DogLaw are running a series of seminars focusing on criminal and civil law as it affects small...
Our Civil Team is committed to providing high quality advocacy and advisory work across the full range of commercial law.
We undertake work throughout the country. We have excellent conference facilities in central Brighton and Chambers is very close to the major Brighton Civil Trial Centre. We have deep experience of commercial disputes, from international sales of aircraft parts and cars at auction to double glazing. Our senior members are able to tackle the most challenging multi-party cases. We aim to give realistic advice as to your client’s chances of success and how to maximise those chances.
Our junior tenants and working pupils are available for ‘small claims’ hearings at highly competitive rates.
We act in liquidations, bankruptcies and IVAs and are regularly instructed by trustees in bankruptcy and by wives, husbands and partners with an interest in the family home and family business. We offer a full service to company directors, shareholders and partners in dispute and have a particular expertise in acting for the victims of fraud.
Our most regular civil workload includes paperwork and advocacy in the these types of cases:
- Contracts: interpretation, rectification and breach
- Misrepresentation and Fraud
- Building contracts
- Equipment leases and Consumer Credit
- Sale of goods
- Partnerships and quasi-partnership companies
- Competition and restraint of trade
- Freezing and search & seize injunctions
- Company director disputes, unfair prejudice, Companies Act s. 994 applications
- Struck off companies, restoration under s. 1029.
- Statutory demands
- Winding up petitions
- Guarantees and security for debt
“A standout set that provides all-encompassing expertise in commercial litigation. Members offer deep knowledge in cases concerning misrepresentation, as well as in contract and partnership disputes. The set also provides advice in bankruptcies and individual voluntary arrangements, with instructions coming from trustees in bankruptcies and spouses with an interest in the family home.” (Chambers & Partners 2018)
Doglaw for Professionals 2019 with Kate Richmond - Aug 2019
Paul Ashwell successfully represents creditor in bankruptcy of James Stunt - Jun 2019
Unfair Relationships in banking and credit agreements - Apr 2019
1COR’s Contract & Commercial Seminar with Paul Ashwell and Kate Richmond - Nov 2018
David Lewis-Hall to speak at Commercial Seminar for SO Legal on 18 October - Oct 2018
Litigant in Person’s status is clarified by the Supreme Court - Mar 2018
Lauren Godfrey settles multi-million pound company law dispute - Mar 2018
Seminar: Consumer Rights Act 2015 and Interpreting Documents Guide - Apr 2016
Legal Directories give Crown Office Row a series of top marks - Dec 2015
Martin Downs acts in internet vilification case - Apr 2015