Litigation and arbitration

We can support you in avoiding disputes but, when litigation is unavoidable, our market-leading litigation and dispute resolution team can help you achieve a positive resolution. 

Whatever the issue, our aim is to help achieve the best solution for you, in a commercial and cost-effective way. We take the time to get to know the situation and what success looks like for you, before developing the right strategy to achieve your goals. Key to our approach is to consider the benefits of negotiated settlement before jumping to litigation. 

Our dispute resolution team is one of the biggest and most experienced in the UK, regularly working on High Court and other significant cases. We deal with disputes in all forums, including courts, international arbitration and adjudication.

Our lawyers

We are all experienced in alternative dispute resolution with many being registered or accredited mediators.

Our experience

  • Representing Jaguar Land Rover in its successful claim against Bombardier for infringement of its Defender trademark
  • Acting for a major wholesaler of pharmaceutical drugs facing a claim for £9million from a pharmacy chain, arising out of an alleged sale of patent infringing generic drugs
  • 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 £12million unfair prejudice petition served on majority shareholders
  • Acting in the Burns v Burns Court of Appeal case concerning testamentary capacity 

Our clients

We work with a range of national and international clients including:

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

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