Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

At Fiona Bruce LLP we have broad experience of dealing with litigation and the resolution of disputes arising from business disagreements of all descriptions. We are able to advise you, whether pursuing or defending a claim, of the options open to you and the economic implications of your decisions.

“Very professional service; helpful and friendly.”

Recourse to the Courts is usually time consuming and expensive – and you need to concentrate on the running of your own business. We aim to give you clear, frank advice on your options, ensuring that all appropriate avenues have been explored before the Courts become involved.

We offer advice on the most cost effective, commercially-focused resolutions available should dispute arise in the course of your business. This may be through litigation, alternative dispute resolution or negotiation.

For further information or to make an enquiry please contact us.


Directors’ Duties

The Companies Act 2006 imposes a number of duties on a Director, such as the duty to act in the best interest of the Company. If these duties are breached, we can advise on the best methods to resolve any following disputes.


Partnership Disputes

When partners enter into a dispute, we can advise on liabilities under a partnership agreement or the default rules under the Partnership Act 1890.

Mediation / Alternative Dispute Resolution

When going to court is not in the best interests of either party, a swift and satisfactory resolution is often required. We can assist in expediting this in a confidential, financially aware manner.

Shareholder Disputes

In a dispute between Company owners, we can advise on liabilities and a commercially realistic solution.

Injunctions

If a party, such as a Director or shareholder, threatens to breach a restrictive covenant or confidentiality relating to your business, we can advise on obtaining an injunction to protect your interests.


Breach of Contract / Professional Negligence Claims

We have a wealth of experience in dealing with such claims, acting for both defendant and claimant. We can advise on your prospects of success, and take your business situation into account when deciding the best way forward.

 

Disputes between Directors

A dispute between Directors can have severe implications for the Company. We actively seek to conclude such matters swiftly, to ensure minimum disruption to business activities.