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Litigation and dispute resolution

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Our clients expect us to resolve disputes quickly, on best possible terms and within agreed budgets and this is what our lawyers do. We work with individuals and entrepreneurs, SMEs and large corporations. Whilst many of our clients are in Hertfordshire and across the South East, we increasingly work with clients from around the UK and abroad.

Disputes rarely contain themselves to a single legal issue so our lawyers have broad experience. We also have strategically developed market leading expertise in specialist areas and sectors.

Our team can advise you on all aspects of commercial disputes, as well as, regulatory, compliance, commercial debt recovery, wills/trusts and property disputes.

Our team, which is one of the largest in the South East, is described in Chambers and Partners as having "a good balance between being suitably aggressive but commercially minded".

"Luke Harrison is commended for his very sound, straightforward advice and has particular expertise in the recruitment and staffing sector." Chambers and Partners 2016

"Louise Worton is highly regarded by interviewees for her litigation practice, which includes a notable focus on IP disputes." Chambers and Partners 2016

“Debenhams Ottaway has a solid practice with a growing reputation, with team head Luke Harrison praised for his acute sense of tactics.” Legal 500 2015

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Challenging a will? your questions answered
Challenging a will? your questions answered

August 2017

According to the Law Commission an estimated 40% of adults die without having a will in place, and it is thought that the outdated and complicated laws are putting people off making one.

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