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.
10th September 2019
Companies are often far less well known than the brands under which they trade. A recent High Court case illustrated that failing to make a distinction between formal corporate entities and their trading styles can cause problems when it comes to dispute resolution. Continue reading »
12th March 2019
Starting a franchise can be an exciting business opportunity. As a franchisor, establishing a franchise network can be a rewarding way to expand a successful business in the UK and abroad. As a franchisee, purchasing a franchise allows for the chance to manage a business with the security of an established brand and the support of a client network. Continue reading »
27th February 2019
A recent judgment handed down by the Technology and Construction Court in the case of Freeborn & Another –v- Marcal  EWHC 454 TCC is of wide-spread significance to those who commission construction professionals. Continue reading »
3rd January 2019
When a firm set up two websites that had names close to those of a competitor’s registered trade marks, it was making an expensive mistake, as a recent High Court decision shows. Continue reading »
6th November 2018
Worldwide freezing orders are an essential means by which dissipation of wrongfully obtained money and assets can be effectively prevented. However, as an important High Court ruling showed, such orders are worth little more than the paper they are written on if they are obtained without full and fair disclosure of evidence. Continue reading »
15th November 2019
24th October 2019
As Shamima Begum begins her legal challenge against the Home Office, the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) is holding a 4 day preliminary hearing. The specialist court will hear the legal challenge and consider whether the removal of Ms Begum’s citizenship has rendered her stateless and was therefore unlawful.
Ivon Sampson, Head of Immigration, joined Iain Dale live on LBC to discuss the issues of the case, and the possible consequences of any decision.
Listen to the full radio interview here:
11th October 2019
An investigation has uncovered a major people smuggling ring bringing migrants across the channel to the UK.
Ivon Sampson, Healys Head of Immigration, joined Tom Swarbrick to discuss the LBC investigation, and the the possible causes of the recent spate of channel crossings by economic migrants.
Listen to the full radio interview here:
30th September 2019
Healys LLP has again been recognised as a leading firm in the latest edition of the Legal 500. This year, 4 practise areas and 3 individual lawyers have been recommended.