Litigation and Dispute Resolution

 

We offer legal advisory and pragmatic legal solutions in all forms of dispute resolution.The resolution of specialist industry disputes whether in Technology, Intellectual Property, Media, Energy, Financial Services or commercial transactions often require specialist knowledge and a range of skills which we achieve through our business knowledge and diverse experience in litigation and arbitration. We are ultimately able to represent our clients in any court or tribunal.

 

 

Litigation

We have a litigation practice that believes in setting standards. We have been involved in a number of high profile jurisprudence setting cases. We continue to work tirelessly to deliver the best representation for our clients in a timely, accurate and practical manner. Our lawyers have vast experience in trial advocacy before courts, arbitrators, mediators, administrative and statutory tribunals in civil litigation and administrative proceedings and have been involved in representing and advising clients ranging from corporates, government agencies and private clients.

Arbitration

Our lawyers are skilled in conducting complex arbitrations between commercial enterprises and represent our clients in arbitration proceedings on diverse matters in various sectors. Our wealth of experience coupled with our business knowledge enables us to provide clients with high quality, cost effective advice, but also, creative business solutions to resolve major disputes.

Our wide knowledge, experience and expertise include;

 

  • Regulatory Services
    With experience of acting for regulators and for regulated companies we are well placed to advise clients who may consider challenging decisions that impact on their business. Our regulatory expertise spans the sectors and, with necessary business know-how always on hand to take swift action where deadlines for action are tight.

 

  • Arbitration
    Advice on the choice of arbitration or dispute resolution clause We draft and review arbitration clauses selecting the right mechanism to resolve potential disputes and providing for ad hoc or institutionally administered arbitration choosing an appropriate seat of arbitration and the applicable law, considering whether pre-arbitral ADR or mediation procedures would be appropriate, and advising on multi-party and connected contract situations.

 

  • Appointment of tribunals
    Advice on the choice of arbitration or dispute resolution clause We draft and review arbitration clauses selecting the right mechanism to resolve potential disputes and providing for ad hoc or institutionally administered arbitration choosing an appropriate seat of arbitration and the applicable law, considering whether pre-arbitral ADR or mediation procedures would be appropriate, and advising on multi-party and connected contract situations.

 

  • Representation in Arbitration Proceedings
    Members of the practice have the qualifications and expertise to represent our clients in international disputes held under the auspices of leading arbitral institutions such as the CIArb, LCIA, the ICC and as well as in ad hoc/UNCITRAL arbitrations.

 

  • Arbitration-related litigation
    We conduct and coordinate arbitration related litigation whenever necessary to protect clients’ rights. This can include applications to stay court proceedings brought in contravention of an arbitration clause, obtaining provisional measures or injunctions to secure costs or preserve evidence or assets, or obtaining orders for the taking of evidence and other procedural steps supportive of the arbitration process.

 

  • Enforcement of Awards
    We have the expertise to enforce arbitral awards and are able to advise in all aspects of challenging or enforcing awards.

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Brian Tororei

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