Courts & Dispute Resolution

Courts & Dispute Resolution

Disputes all too frequently arise in business and can become a major drain on management time and resources unless handled quickly and efficiently.

Our Litigation Team has a depth of experience that can be applied to your advantage. They will take a pragmatic and robust approach in protecting your interests and will work with you to achieve the best possible outcome in line with your commercial objectives.

Disputes can range from breach of contract and sale of goods disagreements to major issues involving construction, engineering and property. Many cases involve problems that are internal to an organisation, such as partnership and shareholder disputes. We also have particular experience in corporate insolvency and winding up proceedings.

Our team provides sensible, practical solutions and sound advice based on a wealth of experience. We are leading advocates of mediation and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) procedures. We also have a mediator accredited with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators working within our team.

Our team have experience and specialisms in the following areas of law on which we are able to advise:

  • Business disputes (Including shareholder, partnership, director disputes)
  • Debt recovery, statutory demands and contractual disputes
  • Retention of Title
  • Disputes with customers
  • Intellectual property disputes (Copyright, Trade Marks, Passing Off, Patents, and Confidential Information)
  • Fiduciary duty claims
  • Insurance matters
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Warranty claims
  • Public Procurement Disputes

At Palmers we also recognise that sometimes commercial debt litigation can be an expensive and time consuming process, particularly where the debts are undisputed. To assist with the commercial debt recovery process we have therefore developed the commercial debt recovery scheme which is designed to take away some of the hassle of your day to day businesses debt recovery and to maintain a proportionality of cost. Please click this link to read more.