Area Dispute Resolution

Adjudication

Adjudication provides a quick and inexpensive solution to many disputes arising under a construction contract. It is designed to produce a remedy during the process of a construction project to avoid the problem of long court litigation, which many sub-contractors…

Age Discrimination

Age discrimination takes place when someone is discriminated against, victimised or harassed on the basis of their age group. An age group can be as specific as an individual or a more limited age group (e.g. ’27 year-olds’ or ‘people in their mid-forties’)…

Breaches of Covenant

Commercial leases impose obligations on both landlords and tenants, by way of landlord and tenant covenants.  If any covenants are breached by one party, then the other party may wish to take enforcement action against it to force compliance with…

Claims against Accountants

If you instruct an account, they should provide services to a reasonably competent standard. If this is not the case, you may be entitled to compensation. A claim may be made for a variety of reasons, including if an account…

Arbitration

Arbitration is an alternative to court proceedings which aims to find a final binding award usually in favour of one of the parties. Arbitration is based on the parties agreement: all parties must agree to submit the dispute in question…

Legal Insurance | Before The Event

Before the event (or “BTE”) insurance is a form of legal expenses insurance that is often included as an “add-on” to common domestic or business insurance packages, such as home, buildings or motor insurance. It can also be purchased as…

Direct Discrimination

Direct discrimination can be applied to all of the protected characteristics under s4 of the Equality Act (EqA) 2010, which are as follows: Age; Disability; Gender Reassignment; Marriage and Civil Partnership; Pregnancy and Maternity; Race; Religion or belief; Sex; Sexual…

Dilapidations

Dilapidations issues primarily occur when a tenant is found to be in contravention of its leasehold obligations relating to repair, redecoration and reinstatement, usually at the termination of lease. Our lawyers can advise Landlords upon the terms of the lease…