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Commercial litigation and disputes

Dispute resolution solicitors for business

Commercial disputes will always be a risk for any business. When they happen, they‘re disruptive and create a drain on time, resources and cashflow. If you do find yourself caught in a dispute, you need to have the right legal team on your side in order to minimise the impact on you and your business.

At Clarke Willmott, we act in disputes across a wide range of industries and sectors – We understand the challenges and commercial implications of disputes on a business and the stress they can place on staff and management. We also know the importance of a prompt an effective resolution.

Whether you are bringing or defending a claim, our specialist commercial litigation team will provide you with expert advice and guidance, however tough, challenging or complex the situation.

How our commercial litigation solicitors can help

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  • Fraud and Asset Tracing and Recovery
  • Data protection
  • Debt Recovery
  • Energy utilities
  • Recruitment
  • Agents, brokers and commissions
  • Breach of trust
  • Banking and finance
  • Breach of warrantee
  • Breach of confidence

Who we can help and how

The Clarke Willmott commercial litigation team acts for clients across the commercial world including listed companies, SMEs, lending institutions, public sector, owner managed business, partnerships charities and co-operative bodies .

Our approach to dispute resolution is measured, pragmatic and tenacious when called for. It relies on strong team work and careful preparation to devise the best strategy and implement it cost-effectively and efficiently. As a case progresses, we are fully prepared to adapt and respond swiftly without losing focus on the desired outcome.

Protecting our clients’ best interests, reputation and bottom line is always our top priority. And we’ll always aim to save valuable time, money and stress by diffusing any dispute at the earliest opportunity, settling outside of the courts wherever possible through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) such as negotiation, mediation and arbitration.

Why choose Clarke Willmott for business disputes?

Real litigation expertise combined with sensitivity to costs.

– Legal 500, 2024

Clarke Willmott is a well-regarded firm with immense commercial experience, both legally and generally.

– Legal 500, 2024

Clarke Willmott has excellent attention to detail and is very professional.

– Chambers, 2024

A highly competent team that can deal with very complex matters and is very responsive.

– Chambers, 2023

Contact a commercial litigation solicitor today

Our specialist commercial litigation solicitors based in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton, are ready to discuss your business’s case.

If your business is faced with a potential dispute, call a member of our team on 0800 652 8025 or get in touch online

Your key contacts

Damian Pitts


Damian is an experienced litigator in the financial services litigation team who is able to get positive results in a wide range of financial disputes on behalf of both private individuals and financial advice firms.
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David Stedman


David Stedman is a Partner. He advises in a range of disputes including professional negligence, breach of contract, partnership disputes, misrepresentation, breach of confidence and claims for defamation.
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John Flint


John Flint is a Partner in Clarke Willmott’s commercial & private client litigation team, specialising in defamation and reputational management as well as director, shareholder and partnership disputes.
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Louise Goodwin


Louise Goodwin is a Partner in Clarke Willmott’s commercial & private client litigation team, advising on all areas of dispute resolution from defamation and reputational management to encompassing injunctive proceedings.
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