We are a specialist law firm which advises both corporate and individual clients in relation to legal disputes. We advise clients from across the country from our base in Newcastle upon Tyne and our consulting suite in the City of London.
We have considerable expertise in relation to contractual disputes, fraud & investigations, reputation protection, disputes arising from insolvency, insurance litigation, partnership & shareholder disputes and property litigation. We also advise individuals in relation to defamation & privacy, personal injuries and contentious probate matters (will, trust and estate disputes).
We are regarded as a leading specialist litigation law firm having been shortlisted as “Boutique Firm of the Year – National” at The Lawyer Awards 2015. We are also recognised as being amongst the pre-eminent litigation law firms in the North of England having been regularly shortlisted for “Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year” at The Northern Law Awards. We’re one of the few firms in the North of England to have been included in The Times Best Law Firms of 2020, a list compiled following extensive research by international agency, Statista, who asked over 3,000 solicitors in England and Wales to recommend the best law firms, excluding their own, across 26 specialist categories.
We have been described by The Legal 500 as a law firm which “provides exceptional levels of service.” The 2017 edition describes us as a “strong and reliable litigation boutique that punches above its weight in the region, with a service level that is nothing short of excellent.” It goes on: “The responsive, reliable and well-informed team’s SME client base praises its highly commercial approach, which combines thoroughness and attention to detail with a well-regarded practicality.” The 2019 edition describes us as “technically astute with an overarching commercial awareness” with a client base including “major corporates, SMEs and high-net-worth individuals“.