DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Commercial and contractual disputes can have a huge impact on your business and your relationships with clients and suppliers.

Hobbs Advisory are here to help you navigate the dispute resolution process. We adopt a proactive approach to managing disputes ensuring that they are handled quickly and professionally to prevent relationships becoming hostile and minimising the risk of future disputes.

Whatever your dispute or claim, whether it's about defects, warranties, problems with final accounts and variations or a claim for delays, disruption and loss or expense, we can advise you at every step of the way.

Our experienced team of advisers are all from a construction background and have extensive experience of working with specialist contractors of all sizes and trades, helping to resolve disputes from a few thousand to several million pounds in value.

 

They will consider all avenues of dispute resolution available to you and advise on the most appropriate strategy for your particular case. 

 

Whether you are attacking or defending we will ensure a good mixture of practical, tactical and legal business advice.

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FIXED FEE
Adjudication and 
Enforcement Plans

To ensure greater cost efficiency and transparency in adjudications we offer a fixed fee plan.

£4,500

(for cases of up to £100,000)

 

£7,000

(in cases between £100,000 and £250,000)

 

ADJUDICATION

Adjudication is a way of resolving construction disputes without resorting to lengthy and expensive court procedure. It enables a company to secure an enforceable judgment within a matter of weeks.

 

It is a quick and cost efficient method of resolving disputes with the adjudicator’s decision being and binding and enforceable on the parties.

MEDIATION

Commercial mediation can help to resolve differences quickly and cost-effectively.  Mediation is one method of Alternative Dispute Resolution in which a neutral third party, the mediator, assists two or more parties in order to help them achieve an agreement on a matter in which they are in dispute. 

 

If used properly and at the right time in the life of a dispute it is an effective dispute resolution method.

 

ARBITRATION

Arbitration is another method of Alternative Dispute Resolution whereby the parties enter into an agreement under which they appoint a suitably qualified person (an “arbitrator”) to adjudicate a dispute and make an award.   Many commercial and construction contracts provide for dispute resolution in this way.  

 

Arbitration is often viewed as a more streamlined and less expensive method of resolving a dispute between two parties.

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“Dialogue is the most effective way of resolving conflict.”
Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama
 

TAKE THE NEXT STEP

Take advantage of our offer of a free initial consultation on any of these areas you may need for your business, from both a legal and business perspective.