When disputes arise, the traditional route often involves going to Court. However, there are alternative approaches available for dispute resolution and the most common form is mediation.
In October 2017, the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims was created to govern how a business (including a sole trader) must deal with recovering a debt from an individual (including a sole trader) before starting Court proceedings. The parties (i.e. the Creditor and the Debtor) are expected to comply with this Pre-Action Protocol for Debt […]
Costs For most clients who become involved in legal disputes, one of their principal concerns is costs. The cost of legal proceedings can be very high and we believe that it is important therefore to try and achieve a solution or settlement which will minimise the client’s exposure to costs, while achieving an acceptable outcome […]
Losing a loved one is always a difficult time. A dispute can make things so much more painful and unpleasant. These types of disputes are inevitably personal, emotional and hugely important to all concerned. As each person and each family is unique, so are the disputes. Our clients are unique. At TWM, we are here […]
Scenario 1 A typical example would be where a couple decide to purchase a property together, but one of them, for whatever reason, can’t get a mortgage. As a result, the property is purchased in the sole name of the person who is able to obtain the mortgage yet the parties intend the beneficial interest […]
Disputes between joint owners can arise where one of the co-owners wants to sell the property to realise their interest, but the other does not want to sell because they wish to live in the property. If the dispute cannot be resolved then it may be necessary to apply to the Court for an order […]