Our private equity litigation team has extensive experience of working with private investment funds (including private equity, venture capital and real estate funds) to resolve their disputes quickly and discreetly.

We are revered for working with our private equity clients to achieve their strategic goals, by drawing on our deep knowledge and understanding of their business needs. Our reputation for creative solutions to our clients’ unique legal and business challenges is hard earned and means that our private equity lawyers are in demand.

We are well positioned to counsel our clients on litigation risk and avoidance and, when necessary, to represent their interests in Court or ADR.

Our areas of focus include:

  • breaches of fiduciary duties
  • transaction disputes
  • shareholder disputes
  • breach of contract
  • employment
  • corporate governance
  • valuation disputes
  • fraud (Ponzi schemes, misrepresentations, clawbacks)
  • third-party litigation.

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What Clients Say
  • Juliet Schalker is a powerhouse. Her team covers the full range of dispute resolution work and does so to an extremely high standard.

    The Legal 500 UK 2023
  • Juliet has a sharp mind but is very client focused and also empathetic. She goes the extra mile.

    The Legal 500 UK 2023
  • Juliet is extremely responsive, knowledgeable and technically and commercially astute. She has a great understanding of the industry and clients love her. We have a number of mutual clients who also hold her in high regard.

    The Legal 500 UK 2023
  • They are all hard-working, commercial and pragmatic lawyers who go the extra mile for clients. The firm has a good collegiate culture and a modern settlement-focused approach to litigation.

    The Legal 500 UK 2023
  • Alex Neale is a fantastic lawyer. Great to work with and always puts in the extra effort for clients. He is very capable and conscientious and is excellent at settling disputes.

    The Legal 500 UK 2023
  • Debenhams Ottaway are a very professional and long established firm.

    The Legal 500 UK 2022
  • Constructive and concise explanations, friendly and helpful advice at every turn – we are truly grateful for the help you have given us.

  • The entire service from start to finish was excellent, from the initial phone enquiry to the provision of notes from the solicitor, the whole process was faultless, professional, courteous, high standard from the beginning to the end. I cant recommend this firm enough, truly supportive, helpful and understanding.

  • Kept us informed all the way through the process from start to finish and were very happy with the resolution. Thank you.

  • Ease of contact and very professional in all aspects of the service. Highly recommended.