Contract disputes can impact all aspects of your business, from key technology to HR. Our commercial litigation lawyers can help you resolve these disputes, review new or existing contracts for risk, and advise on how to prevent future disputes happening.
It’s important to find quick resolutions to any dispute to avoid any disruption to your operations. With our breadth of specific market expertise and experience, we’re able to quickly understand your business and to find solutions.
Our lawyers take a pragmatic and commercial approach to contract disputes. This approach can be helpful in helping you to maintain important relationships and to protect your reputation. Often this means aiming to resolve your dispute through alternative dispute resolution – negotiation, mediation, or arbitration. However, if a dispute needs to go to court, you’ll have the full support of our experienced contract disputes lawyers throughout.
We’re creative problem-solvers and you’ll get innovative strategies that balance risk management with practical commercial considerations. In many cases we can share the risk and cost of resolving your dispute with you, through our flexible funding options.
To find out more about how our contract disputes lawyers can help your business, call us today on 0370 150 100 or contact us online.
What Type Of Contract Disputes Can We Help With?
Our solicitors work with businesses of all sizes across industry sectors. We also represent directors, senior executives, and high-net-worth individuals.
Contract disputes can involve a wide range of interrelated areas of law. As one of the UK’s largest full-service law firms, we have the diverse expertise needed to advise on disputes involving all types of contracts, including:
- IT and technology contracts
- Key supply chain contracts
- Key facility or service operating contracts
- Distribution, franchise, and licensing agreements
- Sales of goods or service agreements
- Construction contracts
- Employment contracts
- Outsourcing and agency staffing contracts.
How Can We Help?
The best way to deal with disputes is to prevent them happening in the first place.
Our commercial contract lawyers can draft robust agreements for your business that reduce the risk of future disputes and manage the outcome if disputes do arise -read more about our expertise in commercial contracts.
We can also review and test your existing contracts and advise on how to prepare for the risks involved with each. If needed, we can redraft your contracts to add extra protection against disputes.
If you’re facing a dispute already, we’ll analyse both sides’ strategic positions and advise on your best course of action from both commercial and legal perspectives.
We’ll explore alternative dispute resolution options where possible, but are always ready to fight your corner in court when necessary. Our flexible and agile approach also means we’re ready to respond in an emergency, such as injunctive relief applications.
Why Choose Us?
We’re consistently one of the UK’s most active litigation firms – The Lawyer magazine ranked us second in the country for litigation turnover in 2020. When you work with us, you can rest assured that you’re in good hands.
We’ll get to know your business from the ground up, and pair you with lawyers who have real experience in your market and your industry. You’ll get practical, actionable advice for today’s problems as well as insight into the risks and opportunities presented by tomorrow.
If your dispute has an international element, our worldwide network of contacts is ready to help wherever you need them. As members of First Law International, we work with top lawyers in over 100 jurisdictions and can project-manage the entire dispute for you from the UK – read about our international litigation expertise.
No two businesses have the exact same approach to risk, we understand that. And we're not afraid to share the risk of litigation with you where possible. We’re flexible about how our clients fund their litigation to help them get the support they need - find out about our litigation funding options.