Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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 2020. 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 2020 for Commercial Litigation. The Legal 500 states:

Ronald Fletcher Baker 'has exceptional solicitors at all levels. The team acts in a large number of high level international contractual and corporate disputes, often with multi-jurisdictional elements. The practice also has a strong reputation for solving art law disputes. Jonathan Roberts is senior partner, and Rudi Ramdarshan's cases include commercial fraud and matters involving High value injunctions. David Burns and Rebecca Roberts are key partners in the team'. The directory noted that 'team members seamlessly get involved in bringing their expertise where needed'.

Previous editions of the Legal 500 have recommended Ronald Fletcher Baker 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'.

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:



For further information, please call our offices and ask to speak to a member of our team.

City office

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP
326 Old Street
London EC1V 9DR

020 7613 1402

020 7613 2711  

West End office

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP
77A Baker Street
London W1U 6RF
DX: 42722 Oxford Circus North

020 7467 5757

020 7467 5758

Manchester office

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP
111 Piccadilly
Manchester M1 2HY

DX: 6967003 Manchester 94 M

0161 694 4404

0161 638 0930

Exeter office

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP
3rd Floor
The Senate
Southernhay Gardens
Exeter EX1 1UG

01392 715311

020 7613 2711

Istanbul Office

Ronald Fletcher Baker
Danismanlik Hizmetleri Avukatlik Ortakligi

Hakki Yeten Caddesii
Selenium Plaza, No:10 C
K:16, Fulya Sokak
Sisli, Istanbul.

07736 364222

Emergency number

07517 129548

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Company number OC345891

City office ID 512598
West End office ID 523362.
Manchester office ID 630156

V.A.T. registration number: 2206798 63VAT

"Partner" denotes a senior member of the LLP or an employee with the equivalent standing.

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