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Dispute Resolution

Sometimes no matter how hard you try not to, getting involved in a dispute is simply unavoidable. That is when you need to instruct Hart Brown with its team of expert dispute resolution lawyers to ensure your interests are fully protected.  All of our lawyers are specialists in their fields so you can be confident that you are in safe hands.

Whilst we will always take cases to trial when necessary, we always promote early settlement of cases ‘out of court’ where that is both sensible and possible.

We have many years experience of dealing with all types of disputes before many different courts and tribunals. We understand the importance of friendly advice which is straightforward, practical and cost effective. We pride ourselves on coming up with creative solutions to even the most bitterly fought disputes.

We act for clients locally, nationally and internationally. We act for both claimants and defendants which gives us a rounded view not only of the matters apparently in dispute but also the real issues beneath the surface. Most of our work comes from existing clients or recommendations by those clients, other lawyers or experts with whom we deal.

To speak to a specialist litigation solicitor about resolving your dispute contact us now by calling, emailing or requesting a call back from one of our expert dispute resolution lawyers.

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New Lease Code

We await the conclusions of the consultation process launched by The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) on replacing the current Code for Leasing…

Anne Bridger, Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Anne Bridger

A cautionary tale – architects’ copyright

Developers need to take care not to infringe copyright in architect’s drawings. In a recent case, the High Court held that copyright in an…

Roderick Campbell, Partner, Head of Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Roderick Campbell

Developers no longer getting tanked up

The UK population has grown by over eight million since 2000. The demand for housing has risen accordingly and housing developers find themselves constantly…

John Guthrie, Senior Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

John Guthrie

5 top tips to make sure your planning application is accepted

If you’re attempting to get planning permission to develop your property, you need to ensure that you understand exactly what is expected of you, and what…

Roderick Campbell, Partner, Head of Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Roderick Campbell

What is a step-parent’s position after a divorce?

If you’re a step-parent going through divorce and you have step-children, what measures can be taken to maintain a good relationship with your step-child and are there…

Vanessa McMurtrie, Partner, Family Solicitor ,

Vanessa McMurtrie

Problems with Airbnb-style lettings

On 6 June 2018 Simon Wood, a barrister in the Hart Brown Dispute Resolution department, presented a paper at the RICS Regional Conference for the South East.

Simon Wood, Barrister, Dispute Resolution Solicitor Dispute Resolution,

Simon Wood

New Lease Code

We await the conclusions of the consultation process launched by The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) on replacing the current Code for Leasing…

Anne Bridger, Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Anne Bridger

A cautionary tale – architects’ copyright

Developers need to take care not to infringe copyright in architect’s drawings. In a recent case, the High Court held that copyright in an…

Roderick Campbell, Partner, Head of Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Roderick Campbell

Developers no longer getting tanked up

The UK population has grown by over eight million since 2000. The demand for housing has risen accordingly and housing developers find themselves constantly…

John Guthrie, Senior Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

John Guthrie

5 top tips to make sure your planning application is accepted

If you’re attempting to get planning permission to develop your property, you need to ensure that you understand exactly what is expected of you, and what…

Roderick Campbell, Partner, Head of Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Roderick Campbell

What is a step-parent’s position after a divorce?

If you’re a step-parent going through divorce and you have step-children, what measures can be taken to maintain a good relationship with your step-child and are there…

Vanessa McMurtrie, Partner, Family Solicitor ,

Vanessa McMurtrie

Problems with Airbnb-style lettings

On 6 June 2018 Simon Wood, a barrister in the Hart Brown Dispute Resolution department, presented a paper at the RICS Regional Conference for the South East.

Simon Wood, Barrister, Dispute Resolution Solicitor Dispute Resolution,

Simon Wood

"Simon proved invaluable in resolving a difficult situation. His legal advice was consistently clear and concise and he demonstrated a sound grasp of the overall strategy."

Simon Wood. Barrister, Dispute Resolution

"Your advice, conduct and assistance have been, indeed, outstanding and very professional but also – and most importantly – very humane. "

Jane Crosby. Associate, Dispute Resolution

"A very professional service delivered in a very personal way. We shall never forget how hard you worked for us"

Paul Grimwood. Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution