Even with careful drafting, disputes about contracts often arise. Parties may disagree over what was intended, what a particular clause means or whether a party has performed their contractual obligations to the required standard. Contracts can range from simple verbal agreements through to comprehensive written documents running to hundreds of pages. They can be individually negotiated and agreed or governed by one party's standard terms of business.
Our experienced solicitors can help you to resolve a contractual dispute of any nature or complexity.
A party may have failed to pay sums due under the contract as they fall due, or have attempted to set these off against sums they claim are due to them. Where one party wishes to terminate the agreement, there are often arguments over whether that can be done lawfully, with potentially significant consequences if this is not done correctly.
Our experience includes:
How We Can Help
Our team of experienced litigators have acted for businesses bringing and defending a wide range of high value, complex contractual disputes in the County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal, as well as at arbitrations, mediations and expert determinations. Clients often approach us at an early stage to provide commercial, pragmatic advice that includes:
The team has a broad range of experiences across practice areas, allowing them to draw upon these in complex commercial cases; for example those including company, property or trust law issues.