Disputes have become part and parcel of business life, and most business owners will agree that it is more unusual not to have had some sort of disagreement than to have had one.
From minor day-to-day matters to significant problems that can threaten the survival of a business, disputes of any nature are stressful, time consuming and disruptive. When they enter the legal realm, it's vital that expert advice is sought as quickly as possible to minimise the effect on your livelihood.
Commercial Dispute Resolution
If you are facing a dispute, or have a need to defend action being taken against you, there are experts here at Pickering & Butters who are ready to listen and help. Our service is comprehensive and includes:
- Contractual disputes
- Partnership / shareholder disputes
- Debt recovery
- Professional negligence
- Lease renewal or rent reviews
- Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR)
- Recovery of premises / forfeiture
- Section 146 Notices / dilapidations & disrepair claims / injunctions
- Land disputes (including rights of way disputes, breach of covenant, etc.)
- Removal of trespassers
- Land Registry adjudication proceedings
Mediation and Arbitration
There are various ways of dealing with disputes and we’ll always try to take the routes that keep things out of court. Wherever possible we try to resolve issues by negotiation. If this is not possible we may consider alternative dispute resolution.
Mediation and arbitration are two methods of alternative dispute resolution that are far more cost effective and amicable than court action or litigation. Whatever the path you take, you can rely on our knowledge and experience to guide you through the entire process, with a view to reaching the best possible outcome for you, and that’s something we’ll make sure we understand.
If it comes to a situation where court is necessary, we’ll be at your side right the way through, representing you in person for complete continuity. Our expertise and experience in court proceedings is well-regarded and we have a respected track record of success in achieving the best results for our clients.
With a wealth of expertise in resolving disputes, we’ll always ensure you are fully advised on the merits and the risks of pursuing or resisting claims. Our aim is to provide the timeliest and most cost effective service for your needs. So if there’s a dispute brewing, you are facing action or you feel you have lost out due to the negligence of a professional, please contact us without delay.