Our expert Commercial Litigation Team is skilled at dealing with commercial disputes and litigation for UK based and international clients of all sizes across a variety of commercial disciplines.
Our lawyers have extensive experience of dealing with disputes both in the UK and internationally and resolving them robustly by negotiation, litigation, arbitration, expert determination, mediation and in combinations of these and other methods of alternative dispute resolution.
We deal with a broad range of work that covers:
- International litigation;
- Group product liability claims;
- Contract disputes;
- Company, Shareholder and Partnership disputes;
- Finance and Banking;
- Professional Negligence;
- Regulatory and Judicial Review;
- Professional regulation and disciplinary;
- IT disputes;
- Injunctions and Emergency procedures;
- Restrictive Covenant Breaches.
Complex and Competing Interests of Shareholders
The New Code and draft Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill – What now and next for Landlords?
Since the onset of Covid-19, numerous restrictive measures have been introduced by the UK government to mitigate the financial impact on businesses. The New Code introduced on 9 November 2021… Read more →
Wedlake Bell wins Commercial Litigation Team of the Year at the Legal Business Awards
We’re pleased to announce that Wedlake Bell won Commercial Litigation Team of the Year at the Legal Business Awards 2018. The Awards, which were hosted on 18 April 2018 at… Read more →
Brexit – A guide to what happens next
On 23 June 2016 the UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. While non-binding, the new government has said that the Brexit vote will be given effect.… Read more →
Banks boosted by landmark ruling on surveyor negligence
David Golten comments in The Times on the Court of Appeal’s landmark decision, ruling that lenders will be able to recover significantly larger amounts when suing over negligent property valuations.… Read more →
Notification Injunctions : As an alternative to Freezing Injunctions, Can they offer better security to Claimants against unenforceable judgments?
An early consideration in the course of litigation is whether a Judgment can ultimately be enforced and whether a Defendant is likely to disseminate assets in such a way to… Read more →
Be careful to ensure your contract does what you intended it to
Businesses often seek to have terms implied into contracts in situations where no specific term exists to cover unanticipated scenarios. The courts do imply terms, but when? Contracts (commercial or… Read more →
""very clever and an excellent tactical litigator""
— Legal 500
""Tenacious" and "we regard [him] as part of our team""
— Legal 500
Wedlake is an excellent firm. The members of the commercial litigation team are all very switched on.
— Legal 500,2021
'Glenn Chidgey has excellent judgement and will go the extra mile for clients'.
— Legal 500, 2020
"Wedlake Bell LLP fields highly specialised litigators in professional negligence, commercial contracts, judicial review and procurement issues, as well as IP, insolvency, and restructuring and trusts. The practice, which ‘provides solid, client-service skills’, is also well known for property litigation and construction disputes."
— Legal 500, 2017