We have a large number of specialists, many of whom are regarded by the independent directories as leaders in their field. We also provide a mediation service. Experienced in all types of commercial and contract disputes, the group has specialisms in the following areas:
|Corporate and shareholder disputes||Privy Council|
|Banking and finance disputes||Defamation and reputation management||Product liability|
|Business support and insolvency||Employment disputes
|City and International commercial litigation||Property litigation|
|Civil fraud and asset recovery||Intellectual property disputes||Public law
|Commercial agents||Judicial reviews||Public procurement Litigation|
|Company disputes||Partnership disputes||
|Construction and engineering disputes||Will and inheritance disputes|
We work with national and international corporations, government departments, regulators, financial institutions, individuals, partnerships and owner managed businesses. Clients for whom we have acted include:
|Alcatel||Principality Building Society||Solicitors Regulatory Authority||NHS England|
|AXA Insurance plc||IBM||Tinopolis plc||Kerry Group|
|DHL||NHS Shared Services Partnership||University of South Wales|
|Personal Hygiene Services Ltd.||Welsh Government|
Examples of cases in which we have recently acted include:
The High Court has recently provided guidance on a good faith clause in a contract with respect to a claim involving the use of a contracting party's data in the context of establishing a competing business.
In this recent decision, the Supreme Court considered the proper approach to the quantum of damages in professional negligence refinance cases.
In a recent case, the High Court has confirmed the law in relation to a request for a late amendment to a claim. The main point to take away is that if an amendment is crucial to your case – it is best not to leave it until 'the 11th hour'.
When granting someone a power of attorney you are giving them the right to deal with your own affairs. However a recent case shows that in certain circumstances where you lose capacity your attorney may also be able to substitute you.
As the Prime Minister and her negotiating team prepare themselves for another tense round of negotiations in Brussels, Lee Fisher, considers what lessons may be learnt from the negotiations to date.
When a director/shareholder's exclusion from management is NOT unfair prejudice: Recent High Court Judgment in Cool Seas (Seafoods) Limited v Interfish Limited & Ors  EWHC 2038 (Ch).
In the trial of an unfair prejudice petition, the High Court has found that the actions of the first respondent represented the clearest possible breach of directors' fiduciary and statutory duties. We take look in detail.
Protecting trade secrets and confidential information is crucial and what steps can employers take to prevent staff from misusing commercially-sensitive information?
With employers planning Christmas parties, or indeed any kind of "works do", we look at a case where the employer was held vicariously liable for an employee's actions when those at the office party moved on to another venue where a fight broke out.
In a judgment dated 9 November 2018, the High Court has provided a helpful reminder of the meaning of 'use' in the context of CPR 31.22(1).
Associate Aimee Cook examines a Springboard injunction that has been granted to prevent damaging misuse of company confidential information.
The recent decision in the case of Cosmetic Warriors Ltd & Anor v Gerrie  EWCA Civ 324 dealt with the correct construction of shareholders' pre-emption rights.