A litigation practice offering a depth and breadth of expertise across an unrivalled range of sectors and specialisms representing clients in some of the most significant disputes across the world.
At Charles Russell Speechlys, we are committed to working with our clients to resolve disputes as efficiently and effectively as possible. To achieve this, we deliver bespoke commercial, pragmatic and strategic advice tailored to our clients' business needs and objectives.
Our 150+ strong litigation team acts for multinational corporations, major UK companies, governments, regulatory bodies, as well as high net worth individuals resolving complex, high-value commercial disputes.
Much of our work is international in reach. With offices in the UK, Europe and the Middle East and an established network of firms we work with, our practice has a broad platform to handle major cross-border disputes.
We look to build long-term strategic partnerships with our clients to fully understand their ongoing business objectives and invest in getting to know the industries they work in. We are particularly known for our expertise in highly regulated sectors, including for example financial services, energy and natural resources, sports and healthcare. Our clients tell us that we ‘know and understand [their] business’ and that our lawyers are ‘creative and think outside the box to come up with solutions [and] bring value to the client.’
News & Insights
How to ‘Insure’ Victory – Bringing Claims Against Insurers with Insolvency Exclusions
Heidi Wagstaff and Rachel Bardell examine a recent judgement and its effect on bringing claims against insurers with insolvency exclusions.
“I didn’t see it, but can I still say it?” – witness statements from office holders
Office holders involved in litigation often face difficulties in giving evidence in the claims which they pursue.
Deeds of assignment – what claims are you really buying?
A recent judgment re-iterates the importance of carefully drafting a deed of assignment when assigning claims.
New Zealand Courts find that the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution IS a Court
Georgina Munnik discusses the decision in New Zealand which ruled that the BCDR's judgments are internationally enforceable.