Types of dispute resolution work
Our lawyers commonly undertake:
- Litigation – Supreme Court, High Court and its specialist divisions, County Courts
- Judicial review
We encounter other dispute resolution processes, but these are the most common. Each forum has its own set of rules. Our lawyers know the rules and will support and steer you through the relevant process.
These processes are not always mutually exclusive. For example, in most instances mediation is embarked upon whilst litigation is afoot unless it has been attempted and failed before proceedings.
Most people have an appreciation of what is involved in litigation. Mediation is very often confused with arbitration and adjudication. Mediation is explained under the separate ‘Mediation’ menu option.
- Disputes between trading businesses
- Internal disputes between stakeholders in a business (partnership and shareholder disputes)
- Disputes arising after the sale of a business
- Disputes over the ownership of intellectual property (trade marks, patents and confidential information)
- Property disputes (between buyers and sellers or landlords and tenants)
- Corporate defamation
- Challenges to the decisions of public bodies