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Dispute Resolution

In a highly competitive and litigious world, the careful management of disputes has become an essential part of business life. Whether it is the greater trading opportunities brought about by globalisation and e-commerce, the increasing regulation of our business life, or the changing fortunes of businesses and individuals through the economic cycle, the scope for disputes to arise is growing. Equally, there are many avenues to a solution.

At Mundays we have an experienced team of Dispute Resolution lawyers who take a flexible and commercial approach to problem solving which takes account of your core business objectives and offers a pro-active approach to achieving them. We will give you clear and commercial advice, setting out the merits of your case, the options available to you, and the risks you may face.

Although the team has a depth of experience in complex commercial litigation, we recognise that, for most people, court proceedings are seen as a last resort. Therefore, part of the strategic advice we offer will be a consideration of all options for dispute resolution, including negotiation, arbitration and mediation. Our approach reflects the concern which all clients have to minimise costs by working as closely as possible to agreed budgets.

services we provide

Our lawyers have specialist knowledge in all the key fields of commercial dispute including

  • domestic and international arbitration
  • commercial contract disputes and debt collection
  • intellectual property
  • fraud
  • franchise disputes
  • construction
  • landlord and tenant and other property disputes
  • wills, trusts and probate disputes
  • insolvency
  • aviation, transport and logistics disputes

recent experience

The Mundays team has recently advised:

  • on a heavily contested enforcement of a French ICC arbitration award together with other satellite litigation in France and the UAE
  • a luxury house builder in a substantial claim against an employer with related proceedings against subcontractors
  • a major international plc in a commercial lease dispute concerning the nature of an assignment of a lease from a previous tenant and the current tenant’s resulting liability in relation to rent, service charges and dilapidations following its purported exercise of a break clause in the lease
  • a group of former directors of a company on the defence of a substantial claim brought against them by the company’s liquidator, involving allegations of misfeasance, wrongful trading, transactions at an undervalue, illegal dividends and claims for the repayment of alleged loans

What others say about us

Joseph Kean heads the four-partner practice at Mundays LLP, which defended Premier Coatings against several complaints made by customers regarding waterproofing products. Oliver Jackson was promoted to partner.

The Legal 500 UK 2016

Mundays' team is known for All-encompassing commercial litigation practice with particular expertise in product liability, professional negligence and financial services-focused disputes. Also highlighted for its cross-border capabilities and expertise in matters concerning the construction sector. "They were first-class. The correspondence was dealt with promptly and at all times we felt they were working with us, addressing all targets." 

Chambers & Partners 2017

Quick Contact

Joseph Kean

Partner (Head of Dispute Resolution)

Tel: +44 (0)1932 590615