BRG’s disputes practice is world-leading in the areas that can most significantly impact business. We are dedicated to providing clear perspectives that help clients understand their current situation as well as the road ahead. Our teams are composed of leading international experts in accounting, economics, finance, intellectual property, valuation, statistics and strategic analysis, along with experienced industry specialists in sectors including construction and real estate, mining, energy, power and infrastructure, financial services and healthcare and pharmaceuticals. Together they deliver the highest-quality independent and objective testimony and advice to counsel, corporations, agencies and governments around the world.
PCB Byrne brings together two like-minded, dynamic market leaders in fraud litigation (PCB Litigation and Byrne and Partners) to form a new top-tier firm specialising in all forms of dispute resolution.
PCB Byrne provides in-depth expertise and unparalleled service having decades of experience in dealing with complex UK and international disputes in the civil, criminal and regulatory sectors. With 14 partners and 49 fee-earners, PCB Byrne is a conflict-free firm delivering creative and commercially focused solutions. PCB Byrne builds the best bespoke teams for clients, whilst retaining its commitment to exceptional, hands-on service.
Alaco is a leading business intelligence consultancy. A seasoned team of investigators gather critical evidence and intelligence to support clients in a range of situations, from commercial disputes and judgement enforcement against sovereigns to sensitive private client matters.
Whether helping to monetise an award or mapping out the commercial (and political) reach of the other side, Alaco provides support during the full life cycle of a case, finding admissible evidence to support proceedings across different legal forums and tribunals. We regularly act alongside other advisors such as insolvency practitioners, communications consultants and lobbyists. Our reach is global, underpinned by skilled use of research resources and decades of experience.
Stephenson Harwood’s highly regarded corporate and commercial disputes team advises on the full range of disputes. We represent clients in High Court litigation, international and domestic arbitration, and advise and assist clients on ADR, including mediation. Most of what we do is truly international and often multi-jurisdictional; we manage complex proceedings in other jurisdictions and co-ordinate proceedings in more than one jurisdiction.
The team is renowned for its depth and ability to handle a broad range of disputes but has particular expertise in banking and financial services litigation and regulation, competition litigation, fund litigation, shareholder disputes and corporate litigation, professional and management liability and sanctions litigation.
We have an experienced team of commercial barristers, with expertise across a broad range of areas including civil fraud and asset tracing, company law, contractual disputes, international arbitration, partnership and joint ventures, and tax.
Our complementary expertise in financial services regulatory, restructuring and insolvency, pensions and professional liability makes us well equipped to act in the ever more complex, multi-faceted disputes which affect modern businesses.
We are experienced in international disputes, including those that give rise to questions of governing law, jurisdiction, the interpretation and effect of cross-border regulations, and the enforcement of overseas judgments.
Described as a “disputes powerhouse”, our 300 strong litigation team is one of the largest in London. Our “high-quality litigators with vast experience of how to win complex disputes” are recognised by the legal directories. Chambers & Partners 2021 recently described the team as "the most thorough solicitors I've ever worked with. They're the best at what they do."
We handle both international arbitration and UK-based litigation and were shortlisted for Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year 2020 at the Legal 500 UK Awards and Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year 2019 at the British Legal Awards.
Serle Court has a leading reputation in commercial litigation; having been involved in the most significant disputes in the market in recent years. Members of chambers are recommended by Chambers UK and the Legal 500 not only for commercial litigation but also in the commercial fields of banking and financial services, civil fraud, insolvency and company and partnership law. Chambers is said to “impress both as active participants in major pieces of litigation and as thought leaders in the international dispute resolution market.”
Members of Chambers are regularly instructed in commercial cases both in the Commercial Court and the Business and Property Courts. Our barristers are often instructed to attend court at short notice; for interim procedural hearings, and to obtain urgent freezing injunctions.
LAWYERS HANDLING COMPLEX INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION, LITIGATION AND ADR MATTERS
Our principal strength is our experience and expertise in international litigation, arbitration and alternative forms of dispute resolution. We have specialist dispute resolution teams in all of our offices, regularly handling high-value, complex, multi-party, multi-jurisdictional disputes. Our expertise spans a wide range of sectors and industries, from banking and finance, through to insurance and commodities.