Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

Preventatve action is always preferable. However, sometimes, despite a client's best efforts, disputes can arise. That is when you need a team of lawyers experienced in litigation procedure who also have an in-depth understanding of your business. However, as litigation can be both costly and timeconsuming, where possible alternative forms of dispute resolution should be considered.

We advise on disputes in various fields including finance, oil and gas, education, intellectual property, real estate and data management.

We have particular expertise in acting for both claimants and defendants in matters involving libel, slander and malicious falsehood. We advise on potential liability and magnitude of potential awards in advance of proceedings.

We are able to deal with jurisdictional issues arising out of cross-border publications such as on internet sites.

We have strong expertise in handling a wide range of intellectual property related disputes involving trade marks and domain names, passing off, patents, designs, copyright, database rights and breach of confidence.