Civil Litigation

If you have a dispute with another party, whether they are an individual person or persons, a company, local authority or government body, or you feel a civil wrong has been done to you by an individual or professional, then you may seek to resolve the dispute through Civil Litigation.

Issues can range from small consumer problems like the purchase of faulty electrical goods, to multi-million pound cases involving contentious probate claims.

At the core of our Civil Litigation team are our specialist litigation solicitors who have a wealth of expertise in a range of civil disputes. They can advise you on the likely success of a claim, the possible costs and the potential value of any compensation. They can also negotiate on your behalf or act for you in the County or High Courts. No win - no fee arrangements may also be available.

The team has expertise in the following areas:

  • Professional Negligence claims
  • Disputes over Wills and Inheritance Act claims
  • Property / Boundary disputes (rights of way, nuisance claims)
  • Contractual disputes
  • Disputes over the ownership of property
  • Injunctions
  • Breach of Trust claims 

Latest News

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