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Dispute resolution

Disputes are an unfortunate reality in today's business world.

Wherever possible the Dispute Resolution service helps clients avoid litigation and the disruption and costs that this can involve.

The goal is always to bring disputes to a successful conclusion – as quickly, cost effectively and painlessly as possible. 

Options for resolving client's disputes are always discussed. This may include alternative dispute resolution processes including adjudication, arbitration, early neutral evaluation, expert determination and mediation.

Where litigation is necessary the Dispute Resolution service works with clients to achieve their objectives taking into account both legal and commercial risks. This may include pursuing court proceedings to trial where necessary.

Services provided cover a broad range of disputes including:

  • Construction
  • Contract and commercial
  • Debt recovery
  • Defamation
  • Directors duties
  • Information technology
  • Injunctions
  • Intellectual property
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Nuisance
  • Partnership
  • Probate
  • Product liability
  • Professional disciplinary proceedings
  • Professional negligence
  • Property
  • Shareholder
  • Trusts

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GDPR Webinar: Marketing and Sales

29/06/2017 - This webinar is relevant to CMOs, marketing directors, sales directors, marketing managers and business development managers.

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GDPR Webinar: Why is GDPR a boardroom issue?

20/07/2017 - This webinar is relevant to senior executives and managers from all disciplines and in-house counsel.

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Mesothelioma & Lung Cancer Study Day

22/09/2017 - Boyes Turner's specialist asbestos claims team is hosting a free study day at their offices in Reading. The day will focus on trends and developments in mesothelioma and asbestos related lung cancer.

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