Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution The Dispute Resolution team has vast experience in all usual, and unusual, litigation cases.

Our services include:

  • Commercial disputes and solutions
  • Sporting activity
  • Litigation for insurance companies and claimants (including road traffic, employers liability, public liability and fraud investigation)
  • Commercial and public authority debt recovery
  • Recovery of money and property for individuals, companies and institutions
  • Insolvency, bankruptcy and corporate recovery
  • Construction disputes
  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

The department has dealt with an endless variety of disputes which has attracted a wide variety of high profile clients from a plethora of industries including sport, prestige motor finance houses, intercontinental freight and parcel companies, and Local Authorities to name but a few.

The team's success has been built around giving our solicitors the space and responsibility to create innovative solutions to meet our client's ever evolving needs and priorities.

There is no end to the type of disputes which can arise. We do all of the usual things which any dispute resolution department will do as well as many things which many dispute resolution teams do not. For example, we have dealt with:

  • Major air crashes and vessels sinking or burning
  • Major fires and death
  • Manslaughter charges arising out of running a business
  • Football clubs and their shares
  • Inquiries by Traffic Commissioners
  • Criminal charges from alleged share insider dealing
  • Health and safety prosecutions
  • Damages from fraudulent directors cheating their company
  • Investigating major criminal road traffic accidents and fraud rackets
  • Multi-national claimant action against an EU government for failing to ensure freedom of movement of people and goods
  • Tied premises and competition law
  • Patent and copyright disputes
  • Abuse of police powers
Key Contacts: Title: Role: Email: Secretary:
Peter McWilliams (view profile) Managing Partner Head of Business & Commerce Sheree Wraith
Nick Collins (view profile) Senior Partner Head of Dispute Resolution
Ben Mackenzie (view profile) Partner Head of Property Litigation Elizabeth Ward
Patrick Raywood (view profile) Associate Executive Head of Debt Recovery