There is more than one way to resolve a dispute, no matter how intractable it may seem.
It is always advisable to try and avoid any disputes. If this is not possible then the next best option is to try and find a compromise which is acceptable to all parties. Beyond that, litigation is an option, leaving someone else to decide the outcome. Experience tells us, however, that where options one and two have been tried unsuccessfully, option three litigation – may be inevitable.
Our pro-active and forward thinking approach to litigation and dispute resolution is always client- focussed and practical. The advice you will receive from our expert team will be tailored to your unique circumstances and to your desired outcome. Whether that advice is sought in anticipation of a problem, in the midst of, or after a dispute has arisen, we will advise you with clarity and precision, setting out the range of options and helping you identify the best one.
We have a particular speciality in Property and Landlord and Tenant litigation.
You might think that the freedom of a person to dispose of his or her assets by Will is, or ought to be, sacrosanct. In England and Wales, as opposed to many European jurisdictions and jurisdictions further afar, this is largely the case. The Inheritance Act 1975 That freedom exists in England and Wales, save… Read more »
William Twidale, contentious trusts lawyer at Bishop & Sewell LLP has recently had an article published in the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners Quarterly Review. The article looks at the causes and scope for conflict between trustees and beneficiaries and looks at the law on the removal of trustees. Further details can be found… Read more »
The Immigration Act imposes new obligations on landlords and in some circumstances, agents, to check that the person they are letting a property to is entitled to be in the UK. A failure to comply can result in the landlord or agent being responsible for a fine of up to £3,000. The Government has just… Read more »