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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

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:25:57 GMT
Roger Jenkins, Tom Kalaris and Richard Boath are found not guilty on all charges in under six hours.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:32:44 GMT
European stock markets dive as fears over the impact of the coronavirus continue to grip investors.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:03:26 GMT
British Airways owner IAG says it has seen a "significant fall-off in demand" for flights to Italy.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:51:58 GMT
Many homeowners find themselves in "serious traps" after being mis-sold properties, a watchdog says.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:35:51 GMT
Environmentalists could try to block new road plans if they fail to take climate targets into account.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:28:27 GMT
Hong Kong and Japan have shut schools as the coronavirus spread worsens leaving parents stuck at home.
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:53:01 GMT
Under statutory sick pay rules, an employee is not paid for the first three days of absence.
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:32:03 GMT
The owner of the disinfectant brand says sales have risen, with demand outstripping supply in China.
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 00:37:17 GMT
Manufacturers have seen a spike in inquiries as the coronavirus disrupts supply lines from China.
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 21:50:20 GMT
Three companies have now asked employees to work from home as a "precautionary measure".
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:43:23 GMT
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says Britons returning from locked-down Italian towns must self-isolate.
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:21:36 GMT
The coronavirus has already become a nightmare for travellers and the tourism industry alike.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:46:28 GMT
It is unreasonable to suggest he was comparing BP managers to Nazis, an Australian ruling finds.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:20:35 GMT
The government is being urged to do more to tackle problem gambling by beefing up oversight of the industry.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:04:25 GMT
New research shows more start-up business are thriving on the west of the Pennines.
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 19:39:37 GMT
Campaigners say plans for a third runway should be cancelled, but the airport says it will appeal.
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:18:42 GMT
Mr Green failed to freeze the account of a customer who won £50,000 and gambled it away.
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 12:54:30 GMT
The power company says the closure of its coal units will cost 230 jobs at the North Yorkshire site.
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:16:08 GMT
The work was originally due to cost £25m, but the BBC understands it has risen to £500m.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:39:18 GMT
Three former Barclays executives were charged with fraud over fundraising activity in 2008.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:02:43 GMT
A tech boss introduced a $70,000 minimum salary for all his staff - by cutting his own wages. Five years, on he has no regrets.
Thu, 27 Feb 2020 00:06:55 GMT
Thousands of Indonesian coral farms had to close after an export ban, but a policy U-turn offers hope.
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 00:03:26 GMT
After a terrible skiing crash, Susanne Najafi embarked on her path as a serial entrepreneur.
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 00:08:58 GMT
How do you build a market for a product society considers unmentionable?
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:06:20 GMT
3D printing is meeting some of the ambitions touted when the technology emerged 20 years ago.
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 15:43:41 GMT
Toxic fumes overcame a pilot landing at Heathrow in January. There's evidence that such events are not rare.
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:05:05 GMT
Katharine Hibbert is the founder of UK property guardianship company Dot Dot Dot.
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:21:14 GMT
Developers say you can now converse effortlessly using translation tech, but others are not so sure.
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 00:12:52 GMT
New trade deals have re-opened the debate on how to rescue people's careers if their jobs go abroad.
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 00:25:19 GMT
As part of a new BBC blog series, Maura Hannon from Switzerland shares what she spent her money on this week.
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 01:13:21 GMT
Leaders are meeting this week to discuss budget plans in challenging discussions.
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:21:44 GMT
BBC News meets a pressure group called London Yimby which thinks it has a solution to the housing crisis.
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:09:19 GMT
Statistics show a big rise in the number of middle-aged people renting their homes, rather than owning them.
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 10:34:55 GMT
Methane is being extracted from Lake Kivu in Rwanda to generate electricity.
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:04:08 GMT
American's top cyber-security official says China's Huawei should not play a role in 5G networks.
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:04:14 GMT
Huawei's Paul Scanlan says the company is years ahead of its competitors Nokia and Ericsson.
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 00:29:10 GMT
As Americans drink less cow's milk, US dairy farmers say they are struggling to get by.

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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 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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  • '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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