Commercial & Business Litigation.

If you find yourself in a commercial or contractual disagreement, as a claimant or defendant, you can be assured FBCMB will provide you with expert legal advice.

Legal disagreements can be daunting and stressful.

You can rely on us when you need it most.

Whether it is before the Courts or in Mediation, Arbitration or Adjudication, our Commercial Litigation Team rigorously pursue our clients’ objectives, always with commercial success in mind.

Employment Law

Disputes can arise at any time for both individuals or businesses, no matter how carefully you manage your affairs.

If you find yourself in a commercial or contractual disagreement, as a claimant or defendant, it makes sense to ensure you access expert legal advice as quickly as possible.

Our services are bespoke to meet our clients’ aim's and needs. A large part of our practice is to either avoid disputes or resolve the issues early. By working with you to strategically navigate the dispute, we adopt a practical and commercial approach to the managing of your risk and resolving the dispute, whilst providing you with ready access to legal expertise when you need it most. 

Charlotte Clode

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We take great care to always ensure that you are properly advised on the merits and the risks of starting or resisting claims and are on hand to advise and negotiate on your behalf. Our approach is always transparent and we rigorously pursue our clients’ objectives, always with commercial success in mind.

- Charlotte Clode

If you have an enquiry in relation to Litigation or want to speak to a member of our expert team, please get in touch.

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Legal 500 2021: The Commercial Litigation Team were recognised as a Top Tier team in the West Midlands outside Birmingham.

Key lawyers include Partner Guy Birkett who is recognised as a 'Leading Individual', Partner Charlotte Clode who is recognised as a 'Next Generation Lawyer', Partner Brian Aikman and Gareth Ruddock.

To find out more about our rankings, please click here.

The Legal 500 Top Tier 2021

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Meet Your Lawyers


Andrew Verlander

Senior Associate

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Angie Manley

Senior Associate

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Ann Clements

Paralegal Support

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Brian Aikman

Partner

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Charlotte Clode

Partner

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Elisabeth Glover

Senior Solicitor

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Emma Northall

Debt Recovery Manager

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Gareth Ruddock

Partner

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Guy Birkett

Partner

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Jonathan Moss

Solicitor

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Kimberly Mears

Associate

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Mohammed Ahsan

Partner

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Olivia Jones

Solicitor

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Rowan Jones

Apprentice Solicitor

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Tristan Harris

Paralegal Support

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What Our Clients Say
 

Charlotte and her team did a great job of getting the sale completed, dealing with some other solicitors in the chain that appeared to be brain dead and uninterested. She kept me updated and chased things as needed on time. I felt she went above and beyond working on her day off because there was a chance the parties would exchange contracts that day. Very helpful and efficient. Many thanks to Charlotte and Claire. Great service.

Charlotte Judd

From Mr T

 

We used Olivia Jones in June 2020 to resolve a dispute with a dishonest commercial landlord, Olivia was fantastic I cannot recommend her enough excellent!!! 100%.

Olivia Jones

Ms Neale

 

You have a great team of professionals who I am more than happy to work with at any time when the need arises.

Andrew Verlander

Anon

 

Your dedication and commitment has been of the highest possible standards. At times it has been nightmarish, but your persistence won the day. Thank you.

I have to say how very grateful I have been to know that I was in such capable hands and that you looked after my interest so well. In passing I must add that your professionalism and expertise has been deeply appreciated as you guided me through this minefield.

You are obviously a great ambassador for not only your firm, but also the legal profession as a whole. Once again my renewed thanks for your very much appreciated efforts on my behalf.

Guy Birkett

Tractor Spares Limited