Commercial Litigation and Dispute Management

Finding the right solutions to commercial disputes, as well as strategies for the future, can bring unwanted distraction, cost and risk to your business without the right direction.

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Our commercial disputes experts have a nationally recognised expertise in matters involving corporate transactional disputes, shareholder actions, directors’ duties and boardroom disputes, employee and team moves, theft of confidential information, professional negligence claims, commercial contract and outsourcing disputes, intellectual property issues, IT disputes, contentious probate problems, mediation and other ADR injunctions/interdict, search and seize orders and supervising solicitors judicial review. 

We have broad expertise in handling banking disputes, asset, motor and aviation finance litigation, local authority litigation, pensions disputes and complex employment litigation. 

Our team of specialists work hard to understand your business needs. We take a distinctively direct, energetic approach to commercial disputes and we focus on sustainable, satisfactory resolutions.

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Recent quotes about the team via clients have included:

"They have always been very responsive and understanding of our position."

"A very solid, reliable team."

"The team actively guided us through a completely new process and its advice was extremely conscientious and detailed." 

"It was remarkable how clear they were on their thinking. They really gave some good guidance for my decisions."

"They turn things around in the timeframe we like."

Chambers & Partners 2015

"Highly practical and commercial"

"Intelligent and practical"

"Good response times and clear advice"

"Take the time to get to know the client’s business"

Legal 500 2014

How we can help

We can help you go further with a range of products, training and sector expertise.

Some of our experts

Joel Heap

Partner - National Head of Commercial Litigation

I am a leading commercial litigation specialist, heading up the National Commercial Litigation team.

Andrew Leach

Partner - Partner (Head of CIS Desk)

I am commercial litigation specialist and Head of the Russian and CIS Desk, leading a team of experts in complex and substantial cross-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration.


Steve Morris

Partner - Commercial Litigation Manchester

I am a Partner specialising in commercial litigation and dispute management with particular expertise in the utilities sector.


Euan McSherry

Partner - Head of Real Estate Litigation (Scotland)

I provide litigation advice to clients in the retail, food and banking sectors. I am the first Scottish lawyer to be listed on the Register of RICS Accredited Mediators.

Stefan Paciorek


I am a Partner specialising in Commercial Litigation and Arbitration based in the London office.

Andrew Harris


I am a consultant in the Commercial Litigation team. I specialise in corporate governance and company law, including schemes of arrangement and capital reductions.

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