Litigation and arbitration

We can support you in avoiding disputes but, when they are unavoidable, our market-leading team can help you achieve a positive resolution.

Local presence, global reach
Our national team offers assistance that is local to you, combined with the resources of a team that operates nationally as well as internationally through our worldwide network of partner law firms. 

Flexible funding
We recognise that costs can be a barrier.  We can work with you to find solutions, including conditional fee agreements and third party funding.  See funding legal proceedings.

Our lawyers

Our nation-wide team is among the very largest in the UK and combines dispute resolution expertise with in depth knowledge of the sectors within which our clients operate.

Our experience

  • Representing Jaguar Land Rover in its successful claim against Bombardier for infringement of its Defender trademark
  • Successfully obtaining for Interlink Metals & Chemicals AG a worldwide freezing injunction to ensure assets located in the UK and abroad were not dissipated
  • Successfully defending a £40 million final account claim commenced by a tier 1 contractor against a local authority in adjudication proceedings and in the ad hoc arbitration that followed.
  • Representing a subsidiary of a major worldwide food distribution group in a substantial Competition Act claim
  • Acting in the significant corporate derivative action, Bhullar v Bhullar, providing guidance on when claimants can expect cost indemnities from the company
  • Successfully defending a £12 million unfair prejudice petition served on majority shareholders
  • Acting in the Burns v Burns Court of Appeal case concerning testamentary capacity

Our clients

We represent organisations throughout the industry, including global vehicle manufacturers, component manufacturers, after-market suppliers, logistics suppliers and vehicle distributors and dealers. Key clients include:

  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Bidvest Group
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Interserve
  • Virgin Care
  • Benfica Football Club
  • University of Cambridge
  • Subaru (UK) Limited
  • Centrica
  • Ryder

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