Dispute Resolution

Commercial dealings or even every day life can lead to unwelcome disputes.
We are experts in resolving all kinds of disputes in a quick and cost effective way. We can help you make sense of complex problems.

We look for pragmatic settlements whenever possible and a commercial solution. We never lose sight of our clients' objectives. We have the expertise to handle difficult litigation at the highest level where necessary.  We also resolve disputes by other means such as mediation and understand that being able to negotiate a solution is often just as important as being able to fight for it.

We offer a full range of litigation services including commercial disputes, contentious trust and probate matters, intellectual property issues, insolvency, asset/debt recovery and more. We are experienced in handling every type of commercial and residential property dispute. With niche practices in sports, education, entertainment and other dispute areas, there is a considerable depth to our expertise.

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Ane Vernon: Winner of Education Solicitor of the Year UK more>

International Trusts and Estates Litigation Forum: Richard Manyon more>

Ane Vernon is a winner in the Lawyer Monthly’s ‘Education Firm of the Year’ category more>

STEP Worldwide Excellence Awards: Richard Manyon top global score more>

STEP Geneva Chapter: Richard Manyon more>

Citywealth Leaders List 2016 more>

Payne Hicks Beach’s Ane Vernon recognised in ‘Education Law’ Award more>

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Success in the High Court for Dr Markus Frey more>

The Legal Protection of Privacy and Free Expression more>

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Removing executors and making them pay more>

RICS: Ask the Lawyer Series - Andrew Tugwell and Richard Manyon more>

Payne Hicks Beach wins for The London Oratory School more>

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Press Eject: How to remove troublesome trustees more>

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Having your cake and eating it more>

The Pokémon invasion of privacy more>

Trust Protectors: A risky insurance policy? more>

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Melania Trump's legal action against The Daily Mail more>

Trust Protectors: To Protect and To Serve? more>

In the genes: The baronetcy of Stichill more>

Lost founder's rights more>

The Sun and Mail Websites and Pippa Middleton: Double Fault more>

Property law update: commercial property - assignment of leases more>

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The Enlargement of Weald of Kent Grammar School more>

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The Legal fallout from the Panama Papers more>

The PJS Celebrity Injunction - Dominic Crossley’s Responses to the Media more>

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Having mental capacity when you don't more>

Sacking a Trustee? Prepare for toil and strife more>

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Citywealth Weekly Interview: Dominic Crossley more>

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Luxury lifestyle no guarantee of a luxury inheritance more>

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First conviction for the SFO under the Bribery Act 2010 more>

Faith in Education more>

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Stand up to fast bowling in court to beat corruption more>

Libel stats don’t tell the whole story more>

The grammar school debate continues more>

Reputation rights and the deceased more>

A will's poor executor can be the death of an estate more>

No name, no claim? more>

Slavery: not turning a blind eye more>

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From bad to worse more>

Auctioneers beware: misdescribing lots can cost you lots more>

My neighbour cut down my tree. Can I sue for damages? more>

Privacy injunctions and public perceptions more>

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Ask an Expert: Wrongly denied inheritance more>

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Keeping up appearances more>

Lost highways set to reappear as right-of-way law changes more>

Estate planning lessons from a family farm dispute more>

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A hasty and unplanned demolition in Kilburn more>

On the offensive more>

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Broadcasters should trust the clout of common law more>

Lib Dems Target Media Lawyers more>

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Who would have thought Hacked Off would rescue journalists? more>

Professional negligence: accountants in the line of fire more>

Samsung's listening TV is proof that tech has outpaced our rights more>

First shots fired in billionaire H&M boss's property dispute more>

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Justice denied: how media reforms have harmed the rights of companies more>

"Fake Sheikh" Saga: Lessons on Urgent Injunctive Relief for Corporates more>

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Mediation: peace at any price more>

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Plebgate trial and the new defamation act more>

Plebgate: a libel battle royal in the RCJ more>

The televising of the Pistorius trial more>

Dominic Crossley: Privacy, criminal records and recruitment more>

Don't end up on the wrong side of a 'right of way' more>

Stars' naked pictures hacked for cash more>

What are you allowed to know about a job candidates criminal past? more>

Decision day on Dolphin Square more>

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Privacy and/or security? more>

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Crying foul over Qatar coverage more>

Prenup with a social-media clause: prevent release of photos? more>

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Disclosing cautions breaches privacy rights, Supreme Court rules more>

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Managing reputation in criminal proceedings more>

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The law can help neighbours in basement works disputes more>

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Can I sue over critical tweets? more>

Drozdov - High Court win for Stephen King's contentious trusts team more>

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Ruusunen v Finland: the Private Life of a Prime Minister more>

Warming Up more>

Google down in Paris: how did it come to this? more>

Super-basements hit rock bottom more>

Landlords can avoid service charge consultation more>

Planning Conditions Need to be Clear to be Enforceable more>

New - 10% additional damages if offers to settle are refused more>

When is a valuer negligent? A recipe for disaster? more>

Can a landlord relocate car parking spaces in a lease to redevelop? more>

Residential Landlords Deposits - have you protected yourself? more>

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Private improvements on public rights of way more>

Further Down the Village Green Rabbit Hole more>

Important property briefing: A wake up call for land owners more>