August 1, 2019
Did you know, in the eyes of the court, commercial litigation is a last resort? They expect you to try other methods of dispute resolution first. Court proceedings can be long and complicated and, before you decide to make a claim, it’s important to consider the following five factors carefully. (more…)
July 25, 2019
Disputes are an inevitable part of business – and, when they arise, every effort should be made to deal with the situation amicably. A frank and open discussion is often all it takes to resolve the issue. However, if you’re finding it particularly difficult to settle your differences, commercial litigation may be necessary and it could be time to seek the help of a specialist litigation solicitor. (more…)
July 22, 2019
Love it or hate it, paperwork is a necessity for effective business management. Many a deal is done on a handshake or a casual exchange of emails or text messages. Experience has illustrated the need to have accurate and complete documentation to set out what your business commitments are and, just as importantly, the commitments other businesses have made to you.
July 1, 2019
Do a simple online search on ‘how to resolve a commercial dispute’ and, there’s no doubt, you’ll come across alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This has become an increasingly popular option with commercial clients. Not only does it help to avoid court proceedings, but it’s also extremely cost-effective and – in most cases – it leads to a successful and amicable agreement.
But what is it?
June 24, 2019
We all hope that when the time comes, we will have put our affairs in order, properly prepared our Will and that those to whom we are leaving our estate are comfortable with how we’ve decided to distribute our assets. For the majority, the Will is the way and, although probate can be a lengthy process, all will go smoothly.
May 29, 2019
Had a disagreement with your business partner or client? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one. Commercial disputes are an inevitable part of business. No matter how hard you try to avoid it, discord is likely to happen at some point – and you need to know how to handle it effectively.