Our experienced commercial litigation solicitors provide clear and practical advice to our local authority clients regarding all dispute resolution issues.
While it is always preferable to avoid disputes and to safeguard your council from dispute claims, in some instances it is unavoidable and disputes will arise. If your council is facing a dispute, our specialist commercial litigation solicitors can advise on all aspects of commercial litigation from mediation to representation in court.
Our commercial litigation team works in partnership with our clients to settle disputes in a cost effective and timely manner, avoiding court proceedings where possible. Our mediators are experienced at exploring issues, facilitating negotiations and encouraging the parties in dispute to reach workable and successful outcomes.
We have a broad client base and work with many councils. Our commercial litigation team is able to advise in the context of the particular pressures and demands of your internal clients, and work with you to achieve the most appropriate outcome to your commercial dispute.
Our commercial litigation service
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, our commercial litigation team has extensive knowledge and experience of working across a number of sectors and handling a wide range of commercial disputes, including:
- Contractual disputes.
- Commercial property disputes.
- Insolvency and bankruptcy.
- Partnership dissolution.
- Restrictive covenants.
- Debt and fee recovery.
- Health and safety prosecutions.
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We have been recognised for the work we do
Over the past two years, we have seen an increasing number of GDPR claims being made alleging that an individual’s data protection rights have been breached.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, much of the focus has been on shoring up existing delivery and, where possible, extending arrangements if it is not possible to re-procure.
Covid-19 has resulted, on the whole, in a marked co-operation between contracting authorities and their suppliers as everybody focuses on maintaining delivery as far as possible.
As we continue to emerge from lockdown measures and deal with local measures and the short and long term economic impact of Covid-19, local authorities will need to re-assess how services will be delivered for years to come.
The Johnny Depp -v- News Group Newspapers trial concluded last week and has been widely publicised and reported on around the World.
Parties to court proceedings are encouraged to engage in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and a recent case shows that if you fail to do so, there may be costs consequences.
Join Olwen Dutton, Matthew Gregson and Alex Lawrence in our latest webinar to discuss the decision in R (Harvey) v Ledbury Town Council.
The High Court Ruling in R(Harvey) v Ledbury Town Council has clarified how a council should deal with complaints against a councillor & has implications for Town & Parish Councils throughout England.
Another case that might challenge holiday-pay practice for variable hours staff has been decided by the EAT.
Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) won four awards at the Birmingham Law Society Awards last night (8 March 2018), including Law Firm of the Year (16 partners or more).
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