Commercial and contractual disputes
Legal expertise to guide commercial and contractual disputes to successful resolution.
Commercial and contractual disputes
Cost-effective commercial and contractual dispute resolution
Our experience covers a broad range of contractual disputes, including:
- Misrepresentation claims
- Sale and supply of goods and services contracts
- Breach of warranty claims under sale and purchase agreements
- Termination of contract disputes
- Financial disputes including the niche area of spread betting litigation
- Loan disputes including advice relating to pursuing and enforceability of personal guarantees
- Introduction fee disputes relating to the recruitment industry
- Breach of restrictive covenant disputes relating to employment contracts
- Injunction and freezing orders
For specialist assistance with any commercial or contractual dispute, please contact a member of our expert team based in St Albans, Harpenden and Luton.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
A very solid team with several litigators who show good common sense in their client dealings with practical commercial advice given and clients kept well informed.
Working with the team has been professional from start to finish allowing us to make informed decisions through complex processes. The availability and “can do” attitude has enabled us to conduct our business and know we have the right people in our corner to enable good decision making and positive outcomes.
Immediate response and exemplary communication. A high level of client confidence is immediately provided – most reassuring at difficult times. A dependable strong team of skilled professionals.
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Frequently asked questions
What are commercial and contractual disputes?
Commercial and contractual disputes arise when two or more parties involved in a business deal have a disagreement over the terms of their agreement or the performance of their obligations. These disputes can involve issues such as breach of specific obligations contained within a contract, payment disputes, delivery of goods or services, and more.
How long does it take to resolve a commercial or contractual dispute?
The length of time it takes to resolve a commercial or contractual dispute depends on the complexity of the issue and the method of resolution chosen. Negotiation can be resolved quickly, while mediation and litigation can take several months or even years.
How can I prevent commercial and contractual disputes from arising?
To reduce the chances of having commercial and contractual disputes, it is important to have clear and detailed contracts that outline the obligations and responsibilities of each party. Communication and transparency are also key to avoiding disputes, as parties should be upfront about any issues that arise and work together to find a resolution.
How are commercial and contractual disputes resolved?
Commercial and contractual disputes can be resolved through negotiation, mediation, or litigation. Negotiation involves the parties discussing the issue and attempting to reach a mutually agreeable resolution. Mediation involves a neutral third party facilitating discussions and helping the parties come to a resolution. Litigation involves taking the dispute to court, where a judge will decide the outcome.
What are the costs associated with resolving a commercial or contractual dispute?
The costs associated with resolving a commercial or contractual dispute can vary widely depending on the method of resolution chosen and the complexity of the issue. Negotiation and mediation are generally less expensive than litigation, which can involve costly legal fees as well as being a drain on management and staff time.
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