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We understand that when a dispute arises in connection with your business, you will inevitably wish to resolve the problem as quickly and effectively as possible, having regard to the commercial considerations of cost, time, risk and benefit.

If you have any kind of commercial dispute, we can help you to resolve it, by identifying the most suitable course of action for you, in light of your priorities. There are various ways we can do this and we’ll advise you on the best course of action to suit your case whether it is through Alternative Dispute Resolution (such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration) or litigation.

We have wide experience of:

  • Contract Disputes
  • Property Disputes
  • Shareholder/Partnership Disputes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Debt Recovery
  • Insolvency
  • Lease enfranchisement

 

Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Your Questions Answered

Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Your Questions Answered

Over time, the gap between women’s and men’s median hourly earnings has been narrowing. In fact, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) it has fallen by over a quarter among full-time employees in the last decade.

 

Right to refuse a business tenancy cannot be misused

Right to refuse a business tenancy cannot be misused

An interesting case is currently making its way through the court system and may have far reaching implications for the landlord/tenant relationship in relation to tenancy renewals; making it more difficult for a landlord to refuse the renewal of a tenancy.

Making the UK safe online!

Making the UK safe online!

The days of poison pen letters may be in the past but the tendency of some individuals to publish offensive comments about others is “alive and well” and, indeed, has increased significantly; being one of the unintended consequences of the rise of online social media. Unfortunately, however, our laws struggle to keep up with the rate of change.
Swifter justice for London bus and tube fare dodgers

Swifter justice for London bus and tube fare dodgers

More than 3,000 tube and bus fare dodgers have been sentenced through a revolutionary new digital sentencing system.
New steps to combat VAT fraud by overseas online sellers

New steps to combat VAT fraud by overseas online sellers

The loss of VAT from the sale of goods online continues to be a problem for HMRC, with the tax losses for 2015-16 from goods sold by overseas businesses but routinely stored and dispatched to UK consumers from within the UK, estimated to be between £1 billion and £1.5 billion. Following HMRC’s consultation, which concluded in March last year, the responses to the idea of ‘split payment’ as a way to tackle the problem show that whilst such a method would bring challenges, there is broad agreement that it is a workable solution.

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.

Pressure on litigation costs from “Proportionality”

Pressure on litigation costs from “Proportionality”

New rules on the losing side paying the costs of the winning side in litigation can leave “winners” significantly out of pocket.

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