Healys’ Commercial Litigation Group are experts in dispute resolution. We resolve disputes on behalf of our clients by understanding the best means of achieving our clients’ aims. In the vast majority of cases, this will be to conclude matters as quickly and as cost effectively as possible. However, there may be other commercial considerations affecting strategy.
Our Commercial Litigation Group is a professional unit providing an excellent service. All of the Fee Earners in the Group have a high degree of technical ability which enables each of them to create commercial and pragmatic solutions.
Both the Dispute Resolution Team and Partner, Robert Johnson, have been recognised with a number of awards in the past 12 months to include:
We aim to resolve disputes on behalf of our clients as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. We always seek to provide value for money. We litigate of course but we also engage in all forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and particularly mediation.
We offer a variety of different types of retainer, many of which involve us sharing with you the risk of the dispute, such as conditional and contingency fee agreements. We also offer fixed fees, capped fees and discounted fees to assist you in the management of the cost of litigation and to provide as much certainty as possible in respect of those costs.
We provide regular costs updates and work within budgets. We aim to keep our clients updated at all times and work within deadlines. We focus on and specialise in acting for small to medium sized commercial clients who require advice on complex and high-value litigation matters.
17th October 2018
Boardroom conflict can often mean directors falling into opposing camps, with deadlock the result. As a High Court decision shows, taking legal advice is often the only means of achieving a resolution. Continue reading »
11th October 2018
People take professional advice all the time, and rely on it. A professional who gives advice will normally not only have the appropriate qualifications but will also be covered by the firm’s professional indemnity policy, so that if their advice turns out to be negligent, the client can be compensated. Continue reading »
28th September 2018
Business owners and directors who fail to pay fines can lose in more ways than just financially. When a Derbyshire company fell foul of the Health and Safety Executive following a near-fatal accident to one of its employees, the fine that resulted after the investigation amounted to more than a quarter of a million pounds. Continue reading »
There is a common belief that in any contract, if the goods or services provided do not do what they are intended to do it will open the door for a claim in damages. That is not always so, as a recent case shows. Continue reading »
Judicial powers to review decisions reached by dispute arbitrators are strictly limited and do not provide an opportunity for disappointed parties to refight factual issues that have already been resolved. The High Court succinctly made that point in a case concerning the acrimonious demise of a business partnership. Continue reading »
16th October 2018
Leading Law firm Healys has expanded its operation with the appointment of 2 new partners, Karen Lord and Gemma Williams, in its Brighton office. Continue reading »
27th September 2018
A hospital trust has been criticised for “serious failings” that led to the death of an elderly patient as a result of drinking cleaning fluid. An Inquest into her death, held between 10th and 18th September 2018, has resulted in the issue of a Regulation 28 Report (Prevention of Future Death report) by the Coroner. Continue reading »
18th September 2018
Jerome O’Sullivan, a Partner specialising in Construction Dispute Resolution, recently successfully concluded a high value and complex dispute in the Technology & Construction Court. Continue reading »
18th July 2018
Healys are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted to win “Regional Conveyancing Firm of the Year” at The LFS Conveyancing Awards.
The Conveyancing Awards, sponsored by Groundsure, are widely recognised as being the most coveted in the conveyancing industry. Judged by high-profile industry representatives and with a rigorous selection process evaluating conveyancing practices, staff training and client satisfaction, the winners will be announced at the awards dinner held at The Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham on 19th September 2018.
Kiri Kkoshi, Partner and Head of Real Estate, said: “We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for our second award this year, and proud to be one of the finalists at such a prestigious event. The LFS conveyancing awards are deservedly respected for their comprehensive judging criteria and our inclusion as finalists is testament not only to the unceasing hard work of our staff but also to our continued commitment to exemplary levels of customer service. I am proud of my team and look forward to the awards ceremony.”