The Dispute Resolution team provides specialist and experienced advice in all contentious areas of commercial law. Our focus is to help to solve the problem be it enforcing your rights or defending a claim. In corporate disputes we are an extension of the clients team. We work with clients' accountants and other professional organisations.
The Dispute Resolution team's approach is to obtain the best possible solution for you with recourse to court only if necessary and our partner led team has a breadth of experience in all aspects of commercial disputes including, insolvency, director, shareholder, partnerships and regulatory disputes.
In addition, two members of the department are experienced in commercial property disputes, handling all aspects of commercial landlord and tenant from possession of property to enforcements of property rights.
Steele Raymond LLP is quality conscious, the Dispute Resolution team having initiated and directed the firm's accreditation to ISO 9001:2008 standard. Dispute Resolution team members regularly carry out work in the London Courts as well as throughout the UK and are involved in specialist associations such as the Personal Injury Panel, Employment Lawyers’ Association, Society of Practitioners in Insolvency and Family Law Association. The Department also has a CEDR accredited mediator.
Particular areas covered are:
- Corporate / Individual Business Support
- Insolvency including acting with Insolvency Practitioners
- Commercial Landlord and Tenant disputes inc commercial leases, forfeiture etc
- Service charge recovery
- Other property disputes including enforcement of covenants, boundary disputes & rights of way
- director, shareholder, partnership disputes
- employment (Public Authority transfer and discrimination)
- debt recovery
The Dispute Resolution team employs the latest computerised systems and regularly acts for national outlets and public authority clients in complex matters. Results and recommendations have resulted in a regular throughput of work and significant growth in the Department over recent years. Charges mirror the firm's standard charges but can be tailored to meet specific situations.
Recommended as joint leading practice for Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation in Dorset and South Wiltshire
"Steele Raymond LLP’s clients are ‘impressed with its depth of knowledge, speed at dealing with issues, and ease of contact’. Financial services and property matters are areas of focus. Robert Bajaj and Peter Rolph’s ‘knowledge of their respective fields is amazing’, and both are ‘quick and efficient’."
Recommended for: Property Litigation in the South West.
Steele Raymond LLP’s Robert Bajaj ‘understands and appreciates what his client is trying to achieve and adjusts his strategies accordingly’
Recommended for: Construction in the South West.
Sue Middleton is the key figure at Steele Raymond LLP.
Recommended for: Employment in Dorset and South Wiltshire
Steele Raymond LLP’s Simon Outten specialises in discrimination and restructuring issues.
Source: The Legal 500 2012 an independent guide to the legal profession.