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If you have encountered a problem in relation to a contract that you have entered into, we may be able to negotiate a satisfactory resolution or resolve the problem by using Alternative Dispute Resolution.

If necessary, our experienced Dispute Resolution teams in Chesterfield, Mansfield and Sheffield will act for you in enforcing your rights through the Courts.

Our experience covers many types of contract dispute. Examples of the types of case we deal with include:

  • Construction disputes
  • Faulty or incomplete work by builders or other tradesmen
  • Faulty cars and other goods which are not of satisfactory quality or fit for purpose
  • Hire purchase and credit agreements for unsatisfactory goods
  • Unfair consumer contract terms

We offer an initial fixed-fee appointment followed up with a detailed advice letter, to assist you in establishing the merits of your case and to provide you with a suggested course of action.

Things you can do to avoid a building dispute

Things you can do to avoid a building dispute

We have all spent a lot more time at home recently and for some of us, this has made us think about completing renovations on your homes. Whether it is a simple case of opening up two rooms to form a family space or building a completely new extension, please follow our advice when choosing a builder to carry out the work.
Who Owns Their Web Name?

Who Owns Their Web Name?

You might think that you would have the right to stop your name being used in a web address without your consent. But you’d be wrong.

Ignorance as a Defence in Law

Ignorance as a Defence in Law

There are in fact circumstances where ignorance is a perfectly valid defence.

Online Courts Proposed

Online Courts Proposed

Proposals have been put forward for online paperless courts that would enable people to settle civil disputes of up to £25,000.

Without Prejudice

Without Prejudice

Do you know what the legal phrase “without prejudice” means?

Online Privacy in the Office

Online Privacy in the Office

Companies are within their rights to monitor the private online activities of their employees when they are in the office.

Changes to way in which fees can be charged in insolvency cases.

Changes to way in which fees can be charged in insolvency cases.

Changes to the way in which fees can be charged will soon make it more difficult for creditors to sue fraudulent directors.
Need to Sort out Your Finances?

Need to Sort out Your Finances?

Around 50% of us make a New Year’s Resolution to 'sort out the finances’ but for most of us it's more of a wish than a firm commitment to take action. Looking at the January appointments we’ve had with wealth management clients here are the topics that we’ve discussed most often. If you’re determined to sort out your finances, these may give you some food for thought.

Bank Liable for damage to credit rating

Bank Liable for damage to credit rating

The courts recently found that a bank had failed in its duty to investigate an assertion by a debtor that a restricted-use credit agreement had been rescinded before reporting to credit reference agencies that the debtor was in default.

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