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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

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:47:13 GMT
Amid the virus, some retailers are seeing trade collapse, but others are overwhelmed by demand.
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 18:33:19 GMT
Hundreds of people raise concerns about workers being too close together at more than 150 companies.
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:37:11 GMT
Key maps and charts explain how the virus has impacted markets and businesses around the world.
Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:02:20 GMT
Main UK milk processor Freshways says its price cut was forced by a drop in pub and coffee shop trade.
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 05:54:14 GMT
Government advice to "postpone a move if at all possible" amid the coronavirus outbreak has left many plans in flux.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 20:31:08 GMT
The airline is to ask the government for cash to keep going after coronavirus leads to travel slump.
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:00:27 GMT
OneWeb, the high-profile London-based satellite start-up, files for bankruptcy protection in the US.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:50:24 GMT
The food chain is in talks with administrators after previously warning of coronavirus impact.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:03:42 GMT
Some 2,400 staff face the loss of their jobs as the company is expected to fall into administration.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:25:38 GMT
"Use it or lose it" annual leave rules scrapped for essential workers needed to combat coronavirus.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:11:16 GMT
It is the latest in a series of measures to safeguard people and supplies during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:41:47 GMT
After trade from business stops, food and drink wholesalers are launching online home deliveries.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:28:43 GMT
Mike Ashley admits it was a mistake to lobby the government to keep his shops open.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:34:06 GMT
Buyers and renters should delay moving while emergency measures are in place, the government says.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 20:47:40 GMT
A closely watched survey finds US consumer confidence at the lowest level in three years.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:28:56 GMT
The aviation services firm says it is cutting costs to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on its business.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:52:24 GMT
Some people who fall outside the terms of the rescue grants say their hopes have been dashed.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 21:38:30 GMT
Some self-employed workers will fall through the net, while others say they need the help sooner.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 01:49:57 GMT
Luxury fashion brands are shifting manufacturing to make vital medical wear for the coronavirus effort.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 16:23:35 GMT
Many workers say they are being made to continue doing non-essential work, despite government advice.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 02:25:40 GMT
Investors are betting that measures by the US and G20 will ease the economic impact of the pandemic.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 20:30:41 GMT
The self-employed will be paid up to £2,500 a month to help them cope with the coronavirus crisis.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 22:35:21 GMT
The gains cap the best three-day streak for the Dow and S&P 500 since the Great Depression.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 22:18:31 GMT
Next said it had "listened carefully" to its staff who "increasingly felt" they should be at home.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:41:31 GMT
The number of people in the US seeking jobless benefits jumped to nearly 3.3 million last week.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 17:32:04 GMT
Amazon and Microsoft are among those helping with a dashboard to model where ventilators should go.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 00:00:34 GMT
Supermarkets and ethical toilet roll firms have seen soaring demand as customers stockpile due to Covid-19.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 10:31:19 GMT
MPs have criticised banks for asking business owners to put their own property up to secure loans.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 07:01:15 GMT
Singapore's sharp slowdown suggests a major contraction for a world economy battling coronavirus.
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 11:42:32 GMT
What help is available for companies dealing with the pandemic, and how can businesses claim it?
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 19:49:30 GMT
What is happening to workers' wages and sick pay during the coronavirus outbreak?
Fri, 20 Mar 2020 21:18:12 GMT
The chancellor says employees who cannot work will receive 80% of their salary, up to £2,500 a month.
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?
Fri, 13 Mar 2020 00:20:56 GMT
Thailand's tourism industry, once considered very robust, is now struggling because of coronavirus.
Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:29:08 GMT
Social media app TikTok has created a host of young stars in the UK, but can they make money from the medium?
Wed, 11 Mar 2020 00:05:52 GMT
How coffee company Equator managed to survive and grow after a major threat to its business.
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.
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 00:51:23 GMT
Workplace consultant Guenaelle Watson gives seven tips for better video meetings.

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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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  • 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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  • '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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