Reaching swift and effective resolution
Whether you’re involved in a dispute with an individual, business or any other organisation, the consequences can often be detrimental to your personal and financial circumstances. For that reason, finding a swift and effective resolution is likely to be in the best interests of the parties involved.
Drawing on a wealth of legal knowledge and practical experience in the area of dispute resolution, Smith Partnership offers a dedicated dispute resolution team that can fight your corner and secure the resolution you’re looking for.
Contact our team today to find out what we can do for you.
Clients from across the UK instruct Smith Partnership in commercial claims relating to director and shareholder disputes, breaches of contract and construction claims, among others. The Derby offering is headed by ‘knowledgeable and highly skilled’ Russell Davies, who has significant experience in property disputes with commercial development aspects as well as commercial lease disputes.
‘Passionate about our business and fully understands our business model and offer not only the best legal advice but also the most commercial.’
‘Russell Davies – Knowledgeable and highly skilled individual who is always on hand to offer advice and support. Always offers a commercial decision as well as legal advice.’
Our dispute resolution services
As one of the East Midlands’ leading law firms, Smith Partnership’s dispute resolution team offers extensive experience resolving disputes regardless of sector or circumstance. Our key services and areas of expertise include:
- Commercial disputes
- Business dispute mediation and negotiation
- Commercial litigation
- Corporate, shareholder and partnership disputes
- Contractual disputes
- Internal business disputes
- Professional negligence claims against solicitors, accountants, architects, financial advisors and other professionals
- Tenancy dispute services
- Landlord disputes
- Brewery litigation
- Property disputes
No matter the complexity of the dispute, our highly experienced solicitors pride themselves on finding solutions that work in our clients’ best interests. We provide actionable legal advice from the moment you instruct us all the way through to the conclusion of your case, offering the legal know-how needed to determine the best course of action.
Dealing with a dispute can be costly and time-consuming, putting significant strain on the resources that matter to you. This is especially the case if disputes develop into a lengthy court case, so we work tirelessly to resolve the dispute as soon as possible.
Our approach begins with identifying your ideal outcome, considering all available options along the way. Tailoring our advice to your specific circumstances, our legal expertise helps you resolve conflict in a client-focused and cost-effective way.
The importance of providing straight-talking, jargon-free legal advice plays a central role throughout our legal services, and we keep you informed of any potential costs along the way. Whether a resolution is best achieved through negotiation, mediation or litigation, our solicitors offer the first-rate advice and representation you need.
Commercial dispute resolution
Commercial relationships play a crucial role in determining success in today’s competitive marketplace. As a result, businesses operating across market sectors regularly enter into contractual agreements with commercial partners.
When these relationships break down, businesses may often find themselves involved in a commercial dispute that requires a prompt resolution. Commercial disputes may relate to:
If you’re faced with a commercial dispute, it’s important to take action sooner than later. Our legal team can help identify the best course of action for you, so feel free to get in touch.
Expertise recognised by the Legal 500
Noted for its ‘very good response and service levels’, Smith Partnership has particular strength in property litigation and litigation regarding breweries, both specialisms of practice head and mediator Russell Davies, who attracts praise for his ‘experience, honesty and understanding of situations from a legal and personal perspective’.