Commercial Disputes

Chattertons' commercial litigation team routinely acts in damages and negligence disputes. It recently successfully represented a client in complex IT litigation. David Rogerson heads the department. (2016 Edition of The UK Legal 500).

Our dispute resolution team is recognised by one of the largest UK independent client guides as a leading set within the East Midlands having been named as "having a strong track record handling partnership disputes and has developed a niche representing clients in gambling disputes".

In addition to those particular niche areas of expertise as identified by the Legal500, Chattertons has extensive experience in resolving disputes either through alternative dispute resolution, mediation or litigation.

The firm has litigation specialist lawyers throughout all offices providing a real litigation powerhouse for businesses, educational establishments and local authorities.

We are commercially astute and will ensure that you are fully appraised on the prospects of success and likely costs associated with any course of dispute resolution enabling you to make an informed choice.

Our key areas of work include:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Property and construction disputes
  • Commercial leases
  • Professional negligence claims against accountants, surveyors, architects and other solicitors
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Commercial debt recovery

We act for a wide range of businesses; from companies, partnerships and sole traders through to public sector and charitable organisations.