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Cross-border disputes can be hard to handle. Companies need pragmatic and commercially focused expertise to help cut through the complexity and achieve real, tangible results.

What do we do?

We provide dispute resolution services for our clients on both a domestic and an international basis. Our large team of litigation specialists are experienced in advising domestic and international clients on cross-border litigation. We regularly act in relation to high value and complex cases originating in foreign jurisdictions which have a connection to the UK.

We are also experienced in co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional cases and our offshore work regularly includes seeking relief, recovering assets and enforcing judgements in jurisdictions such as:

  • The Cayman Islands
  • The British Virgin Islands
  • Guernsey and Jersey
  • The Isle of Man
  • Gibraltar
  • Cyprus
  • Russia and the CIS.

Learn more from Mark Wilson, Partner and Head of Complex and International Recovery Work:

Gateley's ‘very experienced and knowledgeable’ team regularly handles contentious insolvency work including provisional liquidations, corporate fraud, and offshore litigation.
Legal 500 UK, 2018

We also provide dispute resolution services  and advise on a range of issues, including:

  • corporate disputes and corporate crimes 
  • contentious international sanctions 
  • commercial fraud 
  • maritime disputes 
  • defamation and privacy 
  • financial and banking disputes 
  • international, commercial and investment treaty arbitrations 
  • international trade disputes 
  • projects/ construction disputes 
  • restructuring and international insolvency litigation 
  • professional negligence and other claims against officers, fiduciaries and professionals
  • family and high value matrimonial proceedings.

Our litigation funding facility

An innovative route to fund your long term litigation without the risk or upfront cost. In partnership with BenchWalk, our team can help you to resolve a dispute on a true no win, no fee basis. 

As a client there is no cost to you, we take a pre-agreed percentage of the final settlement and you are not left liable for an opponents cost should the case not be a success. We are one of only two listed law firms able to offer such a facility.

Discover more about our litigation funding facility

Who do we help?

Our ​​dispute resolution services regularly act for domestic and international clients, coordinating actions across jurisdictions where several countries are involved.

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