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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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Soaring fees set deadline for executors and estate planning

Controversial court fees which have been branded a stealth tax on bereaved families are expected to prompt a surge in probate applications before the hike hits.  The…

Louise Harrhy, Partner, Head of Trusts & Estates Solicitor ,

Louise Harrhy

Is there such a thing as a ‘good divorce’?

Many Resolution[1] family lawyers think so and this week is Resolution’s annual awareness-raising week Minimising the impact of conflict on children: Conflict can have some…

Vanessa McMurtrie, Partner, Family Solicitor ,

Vanessa McMurtrie

Self-driving Vehicles – who is responsible if you have an accident?

Self-driving Vehicles – who is responsible if you have an accident? The age of ‘driverless’ cars is nearly upon us. Funnily enough, it’s internet giant Google that’s…

Mark Wisby, Associate, Clinical Negligence Solicitor Dispute Resolution,

Mark Wisby

When ‘Banter’ crosses over into abuse

“It’s just bants, mate! Just bants!” If you work in any kind of environment, from an office to a building site, you’ll be familiar with the term…

Jane Crosby, Partner, Dispute Resolution Solicitor Dispute Resolution,

Jane Crosby

A Quick Guide to Personal Injury Trusts

One of the more structured ways of ensuring a recipient is able to manage their inheritance properly is to put it into a trust. For larger amounts…

Mark Wisby, Associate, Clinical Negligence Solicitor Dispute Resolution,

Mark Wisby

Mediation: Please don’t use the “F” word in my presence

As I always say to parties at the beginning of my mediations, one of the golden rules of mediation is that each side must…

Paul Grimwood, Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution Solicitor Dispute Resolution,

Paul Grimwood

Soaring fees set deadline for executors and estate planning

Controversial court fees which have been branded a stealth tax on bereaved families are expected to prompt a surge in probate applications before the hike hits.  The…

Louise Harrhy, Partner, Head of Trusts & Estates Solicitor ,

Louise Harrhy

Is there such a thing as a ‘good divorce’?

Many Resolution[1] family lawyers think so and this week is Resolution’s annual awareness-raising week Minimising the impact of conflict on children: Conflict can have some…

Vanessa McMurtrie, Partner, Family Solicitor ,

Vanessa McMurtrie

Self-driving Vehicles – who is responsible if you have an accident?

Self-driving Vehicles – who is responsible if you have an accident? The age of ‘driverless’ cars is nearly upon us. Funnily enough, it’s internet giant Google that’s…

Mark Wisby, Associate, Clinical Negligence Solicitor Dispute Resolution,

Mark Wisby

When ‘Banter’ crosses over into abuse

“It’s just bants, mate! Just bants!” If you work in any kind of environment, from an office to a building site, you’ll be familiar with the term…

Jane Crosby, Partner, Dispute Resolution Solicitor Dispute Resolution,

Jane Crosby

A Quick Guide to Personal Injury Trusts

One of the more structured ways of ensuring a recipient is able to manage their inheritance properly is to put it into a trust. For larger amounts…

Mark Wisby, Associate, Clinical Negligence Solicitor Dispute Resolution,

Mark Wisby

Mediation: Please don’t use the “F” word in my presence

As I always say to parties at the beginning of my mediations, one of the golden rules of mediation is that each side must…

Paul Grimwood, Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution Solicitor Dispute Resolution,

Paul Grimwood

"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