Our specialist team offers you sound, practical advice and representation on a wide variety of claims and disputes. No matter what dispute you are faced with, we aim to achieve the best result for you, whether you are a making or defending a claim. Our team is experienced in settling disputes, including those of a particularly sensitive nature, and recommending the best strategy for a positive outcome.
We can advise and represent you on the following issues:
- Property litigation
- Professional Negligence claims
- Breach of contract disputes
- Boundary disputes
- Debt Recovery
- Contractual disputes
AWB Charlesworth will aim to keep your case out of court, where possible, in order to save you time and reduce costs and stress. We will often deal with the issue by considering alternative dispute resolution methods, including mediation to assist with the negotiation of a fair settlement.
Please get in touch if you would like to discuss an issue:
Contract disputes can arise over a wide range of goods and services, from the purchase of consumer goods through to the provision of building or installation services. When a supplier of goods or services fails to meet its contractual and legal obligations, we can assist you in seeking to resolve matters.
- Examine the contract you have entered into and ensure you understand what you are entitled to receive, working with you to achieve this.
- Advise you on what remedies are available to you if you have suffered a breach of contract.
- Assist in resolving the dispute with the supplier of goods or services, either through negotiation or, if necessary, through court action.
For specialist advice in these areas, please contact a member of our Dispute Resolution team, who have considerable experience in rectifying contract disputes for individual consumers of goods or services and in dealing with negligence claims.
If you have loaned money to someone, whether this loan was documented or not, our experts can advise you on the most efficient, cost effective way of recovering the money owed to you.
Our experts will aim to recover the money owed to you without the need to issue court proceedings to to recover it by first sending a letter before action to your debtor. However, should this prove unsuccessful and the debt remains outstanding, our experts will act on your behalf in recovery the money owed to you through the court.
Should you be successful in your claim, our experts can advise on the appropriate method of enforcement tailored to your situation to recover the outstanding money.
If you believe you have been let down by a professional and you were owed a duty of care which has not been met, you may be able to claim compensation for your loss. At AWB Charlesworth, our experts can help you bring a claim against a professional for Professional Negligence and we will:
- Advise you on your legal rights and options
- Explore an early settlement
- Seek an appropriate level of compensation for you
- Where necessary, pursue the matter through the Court
Our experts can help you bring a claim against:-
- Financial Advisers
- Insurance Brokers
Our team is experienced in resolving disputes arising over:
Landlord and tenant
We can advise and represent you whether you are a landlord or tenant, in the following areas:
- Service charges
- Rent recovery
- Lease renewal
- Unlawful occupation and squatters
- Tenant deposits
We will usually visit the site to assess the case first hand, as well as considering the relevant historical background with you, through reference to deeds and other documentation. Some examples of boundary disputes you may wish to seek advice on include:
- Ownership Disputes
- Rights of way
- Party Wall Disputes
- Adverse Possession
- Determined Boundary Application
Disputes with neighbours can often escalate and make life very difficult for everyone involved. You may be able to take legal action if particular issues arise:
- Nuisance neighbours
- Restrictive Covenants
- Noisy neighbours
- Access to neighbouring land
- Blocked access
- Anti-social behaviour
- Property boundaries
You may benefit from seeking specialist advice, either to check your legal rights or to help you resolve your dispute. It is not always necessary to go to court and we will ensure that you consider all the options available to you to resolve matters.