Our dispute resolution solicitors have experience in all matters relating to disputes resolution for both individual and commercial clients across a range of complex disputes.
Disputes can arise in any situation, from a corporate or commercial settings to trust and asset disputes between families. Each case will have its unique set of variables, making it vital to seek expert legal advice as soon as possible no matter if you are establishing or defending a claim.
Conflicts can arise in both our personal and professional life almost daily, yet there are times when these disputes can impact us financially, hinder commercial growth or cause defamation of character.
Our team have years of experience helping individuals and businesses tackle a wide range of issues allowing us to deliver a successful and cost-effective service consistently.
To reach a resolution, there are various steps you have to go through during your case:
1. Contact Hutchins
- Contact us via email or by phone to arrange to speak to a member of our dispute resolution team.
2. Investigate your case
- We will assess your situation and provide you with clear and concise legal and practical advice.
- If needed, we will contact the other party in response or demand of response to your matter.
- We will work to negotiate a resolution to the dispute possibly using alternative dispute resolution (adr) tactics.
4. Commence / Defend court proceedings
- If the conflict continues, we will prepare the paperwork to commence legal proceedings.
- Once proceedings have begun, various processes will be completed relating to the dispute by both parties.
5. Mediation / Pre-hearing conference
- Before trial, the parties involved will need to attend mediation or a pre-hearing conference.
6. Trial preparation (if the dispute remains unresolved)
- If the parties are unable to negotiate a settlement, we will proceed to take the case to trial.
7. Trial and judgment
- The Court will set a date for the trial.
- Once the trial finishes, the judge will review the case and execute judgement.