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Commercial litigation

Commercial disputes can be complex, time consuming and stressful. However, most businesses will at some point face having to deal with a dispute, whether it be a supplier not delivering goods, a customer not paying, or perhaps a competing business exploiting intellectual property. No matter the nature of the dispute, our commercial litigation Solicitors have the experience and expertise to assist.

Early engagement of an experienced commercial litigation Solicitor can make the difference between a quick resolution and a long drawn out Court case. Our dispute resolution lawyers are experienced in negotiating resolutions on their clients’ behalf and resolving cases at an early stage via mediation, thus avoiding having to go to Court.

However, if a case does progress to Court, then our litigation team will fight on your side and we can boast numerous successes at trial for our clients.

Our commercial disputes team are also experienced in handling international arbitrations with parties based in various locations around the globe.

Our commercial litigation team can handle all aspects of your case, leaving you to take care of your day job – running your business.

If you have a dispute, we can help

Proactive, committed and highly approachable, we can help you reach a successful, early, and cost-effective resolution to a range of commercial disputes, including breach of contract, professional negligence, reputation management, protection of intellectual property and insolvency. However, our litigation team provides a full service and this list is by no means exhaustive.

Why choose Steeles Law Commercial Litigation team?

The team, which is supported by multi-disciplinary practitioners from the Business Law Team, acts for a wide range of clients in various industries including food production, education, business advisory, motorsport, financial services and political parties.  Clients include national and household names.

The team is led by Damian Pitts, who joined Steeles in 2018 from Pinney Talfourd Solicitors, bringing significant experience from both industry and private practice.

The team’s work highlights include:

  • Acting for a financial advisory firm in a dispute with its professional indemnity insurer worth £1.75m;
  • Acting for a motorsport team in a multi-million pound dispute with its sponsor;
  • Acting for a real estate finance broker in a dispute worth over six figures;
  • Acting for a national crane hire company to recover a £100k debt owed by a customer.

Ranked in the Legal 500, the leading guide to law firms and solicitors in the UK with Damian earning praise as being ‘bright and thorough’.

When you contact us, we first clarify the details of the dispute and that we can help. This initial telephone call is free, we can then advise on the full range of funding options available, from hourly rates and fixed fees to CFAs and third party funded claims.