At this time, more than ever, being able to resolve disputes and regulatory issues as efficiently and effectively as possible is paramount.
All types of organisations across the globe are facing major challenges to their business as a result of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has had on economic development and international trade.
With our 200+ strong team based in our offices in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia and an established network of firms we work with across the rest of the world, we advise you on complex cross-border and high-value dispute resolution and regulatory matters.
Working side by side with a diverse range of clients, extending from governments and regulatory bodies to multinational businesses and some of the world’s wealthiest and most complex and dynamic families, our team of experts delivers commercial, pragmatic and strategic advice tailored to your needs and objectives.
Why work with us?
Our Dispute Resolution practice covers a uniquely broad range of services from resolving family and property disputes to litigating on behalf of governments and major global companies. A full list of our services is set out below.
We understand that the cost of dispute resolution can be a significant barrier to dealing with disputes, especially during financially straightened times. Feesible, our disputes funding product, provides you with a variety of ways that funding for a claim can be structured and risk can be managed between us.
No matter the climate, we know how important it is at the outset of a matter for you to identify the key documents and evaluate the merits of your case to develop a successful strategy. Our cloud-based service Discovery on Demand is designed to do just that. It can facilitate early document and case assessment and close collaboration between us, wherever you and your team are in the world.
What constitutes a ‘win’ can vary from case to case but whatever a ‘win’ means to you, we are passionate and tenacious in helping you to achieve your objectives.
Meet the team
International Partner (England & Wales and British Virgin Islands Qualified)
Guidance where Domestic Abuse alleged
Rhys Novak quoted by Citywealth on the ways companies can combat potential issues of fraud
Is fraud on the rise and should investors be wary?
Bribery & Corruption team successfully act in Italian bribery prosecution
Mind the gap? Enforcing transition-period UK judgments in Switzerland revisited
A decision on an application to apply the Lugano Convention after the end of the UK’s transition period.
The rise of cost sanctions in family law proceedings (even against successful parties!)
CIS General Insurance Limited v IBM United Kingdom Limited - An analysis
Slow and chaotic – lessons from a digital transformation disaster in CIS General Insurance Limited v IBM United Kingdom Limited.
Stewart Hey featured in The Lawyer's reporting on the post-Brexit disputes landscape in the UK
Post-Brexit, the importance of making sure contracts have certainty with regards to jurisdiction and enforcement has never been greater.
Ghassan El Daye
Ghassan El Daye quoted by The National on the Dubai courts rejection of Dh1.3m rent refund claim
A convenience shop in Dubai lost its claim to a rent refund of Dh1.3 million from its landlord on grounds of lost revenue during lockdown.
Warranties on an indemnity basis: a question of damages
John and Simon take an in-depth look at warranties on an indemnity basis
Sonia Ghai writes for the Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog on disclosure and documents referenced in expert reports
It is well-established that parties have the ability to seek specific disclosure of documents not already provided by way of disclosure.
Ghassan El Daye
Ghassan El Daye quoted by The National on legal reform in the United Arab Emirates
Once a law change has been made and is effective, a court of law is obliged to follow the new rule and issue its verdicts based in it.
Property Patter: The trendy option – FAQs on tenant CVAs
Listen in for the answers to FAQs on tenant Company Voluntary Arrangements
Disclosure and documents referenced in expert reports: a level playing field?
Sonia looks at the impact of the recent High Court decision in Zverev v Ace Group International Ltd
John Sykes and Simon Heatley write for Practical Law on warranties on an indemnity basis
When negotiating the terms of an agreement, an issue that often arises is whether warranties ought to be backed by an indemnity.
The latest phone hacking settlement achieved on behalf of six celebrity clients from Mirror Group Newspapers reported in the press
The news of the latest phone hacking settlements from MGN reported by The Telegraph, Sky News, Yahoo and New Law Journal
Phone hacking: Charles Russell Speechlys achieves settlement for celebrity clients from Mirror Group Newspapers
Charles Russell Speechlys can today confirm the settlement of privacy claims for unlawful voicemail interception on behalf of six clients.
Ghassan El Daye
Ghassan El Daye quoted by The National on the Federal National Council's proposals to unify legal fees
The Federal National Council is calling for legal fees to be unified.
If you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear: Why the Government is afraid of Judicial Review
Damages-based agreements: A positive step by the Court of Appeal
Noel Wardle quoted by Chemist and Druggist on the issues that need to be considered before pharmacies adopt a hub-and-spoke dispensing model
Under current legislation, the hub-and-spoke model can be carried out by pharmacies owned by the same legal entity.