DTM Legal’s Top Tier Dispute Resolution team’s aim is to prevent disputes becoming damaging, time-consuming and costly.
Our approach is to work swiftly with our clients to identify solutions which will resolve conflict without the need for litigation.
We advise on mediation and settlement strategies to try to bring disputes to a satisfactory conclusion as quickly as possible. If litigation is required, however, we will be tenacious in pursuing it through the courts in a manner which is both vigorous and incisive whilst exploring creative fee solutions with our clients so that litigation carries as little financial risk as possible.
Our disputes team has extensive experience handling disputes involving:
- Commercial Contract Disputes
- Financial Services Claims
- Intellectual Property
- Judicial Review
- Partnership Disputes
- Probate, Trusts and Inheritance Claims
- Professional Negligence Disputes
- Restrictive Covenant Disputes
- Shareholder and Director Disputes
- Urgent Interim Court Applications
- Warranty Claims
- Contentious Trust and Probate Disputes
- Agency, Distribution and Franchising
- Banking Transactions
Clients include: Scottish Power, Foundation Piling Limited, The Atmore Group, Lloyds Pharmacy, AAH Pharmaceuticals Limited, Dee Tech Services Limited, Vale UK Limited, Henrob Limited, Anwyl Construction Company Limited, Rotex Europe Limited (part of Hillenbrand Group listed on NYSE), CRS Plant Limited, Elements (Europe) Limited, Begbies Traynor, Edge Recovery, Clancy Consulting Limited, Halls Auctioneers Limited.
We understand that disputes can be stressful and personally challenging for those involved, which is why we place great emphasis on establishing a close relationship with our client.
Head of Dispute Resolution & Construction
Head of Business Recovery
Head of Property
Partner / Head of Liverpool
What our clients say
“Rarely do you come across such a professional and approachable person as Anna Duffy. After initially consulting her to the very successful outcome of my issue I found her to be totally dedicated . Her ability to meet every challenge along the away and may I add , there was quite a few , was extraordinary and I really could not rate her highly enough.”
Mr John Nicholson
“Kate is a superstar. Ever responsive, ever assertive and ever precise. It is a pleasure to work with Kate as you know you are in safe hands, and that she’ll be looking for ways to bring added value too. Commercial and proactive, Kate is one of the best commercial lawyers in the UK.”
Andrew Jackson, Head of Collections & Recoveries, Funding Circle
“DTM provide a very good service to us. They have taken the time and effort to get to know our business and their advice is cogent and client focused. They are fully aware of our budgets and what we are trying to achieve and work well within those parameters. The lawyers at DTM are down to earth and commercial in their approach which are qualities we value.”
Andrew S Pike, Former Company Secretary & Lawyer, Travis Perkins Plc
“Duncan has been our solicitor for a number of years and we would highly recommend him, he is approachable and results focussed, enabling us to get on with our business. It is always good to know a great lawyer.”
Tim Coleman, Managing Director, Darkhorse Design Limited
“DTM Legal provided an effective and professional service whilst acting for Nugent Care on a challenging legal matter. Richard Harris provided expert advice and kept us fully informed of matters throughout the entire process. Should any issues of this nature arise in future, we will have no hesitation in appointing DTM Legal.”
Andrew Marsh, Head of Property Services, Nugent Care
“I instructed Duncan McAllister at DTM to assist on a dispute and his advice throughout was accurate and pragmatic and enabled me to achieve a successful outcome. Throughout the process Duncan acted entirely in my interest and was also mindful of keeping fees at a reasonable level and proportionate. I would recommend his input and assistance in resolving disputes.”
Ian Walker, Managing Director, CPD Works