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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

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:01:12 GMT
Recruiters say the number of new job ads suggests that a slow recovery could be underway.
Thu, 13 Aug 2020 16:13:26 GMT
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits falls to 963,000.
Thu, 13 Aug 2020 09:46:55 GMT
The government's job retention bonus scheme will be used to cut fares in the West Midlands and Dundee.
Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:23:42 GMT
Christies sold nine pairs of the basketball legend's shoes, including the "rarest of the rare".
Thu, 13 Aug 2020 09:24:31 GMT
A long-running investigation finds the sector is not working well for grieving families.
Thu, 13 Aug 2020 10:38:04 GMT
The travel giant makes a £1bn loss in three months - but says summer bookings for 2021 are up 145%.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 23:01:39 GMT
UK house prices are predicted to fall but a report spells out why property may remain out of reach.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 23:35:13 GMT
The US will maintain import duties on $7.5bn worth of items including French cheese and whiskies.
Thu, 13 Aug 2020 01:51:53 GMT
The life story of the princess will become the first Broadway show to premiere on the small screen.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:37:35 GMT
The lender is seeking to cut costs as more people bank online during the pandemic.
Thu, 13 Aug 2020 04:39:49 GMT
Tencent expects its Chinese messaging app will not be affected by America's action against the firm.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:39:29 GMT
Rishi Sunak says it is a "difficult and uncertain time" as the UK suffers its biggest slump on record.
Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:41:26 GMT
Jobseekers are having a tough time at the moment but some sectors are hiring and support is available.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:54:37 GMT
David Hanson's dream holiday was cancelled, but like many Brits he's been waiting months for a refund.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 11:01:35 GMT
The online retailer says people are making more “deliberate purchases” including make-up and sportswear.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 13:42:23 GMT
Covid-19 lockdown restrictions saw customers staying at home and fewer miles driven, says Admiral.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:34:20 GMT
His influential entertainment empire included ViacomCBS and Paramount Pictures, MTV and Nickelodeon.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 08:54:43 GMT
Profit and sales figures at Mike Ashley's Frasers Group are delayed while figures are finalised.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 05:10:31 GMT
The move comes after the firm paid more than $71bn for most of Rupert Murdoch's film and TV business.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:08:33 GMT
The owners of the Prepear recipe app are speaking out after Apple tried to block their pear logo.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 21:50:55 GMT
A Home Office source brands the ice cream "overpriced junk food" after comments on Channel crossings.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:09:22 GMT
This is on top of the 4,000 announced since May, meaning the retailer will have cut a third of its staff.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:53:51 GMT
The number of people employed between April and June fell by the most since the financial crisis.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 04:37:45 GMT
The "Las Vegas of Asia" is hoping to bring back the high-rollers after its virus-driven visitor slump.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:00:10 GMT
Stil-tons to do as talks over blue cheese become an unlikely obstacle to a post-Brexit trade agreement.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 13:36:20 GMT
Businesses and individuals have returned to post offices to deposit money saved during lockdown.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:16:28 GMT
Britain is being cut off from critical markets, says the airport, which saw traffic plunge in July.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 13:12:19 GMT
The California court gives the two ride-hailing firms 10 days to challenge the ruling.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 11:56:59 GMT
A decision to delete an online alert was exploited by those promoting the multi-billion-pound crime.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 06:26:04 GMT
The government's furlough scheme has stopped unemployment surging, but that may be changing.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 23:19:05 GMT
Ready meals maker: "don't take knockbacks as insults. Learn from them."
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 23:16:10 GMT
As Covid-19 keeps millions of people at home, the popularity of "shoppertainment" has skyrocketed in Asia.
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 23:21:03 GMT
CGI models allow patterns to be tested virtually and fewer garments, if any, need to be made.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:02:53 GMT
The coronavirus pandemic has thrown many countries into recession - but what exactly is it and how could it affect you?
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 17:30:38 GMT
During lockdown many families have turned to creating online videos as a way of having fun.
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 23:01:52 GMT
A new way to produce tiny speakers promises more robust headphones with high quality sound.
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 23:02:19 GMT
Julie Morris explains what it is like to be job hunting in your late fifties during coronavirus.
Sun, 09 Aug 2020 23:01:44 GMT
When Tata Harper was setting up her US cosmetics brand, she was told it would never work.
Sat, 08 Aug 2020 23:09:58 GMT
A campaign to support businesses run by black people has had an "extraordinary effect" on sales.
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:28:53 GMT
A look at what business leaders' behaviour off-camera reveals about their real personalities.
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 23:27:38 GMT
New computers promise to cruise through old problems, but involve mind-boggling low temperatures.
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 08:15:34 GMT
British Airways staff facing possible redundancy or pay cuts wore masks of airline bosses Willie Walsh and Alex Cruz as they vented their anger.
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 23:23:49 GMT
British winter sports boss Vicky Gosling explains why Team GB is aiming for a record Olympic medal haul.
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 23:28:30 GMT
The Faroe Islands are trying to reduce their dependence on fishing industries.
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:24:13 GMT
Some of the reasons shares are disconnected from the real economy.

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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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