Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Our international commercial litigation team has the experience and resource to handle any piece of litigation. We get involved at all stages of a dispute, from the very early phases  - to help resolve issues commercially - through to heavyweight and strategic litigation. Much of our work is cross-border, involving litigators across our international offices. We are known for being pragmatic in our approach but also for being formidable litigators when the situation requires it.

As well as advising on all aspects of the commercial litigation process, our team also handles disputes in a number of specialist areas including asset tracing and recovery, banking and finance, competition, environmental, health and safety, international enforcement, media and defamation, pensions, technology and the internet, and shareholder disputes.

Experience


BB Energy Group

Acted for BB Energy Group on a claim arising out of losses suffered by our client under oil-trading contracts entered into with a Moroccan oil refinery known as SAMIR in 2015.

Granville Technology Group

Acted for Granville Technology Group in a high-value Commercial Court claim for damages against a major technology manufacturer.

Dell Emerging Markets (EMEA) Limited

Acted for Dell Emerging Markets (EMEA) Limited in a dispute with Systems Equipment Telecommunications Service Sal (“SETS”) (a Lebanese company).

Qatar Airways Group

Acted for Qatar Airways in claims issued in the English High Court (Media and Communications List) against the large Middle East based media organisation (Al Arabiya) in relation to a video, published online, which is said to have given the impression that Qatari aircraft would be shot down if they trespassed into Saudi airspace.

City of Venice

Acted for the City of Venice in defending a claim issued in the Commercial Court's Financial List by Dexia Bank and Bank Intesta San Paolo.

Mr Renato Ghittini

Acted for the thirty-eighth defendant, Renato Ghittini, in relation to claims brought in the English court by the Kuwaiti Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS), which is a public authority that runs the Kuwaiti State's social security system and pension scheme.

Vehicle manufacturer

Acted for a household-name vehicle manufacturer in highly publicised High Court litigation against an energy company, described by the press as one of the top 20 cases of 2015.

Global technology company

Acted for one of the world's largest technology companies in numerous high value disputes over IT contracts.

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