Business & Commercial
With premises in both Leeds and Newcastle, the Business & Commercial team provide specialist advice and services throughout the North. They are able to provide specialist advice and representation over the full range of disciplines within business and commercial work including work of the utmost complexity. The team pride themselves on providing commercially astute and client-focussed advice backed up by confident and incisive advocacy.
There is a growing need for the provision of specialist commercial services directly to business people and all forms of corporate entity. Members of the team are able to accept instructions directly from companies, partnerships and local authorities as well as individuals under the public access scheme. The team also includes qualified mediators. Further details can be provided on request.
As well as providing litigation services, members of the team are able to deal with non contentious commercial and Intellectual property work including advisory work and the drafting of complex documentation.
The team has particular expertise in relation to contractual, company, partnership, banking, sale of goods, insolvency, Intellectual property and technological disputes as well as related professional negligence claims, Members are able to deal with the following range of work :
All contractual claims from debt recovery to multi-jurisdictional litigation.
Litigation relating to companies and directors including shareholder actions, dividend disputes, restoration to the register applications, derivative claims, reduction of capital applications, claims against directors and misfeasance claims.
All forms of dispute relating to partnerships and LLPs.
Claims by and against banks including in relation to the sale of financial products.
Sale of goods
Sale of goods disputes and (in particular) credit hire disputes
Corporate and personal insolvency disputes
Intellectual Property and Technological disputes
Technological disputes ranging from copyright, trade mark and patents cases to sale of goods disputes relating to technological products.
Professional negligence claims
Claims against accountants, architects, project managers, surveyors, structural engineers, insurance brokers and solicitors.