the likely best and worst case scenarios, and give clear advice on costs, and the likely timeframe for achieving a resolution.

How we can help

We will work with you to plan and then implement the best strategy to achieve the outcomes you want and resolve the dispute as quickly and cost effectively as possible.

More specifically, we can help with:

  • Termination of contracts
  • Debt collection, disputed invoices and claims relating to the sale of goods and services
  • Shareholder, director and member disputes
  • Breach of warranty claims
  • Retention of title claims
  • Disputes over auto-renewal clauses
  • Challenges to penalty clauses
  • Enforcement of or challenges to restrictive covenants
  • Claims in frustration or force majeure
  • Rejected insurance claims

Our team has years of experience managing matters robustly and effectively. We will help you navigate through the process as painlessly as possible.

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 do get in touch to find out more about how we can help you. We are pleased to offer an initial 30 minute call free of charge.

Relevant work

  • We advised a charity on withholding and clawback of grant funds paid to a partner who had failed to comply with the agreed conditions.
  • We advised a group of theatres on recovering and minimising their loss after their producer unilaterally cancelled a tour.
  • We advise charities and companies on how to use the force majeure clauses in their contracts to negotiate reimbursements for events that did not or will not take place due to lockdown.


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