Dispute resolution

Expert guidance and support from trusted dispute resolution solicitors

Understanding dispute resolution

Our extensive experience in dealing with disputes allows us to provide focused, strategic and commercial advice.

Our specialist litigators will support you every step of the way in responding to your dispute and will help you achieve the best available outcome. 

Our service is tailored to the size and complexity of each case. Where possible we aim to help you to avoid disputes, or resolve them at an early stage.

How our dispute resolution solicitors can help you

We act for companies, partnerships, LLPs, regulators, public organisations, individuals, charities and social businesses on a broad range of disputes, including on commercial contracts, construction, shareholder and director,  professional negligence, civil fraud, intellectual property, reputation management and insurance.

Our aim is to help our clients avoid disputes, mitigate their effects and try to resolve them at an early stage. We provide practical and commercial advice to help you to find a solution. Where a dispute cannot be avoided we will robustly advance your position in formal proceedings, whether pursued by adjudication, litigation, arbitration or alternative dispute resolution.

Commercial and contractual disputes

Commercial contractual disputes

We have extensive experience in dealing with commercial contractual disputes...

Construction disputes

Construction disputes

We advise owners, employers, developers, contractors, sub-contractors and construction professionals...

Fraud and asset tracing

Fraud and asset tracing

Identifying the perpetrators and causes of a fraud and then pursuing, securing and preserving...

Commercial litigation (1)

Commercial litigation

Russell-Cooke has a substantial commercial litigation team of lawyers with specialist expertise in undertaking a broad range of disputes work...

Our approach to dispute resolution

We recognise the need for integrated and adaptive services which better anticipate our clients’ requirements. We work as part of a multi-disciplinary full service firm and so we draw on a wide range of experience and expertise.

We regularly act in disputes involving one or more international elements and on the basis of alternative forms of funding in appropriate circumstances.

Professional negligence

Professional negligence

We act for companies, partnerships, LLPs, directors and individuals in relation to a wide variety of professional negligence disputes...

Intellectual property enforcement and dispute resolution

Intellectual property—enforcement and dispute resolution

We assist clients with a range of intellectual property disputes, including copyright and trademark infringement...

Insurance disputes

Insurance disputes

When individuals and businesses suffer substantial losses, they will often look to their own insurance policies...

In house

In-house service

Many legal instructions relate to a specific project or problem that needs a commercial resolution. However, startups and growing businesses...

Family Office service

About our Family Office services

Russell-Cooke’s Family Office offer clear, practical advice on anything from wills and pre-nuptial agreements to business and property portfolios via philanthropic aims and reputational issues.

Find out how Russell-Cooke’s Family Office provide families with seamless access to the specialist advice they need and when they need it.

Generation Game Office Service

Family Office service

Find out how we can help individuals and families make informed decisions about their future planning and navigate the difficult conversations that might otherwise lead to conflict.

Get in touch

If you would like to speak with a member of the dispute resolution team you can contact our dispute resolution solicitors by email, by telephone on +44 (0)20 3826 7513 or complete our enquiry form.

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