Disputes

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Description

Those in dispute, either seeking to enforce their legal rights or seeking to resist such enforcement that may be brought against them may wish to use our Disputes service. This will ensure that they have legal support with the knowledge, qualification and experience to pilot them to their objective.

This is a specialist legal area that requires the application of experience. Jonathan Mounteney has been involved in many business recovery projects during:

  • Almost 10 years as an in house solicitor for Sony Group and for Co-operative Financial Services
  • Over 10 years in private practice advising blue-chip clients.

We are able to assist with various issues including:

Conducting Disputes.
The conduct of litigation in the Civil Courts or Employment Tribunals. We also manage business matters in Magistrates Courts and work in association with Family Lawyers for matters our commercial clients occasionally encounter. We make referrals for Criminal matters.

Employment Compromise Agreements.
Employment Compromise Agreements are often used where the employer and employee do not want to follow what could be a long, drawn-out process, such as a performance review or a full redundancy process, before terminating an employment. An agreement to waive employment rights can only be binding if made on the advice of an independent solicitor or certified adviser.

Settlement Agreements
There are a range of scenarios in which Settlement Agreements are used, often it is where parties do not want to follow what could be a long, drawn out process, or to avoid certain processes or possible claims. An agreement to waive legal rights can only be binding if properly implemented. Complex issues will arise, such as staying-litigation, costs, payment terms etc.

We are especially experienced with complex commercial disputes of a difficult nature e.g. where existing advisors may have prejudiced resolution.

How long will it take?

The time taken for our  work to conclude depends on precisely what it is we are asked to do.  We will always endeavour to complete any work in a timely manner.  

Money Matters

We offer an initial short consultation at a fixed fee of £180 including VAT. Please contact us to discuss this further.

More detail of all these matters will be outlined in our retainer letter which you will be able to review before you engage us, after pressing the “Buy” button on the website.

If you have any questions or require any further information, please don’t hesitate to Contact Us.