Conmmercial litigation

Litigation is rarely a welcome way to resolve commercial disputes. Fortunately, with the right approach, it is often possible to secure a good outcome that protects a firm’s business interests without the need for court proceedings.

Commercial litigation experts

For those situations where an amicable solution cannot be agreed, our clients trust our heavyweight litigation solicitors to defend their commercial priorities with drive and determination.

More than just solicitors

Commercial disputes are becoming increasingly common, but for a business they can be a real headache, potentially costly and inevitably time consuming. If you find yourself caught up in a dispute, it’s vital you have the right legal expertise on your side, to minimize the impact on you and your business.

At Harding Mitchell, we have considerable experience in resolving disputes across a wide range of industries and sectors – and truly understand the challenges and commercial implications of such actions on a business. We also know the importance of reaching a positive outcome as swiftly as possible.

Whether you need to bring a claim or defend a commercial dispute, our specialist commercial litigation team will provide you with expert advice and guidance, however tough, challenging or complex the situation.

Areas covered

Litigation is best avoided, wherever possible. It can be expensive, time-consuming and stressful. As advocates of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), our aim is to help you achieve the best and most economical outcome and that means our advice will always focus on sensible, practical solutions.

We’ll advise you on whether your dispute needs to be resolved through court proceedings or whether other more cost-effective avenues, such as mediation, might be a better option.

Other areas of our commercial litigation expertise include:

  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Building disputes
  • Breach of Directors’ duties (Fiduciary duty claims)
  • Inadequate provision of services by tradesmen and professionals
  • Warranty claims
  • Intellectual property
  • Insurance matters
  • Regulatory prosecutions
  • Fraud
  • Distribution/franchising agreements
  • Debt recovery
  • Professional negligence
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Dilapidation claims
  • Possession proceedings


Advice on a full range
of commercial law matters

You’re looking for a commercial lawyer. You’re a high growth start-up and you want to do things properly from the get-go. Or you’ve been trading successfully for a while now and you’re ready to get those sketchy contracts you put together checked by a professional. Or maybe you’re an established business, but you’re not being looked after by your law firm and you’re paying them a fortune. Welcome. You’ve come to the right place.


We ensure you have a solution with the right
experience and approach to you.


Your solicitor will develop understanding of your
needs and the approach you want to take.


We will provide a detailed cost estimate before you
agree to proceed with your case.


We will identify the best way to achieve your goals
that are realistic and attainable.


We deliver on our promises and celebrate our
successes, we are friendly and caring.

"Winning isn't Everything it's the only thing"

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Contact us now concerning your case and discover why our clients so often recommend us as one of the leading teams of solicitors in London.