Dispute Resolution and Litigation

We handle all kinds of commercial litigation and business disputes, and appear in all levels of courts and tribunals in England and Wales.

We act for claimants and defendants alike, and we represent individuals and corporate entities.

We have considerable experience in cases concerning:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Negligence
  • Commercial or other fraud
  • Shareholder & Partnership Actions
  • Derivative Actions
  • Warranty Claims

and other disputes arising out of corporate or commercial transactions. 

We also act for insolvency practitioners, lenders, directors, partners, shareholders and other stakeholders and creditors, both secured and unsecured, in insolvency litigation, ranging from preference cases, transactions at undervalue, transactions defrauding creditors.

We act in franchising disputes, commercial agency disputes and claims, guarantee and indemnity cases as well as estate and probate claims, and we act for directors and partners in cases concerning their powers, duties and conduct (especially in businesses in distress and those directors facing disqualification or being pursued as guarantors).

We often advise in cases involving bank securities, trusts and other equitable interest claims as well as general asset recoveries, including tracing assets between companies and into foreign jurisdictions.

We run commercial and bulk debt collection schemes, and we deal with all types of enforcement of judgment, including the use of charging orders, statutory demands and bankruptcy petitions and winding up petitions.

We deal with a wide range of professional and other negligence cases for both claimants and defendants, for private clients and insurers in claims concerning all types of professionals including solicitors, barristers, accountants, auditors, surveyors and architects and financial advisers, as well as claims against medical clinicians and other healthcare professionals.

We act in cases involving all aspects of intellectual property law. This includes claims and disputes in relation to trademarks, copyright and patents, defamation, data protection and breach of confidentiality as well as passing off and other types of infringement.

Main Contacts

CHRISTOPHER PUGH

Chris trained and worked at a major international firm in London before moving back to the North West.

DEBBIE WHITELEY

Debbie trained with a national law firm, qualifying in 1999. She joined nexus on its inception in 2000 and became an associate in 2004 and a partner in 2007.

JENNIFER BEATTY

Jennifer is an Associate in out Litigation Department. She practises in all areas of litigation, including contractual disputes, negligence claims, insolvency, and debt recovery.

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