When a business becomes involved in a dispute it is important to ensure you access expert legal advice as quickly as possible.
Our Litigation Team is committed to delivering cost effective and dynamic solutions to your problems and providing you with ready access to legal expertise when you need it most. We take great care to always ensure that clients are fully and properly advised on the merits and the risks of starting or resisting claims and are on hand to advise and negotiate on your behalf. Whether it is before the Courts or in mediation, arbitration or adjudication we rigorously pursue our clients’ objectives, always with commerciality in mind.
Working for either a claimant or defendant, we can bring these skills to bear in all manner of claims and disputes, keeping you advised and involved at every stage in order to achieve a quick and effective solution.
Our Litigation Solicitors specialise in:
- Building and Engineering Disputes
- Commercial Contract Disputes
- Contested Wills and Probate matters
- Debt Recovery and Credit Control
- Health and Safety
- Insolvency – Bankruptcy and Winding Up
- Insurance Disputes
- Landlord and Tenant – including business renewals and dilapidations
- Possession Proceedings - Mortgage/ Landlord and Tenant
- Professional Negligence
- Property Issues
- Regulatory Crime and Transport Offences
- Shareholder, Director and Partnership Disputes
The Commercial Litigation Team was recognised as the No.1Litigation team outside Birmingham in this year's Legal 500 Directory . "FBC Manby Bowdler LLP has a team of 18 dedicated litigators, and acts for household names including Carillion, Marston’s and Savills. Practice head Guy Birkett ‘does not sit on the fence’, and Brian Aikman provides ‘clear explanations’. The firm acted for a minority shareholder in a complex unfair prejudice petition; and for the applicant in injunction proceedings and a related damages claim for over £2m."
In addition, the Firm's Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency work is recognised, with Partner Brian Aikman particularly recommended.