Business Services Dispute Resolution

Working to get your business the right result

Immediate, cost-effective legal advice when you need it following a commercial dispute

Disputes can be a major distraction from running your business. So why not let us take some of the strain with effective legal advice? Together we’ll work to find a solution to your dispute as quickly as possible and minimise the disruption to your day-to-day business activity. Find out more about our dispute resolution team.


If you need legal help or advice around a dispute or would like to find out more about the legal services we can offer your business, call us now on 01803 403403

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From the first time we meet we’ll take the time to really get to know you, so that we understand the intricacies of what you need. We offer you clear, legal advice from experts in each field of law so that you can make the best decision for you. We put you first. We listen. And offer you a personal service that you can depend on.

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Getting help and advice early is often the key to settling a dispute. We’re here to help.

We work very closely in partnership with our commercial clients. Because we know that our legal expertise combined with your expert insight into your business is a winning combination in securing the best resolution in any commercial dispute.

Early intervention is often key to resolving disputes satisfactorily and we’re on hand to guide you pragmatically through the resolution options from negotiation and mediation to expert determination, arbitration and, if necessary, court action.

Led by Peter Lewis, a Senior Partner with over 25 years of experience in complex civil and commercial disputes, our specialist team are experts in commercial litigation and commercial dispute resolution. Areas they can help with include:

  • Professional negligence – claims against solicitors, barristers, accountants, financial advisers, surveyors and other professionals
  • Commercial contract – enforcement, termination or compensation for breach of commercial contracts including those relating to sale and supply of goods and services, marketing, distribution, agency and joint ventures
  • Company – disputes between directors and shareholders including breach of shareholders agreements and unfair prejudice
  • Partnerships – disputes concerning the interpretation of partnership agreements, issues between partners, claims against partners for breach of duty and claims relating to the termination of partnerships including LLPs.
  • Property and Trust – claims relating to the ownership of property, boundary disputes, options, enforcement of covenants, claims for breach of trust, disputes between trustees and beneficiaries.
  • Landlord and tenant – advising landlords on disputes that arise during tenancies
  • Banking, lending and guarantee claims – disputes between bankers and customers including interpretation and enforcement of lending agreements and guarantees.
  • Information Technology – claims relating to software and hardware supply, design and maintenance contracts.

When you need results

Peter’s recent cases have included;

  • Successfully resisting commercial claims for breach of restrictive covenants and breach of confidence
  • Acting in the resolution of complex commercial, property and estate disputes
  • Advising and negotiating the resolution of agricultural and property partnership disputes
  • Resolving shareholder disputes including unfair prejudice