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We are a modern law firm, specialising in commercial dispute resolution and litigation. We help businesses to achieve their objectives efficiently.

Our ambition is to be straightforward, flexible and available. Above all, we take a positive & practical approach. We believe that any situation can be improved, even if the solution is not immediately apparent.

BBC News - Business

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 17:55:21 GMT
Staff have set up a petition, pleading with management to close stores over safety concerns.
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 17:25:05 GMT
The global economic impact of coronavirus could leave nearly 200 million people jobless, a UN agency says.
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:52:15 GMT
With the UK economy in crisis, many sectors are still demanding further help from the government.
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:27:33 GMT
Travel and tourism shares rise as the FTSE 100 joins the global stock market rally.
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:01:53 GMT
An oil price war and Covid-19 travel restrictions are cutting fuel costs but it is not good news for everyone.
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:35:25 GMT
Many nurseries are closed, but some are still asking parents to continue to pay a monthly fee
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:50:46 GMT
The office sharing firm is taking its biggest investor to court in an escalation of a row between the firms.
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 07:55:03 GMT
Homes are still being listed for sale as people adopt a wait-and-see policy over coronavirus.
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:58:23 GMT
The world's second largest cinema chain is in talks with lenders and film studios about the virus impact.
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 02:14:02 GMT
More than 100 global organisations want debt payments to be waived for developing countries this year.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:57:26 GMT
The firm said it no longer expects staff to recover time they take off for sick family members.
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 05:02:40 GMT
Major US insurer Allstate is paying out $600m in refunds to drivers in quarantine and through discounts.
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 02:33:21 GMT
BBC's technology reporter tests if Quibi's platform with 10-minute or shorter videos could get viewers hooked.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:55:04 GMT
Climate change: Use crisis to turn aviation green, say campaigners
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 11:19:35 GMT
The High Court rules that the German firm installed 'defeat devices' in vehicles to cheat emissions tests.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 11:58:08 GMT
Landlords say the government should make it clear that rent must be paid unless a landlord agrees to a pause.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:56:47 GMT
The department store chain, which employs 20,000 people, says the move will allow it to keep trading.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 07:05:56 GMT
The move comes as tech giant Apple says it will start making face shields for medical workers.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:13:05 GMT
More executives agree pay cuts, as firms continue to suspend thousands of staff and slash wages.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:50:37 GMT
A "concentration" of workers under 25, women and the low-paid will be hit by the virus lockdown.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 09:30:50 GMT
Motor industry records the worst March for two decades as the Covid-19 outbreak keeps buyers at home.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 06:08:52 GMT
The two major crude producers had been scheduled to hold talks on Monday but meeting has been delayed.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020 23:08:08 GMT
Wholesalers are opening their doors to members of the public keen to buy supplies in bulk.
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 23:18:27 GMT
Professional explorer Mike Horn reflects upon his daredevil career so far.
Sat, 04 Apr 2020 23:52:36 GMT
How an African-American orphan and single mother founded a business empire - 114 years ago.
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 21:04:41 GMT
As part of a BBC blog series, Jen Smith talks us through one week as pandemic restrictions ease in Shenzhen.
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 23:06:11 GMT
The latest smartphones might be delayed due to disrupted supply chains and shoppers staying at home.
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:06:41 GMT
What does it mean when firms declare themselves insolvent?
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 23:05:44 GMT
Could Covid-19 permanently change how the global economy works?
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 23:02:09 GMT
An actress and a commercial sales leader talk about making the switch to working in a supermarket.
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:05:54 GMT
Geoff Chutter is the founder of Whitewater West, the world's largest water park design firm.
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:36:57 GMT
The coronavirus outbreak means big weddings are currently impossible. Here's one couple's experience.
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 23:01:34 GMT
How to avoid some of the pitfalls of teleconferencing and how it is changing the way we meet and do business.
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 23:19:40 GMT
Victoria Repa has created an app to help people lose weight, an issue she struggled with growing up.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 00:02:45 GMT
China is the biggest market for electric vehicles, but the coronavirus is the latest blow to shake the industry.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 00:04:35 GMT
As the pandemic puts pressure on food supplies, how are the delivery systems holding up?
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 00:16:00 GMT
Michelle Ntalami couldn't buy the products she wanted for her hair, so she set up a company to sell them.
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 01:38:07 GMT
Start-ups are growing fish "meat" in labs and say it will be competitive with fish from the sea.
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 00:13:42 GMT
When US entrepreneur Michael Baum bought a famous French vineyard it caused a trans-Atlantic spat.
Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:05:14 GMT
Demand has surged for robots equipped with powerful ultraviolet lights that can kill viruses.
Thu, 19 Mar 2020 00:01:00 GMT
Singapore has moved all its street food vendors indoors. Could that be a model for other cities?
Wed, 18 Mar 2020 00:01:42 GMT
Why Swiss drugs giant Novartis was prepared to take a chance on a young American.
Wed, 18 Mar 2020 00:02:14 GMT
Auctions have been around for centuries, but underpin the success of many internet giants today.
Tue, 17 Mar 2020 00:00:27 GMT
Sports like NFL and rugby are taking head injuries much more seriously and employing technology to help.
Mon, 16 Mar 2020 00:05:51 GMT
How fashion boss Katrina Lake was able to succeed despite having to battle sexism.
Sun, 15 Mar 2020 00:22:52 GMT
The first non-British governor to lead the Bank in its 325-year history steps down this weekend.
Fri, 13 Mar 2020 00:13:28 GMT
Clever designs are trying to tackle queues for female loos, but will the innovations catch on?
Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:06:58 GMT
Horticulturalist Ben Cross is working with supermarkets to donate flowers to NHS workers.
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:16:25 GMT
With the coronavirus lockdown bringing normal nightlife to an end, some enterprising DJs are going online.
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 14:37:43 GMT
Julie Davis is a ride-share driver in the virus hotspot of Seattle - watch her emotional video diary.

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We provide advice and guidance on the resolution of business disputes, including through direct negotiation, mediation and litigation. Examples of our services include early stage advice on contract termination and dispute avoidance; presenting or responding to claims; representation at mediation appointments; litigation management; representation in court proceedings; and drafting position statements.

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  • Simon has once again provided us with excellent service. Simon is smart, tough, responsive – and all at very competitive rates.

    Mark Biddle. General Counsel, Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited.

  • Simon Emmerson at Emmerson Law continues to act for an impressive range of clients at the Mercantile, County and High Courts. Recent work includes defending a $1.5m breach of contract claim.

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  • Simon Emmerson has done an outstanding job for us with his pragmatic, professional and common sense approach.

    Les Cannings, LJ&CA Cannings

  • Emmerson Law’s team is headed by founding partner Simon Emmerson, who is praised for his ‘excellent tactical and commercially oriented advice'.

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  • Simon is extremely good at the face-to-face mediation process and managed our case in a very expedient and professional manner. He is extremely cost effective and pragmatic in his approach.

    Ian Bingham. Director, The IP Asset Partnership

  • 'Impressive and seasoned litigator' Simon Emmerson heads the team at Emmerson Law which acted on a number of negligence, fraud and breach of contract claims.

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  • Litigation boutique Emmerson Law is led by Simon Emmerson, who really understands the dynamics of litigation. The firm has notable experience handling claims arising from commercial contracts and economic torts.

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  • Commercial contracts and economic torts are the forte of litigation boutique Emmerson Law, which also 'punches above its weight' in regulatory work. 'Top-notch' managing director Simon Emmerson has 'a real feel for the dynamics of litigation' and routinely acts for defendants and claimants from a broad range of sectors, including energy, hospitality and software development. The firm receives a high number of inbound instructions from the US.

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  • The ‘very responsive, efficient, proactive and knowledgeable’ practice at Emmerson Law is run by ‘excellent’ sole practitioner Simon Emmerson. Emmerson acts for listed companies, SMEs and owner-managed businesses across a range of sectors including energy, electronics manufacturing, software development and motorsport.

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