Commercial disputes can have a substantial destabilising effect on a business, causing stress and uncertainty for business owners, directors, employees and clients. In such circumstances, you need to be able to rely on commercially focused, proactive advice to ensure that your position and reputation remain protected. At Chandler Harris, we regularly work on behalf of a broad range of commercial clients to achieve resolutions quickly and effectively, whatever the nature of the dispute.

Specialist commercial litigation lawyers – here to help

Our specialist commercial litigation lawyers will work tirelessly to protect your business, avoiding costly and time-consuming litigation wherever possible. We will develop a uniquely tailored strategy to help you maintain commercial relationships with your suppliers, customers, partners and other key stakeholders. Utilising innovative and proactive working practices, we can act to identify issues quickly and navigate these to reach a settlement that works for you.

Our commercial litigation team are highly regarded across the north of England and have a wealth of experience in dealing with high-value cases and those that are complex in nature. We regularly take instruction from a diverse range of commercial clients, from sole traders and SMEs to large firms operating nationally and overseas. Whatever your requirements, speak to a member of our commercial litigation team today.

What dispute resolution and commercial litigation services do we offer?

We can support in resolving business disputes across a comprehensive range of commercial sectors, assisting on matters including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Debt recovery 
  • Partnership disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Directors’ duties
  • Commercial property disputes
  • Commercial landlord and tenant disputes
  • Injunctions
  • Protection of confidential information
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Information technology disputes

Commercial disputes can arise over contracts, property, between directors, shareholders, contractors or as a consequence of insolvency proceedings. It is vital to seek specialist legal advice to avoid such disputes escalating, which can happen due to the high stakes involved in terms of business interests, finance and commercial reputation.  Drawing on decades of experience across our team, Chandler Harris can offer high-quality, practical, commercially minded advice to achieve the best result as straightforwardly as possible.

Mediation services

Many commercial disputes can be settled through the use of professional mediation with neutral, trained mediators working to achieve a resolution without the need for court action. We can provide mediation services to support in reaching a consensus either through face-to-face negotiations or with each party meeting the mediator separately. We have a well-earned reputation for achieving results through mediation quickly and seamlessly.

Litigation services

Sometimes in commercial disputes, litigation is unavoidable. In such cases, you will receive support from our experienced team of commercial litigation lawyers with a proven track record in representing businesses of all sizes, both across the north-west and nationally. At all times, we will seek to manage the costs of your case and will consider alternative funding methods should you wish to explore these options.

Contact our commercial litigation team

For advice on all commercial litigation matters, call Chandler Harris today on 0161 836 9987 or complete our online enquiry form.

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"We instruct Chandler Harris LLP to recover Ground Rent, Service Charges and Commercial Rent for a wide range of properties in our portfolio. Philip and the team are always happy to help and they provide a very efficient, organised and professional service, backed up by good old fashioned customer care which, as a client, makes us feel very valued." Mike Scott, Peel Group of Companies

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