Dispute Resolution Legal Services

We can provide specialist legal support for your commercial dispute resolution

Our commercial legal services include:

  • Corporate/M&A Disputes
  • Joint Venture/Partnership disputes
  • Insolvency Litigation
  • Director and Shareholder disputes
  • Regulatory Investigations
  • International litigation, mediation and arbitration
  • Employment Litigation
  • Reputation Protection

Get in touch with the Dispute Resolution specialist team

Meet face to face in West Sussex, Central London or Hertfordshire to discuss your issue.

All correspondence treated in strictest confidence.

In-house Advocacy and why it matters to you

Unlike other firms, Private Office believes in cross-training and our litigation lawyers are skilful tacticians who have not only served time in commercial practice but who regularly undertake instructions to attend hearings themselves.

We strive to settle cases as favourably as possible but it pays to have a solicitor that can carry your case to the finish line if required. Phil Simmonds (Head of Litigation) and Leonard Scudder (Solicitor-Advocate) have completed the profession’s Higher Rights of Audience qualification enabling them to personally push your case further than a generically trained solicitor might be able to.

This additional proficiency allows for more accurate advice to be given by our firm due to the naturally increased exposure our staff have to judicial opinion. We only undertake advocarial instructions when appropriate and refer to independent expert barristers when a case requires it but our hands on approach makes litigation economically viable by saving on the cost that you would pay outside counsel to just become familiar with your case and by incorporating the remainder fees into our fee arrangement with you.

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Meet the Dispute Resolution Specialist Legal Team

Private Office Directors

Phil Simmonds

Phil Simmonds

Head of Company Commercial

Leonard Scudder

Leonard Scudder

Head of Dispute Resolution

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