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Litigation and dispute resolution

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Our clients expect us to resolve disputes quickly, on best possible terms and within agreed budgets and this is what our lawyers do. We work with individuals and entrepreneurs, SMEs and large corporations. Whilst many of our clients are in Hertfordshire and across the South East, we increasingly work with clients from around the UK and abroad.

Disputes rarely contain themselves to a single legal issue so our lawyers have broad experience. We also have strategically developed market leading expertise in specialist areas and sectors.

Our team can advise you on all aspects of commercial disputes, as well as, regulatory, compliance, commercial debt recovery, wills/trusts and property disputes.

Our team, which is one of the largest in the South East, is described in Chambers and Partners as having "a good balance between being suitably aggressive but commercially minded".

"Department head Luke Harrison receives strong feedback from sources, who describe him as a "very sharp and focused guy," and somebody who "thinks creatively about cases." His areas of expertise include corporate, insolvency, financial services and recruitment-related disputes." Chambers and Partners 2017.

"Associate Louise Worton handles IP litigation as well as contentious insolvency and financial services matters. "She was commercially astute as well as being on the ball with the legal aspect and stuck to her guns," a client says." Chambers and Partners 2017.

“Debenhams Ottaway has a solid practice with a growing reputation, with team head Luke Harrison praised for his acute sense of tactics.” Legal 500 2015

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Challenging a will? your questions answered
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August 2017

According to the Law Commission an estimated 40% of adults die without having a will in place, and it is thought that the outdated and complicated laws are putting people off making one.

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