Dispute Resolution | 7th October 2021

What is Alternative Dispute Resolution and why is it important?

Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) is exactly what it says on the tin- it’s an alternative way to attempt to resolve a dispute. If you haven’t...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution, Mediation | 1st July 2019

Mediation, litigation, arbitration. What’s the difference?

When it comes to dispute resolution, there are now a number of processes that parties in disputes can choose from in order to try to...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator
Mediation | 20th January 2019

Top 5 Benefits of Mediation

If you are an aggrieved party seeking to take action and resolve a dispute then, depending on the nature of the dispute and any prior...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator
Mediation | 5th November 2018

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 move...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 2nd November 2018

Bonfire Night parties – how to avoid some legal fireworks

Remember, remember, the fifth of November… Every year it’s impossible not to remember the (allegedly) treasonous acts of a group of men as they planned...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator

Challenging times: what happens when a family member is cut...

High profile inheritance disputes follow celebrities and the super-rich as surely as night follows day, but such challenges are becoming increasingly common, whatever the values...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 9th July 2018

Inheritance Act Claims – an application delayed is often an...

Following a death, it is possible for a claim to be made against the deceased’s estate on the basis that the distribution of their estate...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 20th June 2018

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...

Simon Wood

Barrister, Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 18th June 2018

Mediation delayed is not mediation denied

 In a case decided earlier this year the claimants made a claim against Channel 5 for damages for misuse of private information in respect of...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 30th April 2018

You should have sued us just around midnight!

When a cause of action arises during the course of a day, e.g. the occurrence of a car accident, that day is disregarded for limitation...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator