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Resolving business disputes quickly and cost effectively

BHP Law have a national reputation as leading lawyers in commercial disputes. Our primary aim is to provide you with a realistic solution to commercial disputes while minimising cost and disruption and maximising return for your business.In everyday commercial life it is inevitable that disputes will occur. Disputes are problems, which can be costly, protracted and uncomfortable for all involved. We aim to solve your disputes quickly, and as straightforwardly as possible. 

We recognise that it is often not appropriate to launch straight into litigation and are keen to resolve your dispute in the most cost effective manner for you. For more information visit our alternative dispute resolution section. We have unrivalled experience and expertise in dealing with a range of commercial disputes extends across all industry sectors. We act for all sizes of business, whether they are local, regional national or multi-national. We have resolved all types of disputes successfully for our clients, and have the expertise your business needs to bring your disagreements to a successful conclusion.

As a leading law firm we take a no-nonsense, pro-active approach, whilst retaining the personal touch. We take care to understand your individual needs. Our emphasis is on providing excellent client care, exceeding your expectations and seeing things through with you to a successful outcome. Whether litigating or ultimately mediating your business dispute, we aim to protect and advance your interests, keeping you advised at every stage.

BHP Law have a national reputation as leading lawyers in a wide range of commercial disputes. We act for all sizes of businesses, local, regional, national or multi-national. Acting for some of the most recognised companies in the North East and further afield, BHP Law’s dispute resolution team has the experience, expertise and track record to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome.  

How we can help

We pro-actively manage and focus on resolving your dispute swiftly with emphasis on realistic and cost effective solutions.

Our no nonsense and pragmatic approach will alleviate the stress and inconvenience caused by any dispute. Combined with our determined and assertive approach, we can help you achieve the results you need. Our emphasis is on providing you with excellent client care, keeping you up to date throughout your case and helping you understand each step of the process along the way.

Whether through the Court process or by way of mediation/alternative dispute resolutions or both, we will guide you with good, clear, and effective commercial advice.

We have a wide range of experienced litigators and advocates experienced in all dispute resolution techniques including mediation, litigation, expert determination, arbitration and adjudication. We can assist and advise at any stage of a conflict including injunctions interim remedies through to mediation and court action.

Our expertise includes:

  •          Agency Disputes
  •          Alternative Dispute Resolution(ADR)
  •          Adjudication
  •          Arbitration
  •          Banking Litigation
  •          Business Disputes
  •          Company Disputes
  •          Commercial Property Litigation
  •          Commercial Disputes
  •          Contract Disputes
  •          Construction Litigation & Building Claims
  •          Corporate Insolvency
  •          Commercial Recoveries 
  •          Emergency Injunctions 
  •          Intellectual Property Disputes
  •          Mediation 
  •          Product Liability
  •          Professional Negligence
  •          Property Disputes
  •          Partnership Disputes
  •          Pension Litigation
  •          Public Contract Procurement Disputes 
  •          Retention of Title Disputes 
  •          Shareholder Disputes 
  •          Wills, Probate & Trust Disputes

We offer a no obligation initial telephone consultation to assess commercial disputes and can advise on funding, including No Win – No Fee / Conditional Fee Agreements where applicable as well as Damages Based Agreements. We know that costs are always a concern, so we discuss these in detail from beginning, and explore with you the full range of options for peace of mind and certainty. We can offer fixed price or capped costs too. If you need help with a dispute, no matter how large or small, contact us today.


What Our clients say

"I have used the services of BHP law and have found them to be conscientious, diligent and very proactive.  They are a firm for whom providing the best advice for their clients is their primary concern.  I recommend them unconditionally to any organisation or individual looking for a professional and informed service."

Shaun Merifield, Sapere Software Limited.


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If you would like more information on Dispute Resolution or about our services please call our team on 0800 590 019, or email any questions to us at or using the online enquiry box.



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