BLM’s Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution team has experience of acting in a wide variety of commercial and contractual disputes, ranging from agency and distribution agreements to payment obligations and the sale of goods.
Our Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution team has a wealth of experience acting for businesses and individuals in commercial and contractual disputes; ranging from high value claims to a simple debt matter. Our Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution team has expertise in the following areas:
- Sale and supply of goods and services
- Agency, distribution and franchise agreements
- Warranty and indemnity claims
- Retention of title
- Exclusion and limitation clauses
- Restrictive covenants
- Breach of confidence
- Misrepresentation claims
- Civil fraud
- Unjust enrichment, knowing receipt and dishonest assistance
- Breach of trusts and breaches of fiduciary duties
Our Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution team will work with you to consider the options available to resolve the dispute which has arisen. From the outset and throughout your case, our team will develop a strategy around your objectives, and with a clear understanding of your business and your commercial objectives.
Our Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution team aims to provide clear, strategic and commercial advice to resolve cases swiftly and economically. Advice early on can often enable the parties to reassess their positions and prevent the contractual relationship breaking down.
Where litigation is unavoidable, our team is well placed to advise on funding options available, whether that be conditional fee agreements, third party funders or legal expenses insurance. We have relationships with a number of brokers and providers in the market, to offer a range of solutions to your funding requirements and the size of the dispute. Funding solutions may enable you to pursue a claim that would otherwise not be financially sustainable, or relieve pressure on cash flow.
Our Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution team has considerable litigation expertise, including extensive trial experience. Our team will advise you on the processes involved in court proceedings and be with you every step of the way.
BLM’s Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution team is based in our Manchester office. The team is comprised of three partners, assisted by a team of senior associates, associates and junior fee earners. Your case will be led by a partner, with the expertise and support of other lawyers to ensure work is carried out as economically as practicable.