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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

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 04:06:05 GMT
A damaging trade fight with the US is adding to worries in China as its economic slowdown deepens.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:03:14 GMT
The so-called Big Six suppliers are beaten by smaller rivals in Which? annual customer survey.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:01:46 GMT
HMV collapsed last month, its second administration in six years, risking 2,200 jobs at 125 stores.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:37:58 GMT
The University of Hull was among businesses illegally charging customers more for paying by card.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:54:38 GMT
It comes after the firm said an accounting probe found thousands of false entries in its ledgers.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:58:29 GMT
Car insurance premiums climb for the first time since 2017 with Brexit a factor, says AA.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:28:24 GMT
Viagogo insists it has improved its practices but campaigners say it is failing to comply with the law.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:00:31 GMT
The abstinence campaign may be good for our health but it has left pubs and brewers feeling nervous.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:55:48 GMT
One third of revenue from the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax is raised in the capital.
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 17:38:03 GMT
Environmental campaigners say Wales should take the initiative with a tax on disposable coffee cups.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:44:50 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of customers were unable to do most payments transfers from online accounts.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 21:05:23 GMT
International trade secretary says other countries must "put the work in" ahead of possible no-deal Brexit.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:09:56 GMT
Dream Lodge Group runs eight luxury lodge holiday parks across England.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:28:53 GMT
The airline cuts its forecast, blaming a fall in air fares and over-capacity on short-haul routes.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:17:00 GMT
Boris Johnson says the availability of workers from overseas has helped some big firms hold down wages. Is he right?
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:59:46 GMT
Rupert Murdoch asks for permission to share some resources between the Times and the Sunday Times.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:21:42 GMT
The online retail giant has advised UK businesses to consider moving stock to their European warehouses
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:28:48 GMT
Retail sales fell last month after consumers brought forward their Christmas shopping to November.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:41:17 GMT
The electric carmaker, founded by Elon Musk, says it will cut about 3,000 jobs to boost profits.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:05:26 GMT
A Nissan-Mitsubishi investigation found Carlos Ghosn received funds from a joint venture between the firms.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:20:04 GMT
Other countries have barred the Chinese firm from their network infrastructure over security concerns.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:05:16 GMT
The streaming giant says the subscriber growth reflects the success of its original programmes.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:40:23 GMT
The Postings mall in Kirkcaldy is being sold after it failed to attract enough tenants.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:48 GMT
Half a million people chose a grey car in 2018 making it the most popular colour for the first time.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:33:50 GMT
A Wiltshire tyre firm has confirmed 300 of its job roles will be made redundant
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:01:23 GMT
Rob Forkan, co-founder of footwear and outerwear brand Gandys, says staff should treat a business as if it were their own.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:01:25 GMT
As the great and the good congregate in a Swiss ski resort, the BBC's Joe Miller explains what goes on at the annual World Economic Forum.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:48:46 GMT
Rhea Cambridge is a "side hustler". By day she helps people with social housing, but by night she is on the decks playing afrobeats, house and funk.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:07:26 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Corn Flakes became a million dollar idea.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:17:30 GMT
A US company has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and costs $2,000 (£1,555).
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 03:12:04 GMT
Power and speed took centre stage in Detroit as carmakers showed off new additions to their line up.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:16:45 GMT
Gaggan Anand, the executive chef at Bangkok's Michelin-starred restaurant Gaggan, has brought Indian cuisine to new heights.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:46:44 GMT
In four years Lee DeSanges has gone from throwing pizza parties to running his own restaurant.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:10:17 GMT
As both the government and households try to reduce their debt levels, car sales across China are declining.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:45:30 GMT
Sterling has had a volatile couple of years since the UK voted to leave the European Union. Why?
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:01:16 GMT
How Tom Davies built his eponymous glasses company, which is much loved by celebrities.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:01:19 GMT
What is Davos and why do people go? Here are 10 handy facts about the annual gathering in Switzerland.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:02:34 GMT
Millennials are increasingly doing jobs on the side, whether through love or necessity.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:03:29 GMT
How 3D software supercharged with real-time data can simulate complex designs before they're built.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:31:19 GMT
Jack Bogle, credited with upending the way we invest through index funds has died aged 89.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:14:24 GMT
France's luxury retailer Hermes is trying to become a big player in Switzerland's exclusive watch industry.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:14:37 GMT
The Swiss watch industry faced a near-death experience from quartz products. Is the smartwatch a similar threat?
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 06:21:25 GMT
Automakers are relying on the popularity of big, traditional vehicles to fund their electric ambitions.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 07:42:02 GMT
Stephen Forsey's company is making waves in the spiritual home of Switzerland's watch industry.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:09:17 GMT
People without internet access have fewer life chances than those that do. How can we close the gap?
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:13:01 GMT
As he goes out of the Australian Open, the Scot has the power to remain a strong-earning brand.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:02:55 GMT
The Argentine boss who travelled the world to get orders and prevent him from having to make staff redundant.

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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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  • 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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