Commercial litigation

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Gateley Legal & Gateley Legal NI

When alternative means have failed to resolve a business dispute, commercial litigation is the next step.

Disputes can occur for almost every business and organisation: suppliers, customers, business partners and even shareholders all have the potential to create tension. Dealing with disputes is not easy; they can use valuable resource, time and critically, prevent a management team from running the business. 

What do we do?

We take a firm, yet commercially-grounded approach to dispute resolution. That means we actively encourage and engage in alternative dispute resolution methods but don’t shy away from bringing and defending court proceedings. Our team advises on complex commercial disputes across a range of sectors including manufacturing, retail, sports, charities, pensions, property and recruitment.

We have a strong track record and can quickly pull together trusted teams of experts to assist in any case and obtain the best outcome for our clients, often in time-critical situations.

Gateley is an outstanding firm providing in-depth expertise in all aspects of commercial litigation, combined with outstanding client care.
Legal 500 UK, 2023

As many disputes require other specialist litigation expertise, we regularly consult with our colleagues in other disciplines such as construction disputes, insolvency litigation, insurance disputes, IP disputes, IT and telecoms disputes, offshore litigation, professional negligence, real estate dispute resolution, shipping disputes and business ownership disputes.

Where are we based and where do we practice?

Our litigators practice across England & Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Who do we help?

We act for a wide range of clients including multi-national corporations, private and public limited companies with a nationwide presence, family-owned businesses, and individuals (primarily shareholders, partners or property owners).

The Gateley commercial litigation team is second to none in terms of its willingness to go above and beyond for its clients. The team is always superbly prepared, with in-depth knowledge of its cases, and works terrifically well alongside counsel. It is always a joy to work with them.
Legal 500 UK, 2022

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