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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, 24 May 2019 21:00:33 GMT
How Norway is persuading motorists to switch to electric cars.
Fri, 24 May 2019 21:01:22 GMT
About 15 restaurants are closing each week across the UK.
Fri, 24 May 2019 20:37:19 GMT
The UK's largest water and waste water firm has struggled with leaks and falling profits.
Fri, 24 May 2019 08:14:14 GMT
The baby goods retailer says it is on a "sounder footing", even though UK sales fell nearly 9%.
Fri, 24 May 2019 13:15:09 GMT
The Topshop tycoon has been asked to put his own money into the firm's pension pot.
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:18:39 GMT
A 58-year-old man was killed when a hose violently whipped round and struck him.
Sat, 25 May 2019 00:55:10 GMT
The film producer reached a deal with women who say he sexually abused them, his lawyers tell media.
Fri, 24 May 2019 10:00:06 GMT
The ONS said sales were flat in April, as clothing sales offset declines in other sectors.
Thu, 23 May 2019 23:00:35 GMT
The social media giant is planning to set up a crypto-currency in around 12 countries by early 2020.
Fri, 24 May 2019 09:40:30 GMT
Stagecoach and its partners were disqualified from running three rail franchises last month.
Fri, 24 May 2019 01:51:12 GMT
Huawei could feature in a US-China trade pact despite being "very dangerous", says the US president.
Thu, 23 May 2019 23:03:08 GMT
The Federal Aviation Administration tells the BBC it didn't have the information needed to ground the planes.
Thu, 23 May 2019 15:04:11 GMT
A top Chinese diplomat tells the BBC there could be "substantial" repercussions if the UK bars Huawei.
Thu, 23 May 2019 19:06:33 GMT
Mark Zuckerberg hits back at calls to break up Facebook, as it reveals it removed a record number of hateful posts.
Thu, 23 May 2019 19:26:02 GMT
Investors get the jitters as tensions rise between the US and China.
Fri, 24 May 2019 21:05:23 GMT
A BBC investigation finds a property group which borrowed millions has not paid some people back.
Wed, 22 May 2019 23:49:56 GMT
US firms say President Trump has made it harder to hire the skilled foreign workers they need.
Wed, 22 May 2019 23:49:14 GMT
The 2019 Netball World Cup can boost the game on and off the court, and build on England's 2018 Commonwealth Games success.
Wed, 22 May 2019 01:33:01 GMT
Evan Davis explains how the field of economics is asking itself some tough questions.
Wed, 22 May 2019 08:58:06 GMT
Stretched staff, cavernous premises and the curse of the coupon.
Wed, 22 May 2019 12:02:15 GMT
The secretive investment firm also owned Monarch Airlines and Comet.
Tue, 21 May 2019 23:22:35 GMT
Technology reshapes the workplace in much subtler ways than simply robots stealing jobs.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:22:07 GMT
How technology and community support is keeping people with dementia in Japan safe.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:24:08 GMT
AI-powered advertising copywriters are coming, but can they be taught to be as inventive as humans?
Sun, 19 May 2019 23:07:28 GMT
How a troubled childhood gave investor Guy Hands the drive to succeed in life.
Wed, 22 May 2019 09:27:36 GMT
What does the EU say about state aid and could Brexit make it easier?
Fri, 17 May 2019 21:15:52 GMT
Why bricks are still a vital building technology.
Sat, 18 May 2019 23:52:18 GMT
Why it might be time to rethink the way we celebrate as more couples come from diverse backgrounds.
Thu, 16 May 2019 23:10:02 GMT
Professionals are finding holes in the system and turning into entrepreneurs to fill gaps in the market.
Thu, 16 May 2019 11:51:07 GMT
In Sicily, police are moving to stop criminals stealing the island's pistachios ahead of this year's harvest.
Thu, 16 May 2019 16:17:27 GMT
Experts explain why wine can be priced at thousands of pounds, how it tastes, and who buys it.
Thu, 16 May 2019 02:08:33 GMT
What has happened to bills, profits and how the UK compares with the rest of the EU?
Thu, 23 May 2019 23:07:39 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the microscope became a million dollar idea.
Wed, 22 May 2019 16:48:33 GMT
Tackling the world's single-use plastic problem
Tue, 21 May 2019 23:30:20 GMT
This house was designed using algorithms and machines. They chose complex, organic-looking forms.
Wed, 22 May 2019 11:37:58 GMT
Jeremy Corbyn says the government has "again failed our steel industry" with thousands of jobs at risk at British Steel and in its supply chain.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:20:59 GMT
Each year in Japan thousands of elderly dementia sufferers go missing, but technology can now help.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:09:01 GMT
There is only one foundry left in Middlesbrough - the town once known as Ironopolis.

Our Work

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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