Becoming involved in a legal dispute can be worrying and daunting. Seeking expert legal advice at an early stage can often allow disputes to be resolved quickly and cost-effectively, usually without the need for court proceedings. This can keep conflict to a minimum and avoid making worse any bad feeling between the parties involved.

With uncertainty over costs and the different possible outcomes of proceeding to court, we will always begin by outlining the strengths and weaknesses of the case, so you know exactly where you stand. We will then lay out the various options available to you, with realistic advice on your chances of success and the costs involved.

How we can you with civil dispute resolution

Our litigation solicitors can assist with a wide range of personal disputes, including:

Why choose our dispute resolution solicitors?

We help many clients in Eastbourne, Hastings and around East Sussex to deal effectively with both straightforward and more complex legal disputes. Drawing on our many years of experience, we can help you get the outcome you need in the right way for you.

Our team has strong expertise in negotiation and alternative dispute resolution, with a strong track record of settling disputes in our clients’ favour outside of court proceedings. However, should court action be needed, we can ensure you have the best available representation for your case.

We also specialise in commercial litigation for business clients.

Book a free 30-minute consultation with our dispute resolution solicitors in Eastbourne and Hastings

We offer a free, no obligation 30-minute chat with one of our specialist dispute resolution solicitors to all new clients.

To arrange your initial consultation, you can:

Our civil dispute resolution services

Property Disputes

Land and Property law is often complicated and challenging, we act in many construction and building disagreements for both claimants and defendants. Our lawyers are able to advise you on landlord and tenant disputes whether you have a tenant that has fallen into arrears, and you want your property back as quickly as possible, or you wish to defend a claim that has been made against you.

Debt Recovery

Nothing is more frustrating or harmful to your business than completing work as requested only to find that you have not been paid. Debt recovery is a priority for any business and one of a number of specialist areas for our Solicitors.

Contested Probate

We also have a team of expert Solicitors dealing with contested Grant of Probate should you believe that the wishes of someone have not been carried out properly or an estate has not been administrated correctly. We are able to conduct claims brought by beneficiaries against an estate as well as advising and assisting executors.

Employment Disputes

Our Employment Team provide advice on not only the legal position but also the practical implications of your situation helping you make a fully informed decision on the impact of the route you want to take.

Our Solicitors also have diverse experience of advising a wide range of employers in Eastbourne, Hastings and across East Sussex including various NHS and Primary Care Trusts, schools, colleges, local government and care homes.

We are therefore fully aware of the additional terms and conditions of employment that bind workers within the public sectors and the additional safeguarding constraints that can impact care workers and those working with children and vulnerable adults.

Our lawyers are here to help and have particular expertise in settlement agreements, unfair dismissal and redundancy. It is not always the case that if you find yourself in dispute with your employer that your case must go to court. Some employers are willing to take a commercial view and pay compensation to bring litigation to a close.

Our Solicitors regularly advise on settlement agreements both in connection with private businesses and public authorities. If you have been handed a settlement agreement and require some advice, we have a team of experts waiting to help.

Our civil litigation pricing

We understand the need to keep the cost of resolving your dispute proportional to the value of the outcome you want achieve. We will always advise you on the likely costs involved in any particular approach and whether we feel this is likely to be cost effective.

We can offer some aspects of our dispute resolution services on a fixed fee basis e.g. writing letters before action. Where this is not possible, we will tell you the hourly rates charged by everyone we expect to work on your case and give a realistic estimate of your likely overall costs.

Where appropriate, we may be able to offer a conditional fee agreement, meaning you will only need to cover our legal fees if we secure a positive outcome for your dispute.

Find out more about our hourly rates and the way we charge for our work.

Speak to our civil dispute resolution solicitors in Eastbourne and Hastings

From our offices in Eastbourne and Hastings, our litigation team works with clients all across East Sussex, including in Bexhill-on-Sea, Hailsham, Polegate, Battle, Pevensey and St Leonards-on-Sea.

To find out how we can help with your dispute, please contact our expert team now:

Our dispute resolution team

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