Business contracts & disputes
A major part of our work is assisting our clients resolve business and contract disputes. Where practicable, we assist clients in resolving disputes without recourse to legal proceedings. We also advise on the use of mediation or other alternative dispute resolution techniques.
All of our team are trained mediation advocates with many years of experience in settling disputes by mediation. If legal proceedings are unavoidable, we are recognised for our clear and decisive advice, our cost-effective operation and our tenacity in securing the right outcome.
“One of the leading dispute resolution teams in the region.”
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- 14 September 2022
‘Quiet Quitting’: Time to reset working practices?
The controversial practice of ‘quiet quitting’ in the workplace has recently hit the headlines, but what does it mean, and will it have long-lasting effects?
- 13 September 2022
Coping with bereavement in the workplace
The UK is currently in a period of national mourning following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. It is due to come to an end on 19 September, when the Queen is laid to rest at a state funeral.
- 12 September 2022
Supporting employees through the cost of living crisis
As many businesses were beginning to return to normality after the COVID-19 pandemic, they are now facing a new challenge in supporting staff through the cost of living crisis.
- 07 September 2022
Settlement agreements: Least burdensome rule
When is senior executive is offered a ‘without prejudice’ severance package through a settlement agreement the primary focus of both parties is usually on the money. What is a reasonable (or sufficiently attractive) sum to pay to the executive in order to quickly resolve whatever destabilising situation has arisen?
- 25 August 2022
Restrictive Covenants – What’s happened in 2019
There have been some cases in 2019 which have offered employers guidance on restrictive covenants and demonstrated how important it is for employers to review such restrictions carefully.
“We really appreciated the speed with which our matter was addressed, and with the immediate involvement of a specific subject matter expert. It is apparent that they foster a strong culture of team collaboration. The lead partner was compassionate and realistic, whilst giving us optimism. We always felt well advised.”