From our offices in the City of London, Baker Street in the West End, and Manchester, our litigation team has over 50 years’ experience of representing clients in a wide range of litigation matters. Our Commercial Litigation department has been ranked in the Legal 500 for a number of years, most recently in 2019. You can be assured that we will provide you with clear, comprehensive and commercially minded advice. Our service promises to be professional, responsive and competitive.
In recognition of our expertise in this area the firm is listed in the Legal 500 2019 for Commercial Litigation. The Legal 500 states:
Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is recommended for 'its ability to handle complex litigation and for being effective'. The practice acts in a large number of high -level international contractual and corporate disputes, often with multi-jurisdictional elements. Jonathan Roberts 'gives sensible, pragmatic advice'; and Rudi Ramdarshan 'brings extraordinary judgment to complex commercial issues'. Rebecca Roberts and David Burns were made equity partners..
Previous editions of the Legal 500 have described the department as having ‘excellent teams’ that are ‘dynamic and result-driven’ ; ‘very able’ and ‘effective’ “impressive” ‘painstaking and accurate’, as well as ‘pleasant to deal with’, ‘fantastic’ with is lawyers being ‘clever and commercial’ ‘extremely thorough and dependable' and as having ‘a keen eye for the commerciality of a settlement'.
Each dispute requires a bespoke solution and we aim to conduct litigation through efficient case management in a fast and cost effective manner.
Our fixed and hourly rates are highly competitive. We recognise that our clients require their cases to be dealt with both professionally and efficiently and therefore provide advice through a team that is highly skilled, firm and commercially sensitive. Cost estimates are given at the outset and updates are provided at regular intervals to enable our clients to budget the cost of litigation.
We specialise in managing complex cases involving multiple claims and parties, often with a multi-jurisdictional remit. We deal with a broad range of commercial disputes ranging from Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arbitration to Court based litigation. Our focus is on identifying key issues in litigation at an early stage enabling us to provide tactical and pragmatic legal advice.
Often in litigation reacting swiftly and decisively is essential. Should your matter be urgent, for instance you require immediate remedies such as injunctions we are highly responsive and able to accept instructions on an emergency basis. We work in tandem with our white collar and criminal fraud team on matters involving asset recovery and tracing, commercial fraud, private prosecutions and disclosure.
Our Dispute Resolution team is regularly involved in:
- Alternative dispute resolution
- Asset recovery
- Charity Litigation
- Commercial disputes
- Commercial fraud
- Construction disputes
- Contractual disputes
- Debt recovery
- Emergency injunctions
- Insolvency & Bankruptcy
- Intellectual property including, infringement of copyright, design rights, trademarks and privacy
- Judicial Review
- Land & Property disputes
- Landlord & Tenant disputes
- Mediation and Arbitration
- Negligence - including Professional negligence
For further information, please call our offices and ask to speak to a member of our team.