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Commercial Disputes


We act for businesses as well as the people who create, own and invest in them, building long term relationships with our clients to understand the unique challenges and opportunities they face. Our depth of experience and knowledge is focussed on providing practical advice designed to meet all our clients’ business needs.

Individuals & Families

We understand how important your case is, our experienced teams are on hand to provide practical and effective legal advice. With one of the largest teams of lawyers in North Yorkshire we work for wealthy individuals and their families, trusts and family businesses - your needs are at the heart of what we do.


Our Commercial, Residential and Agricultural Property teams have the expertise to help you deal with the opportunities and challenges of the freehold and leasehold real estate market. We have substantial depth of experience of the property world and its demands which gives us the crucial ability to help you achieve your aims.

Resolving Disputes

Disputes are an unavoidable fact of life, but when they happen it is essential to find a quick, effective and practical solution to the situation. Whether your issues are commercial or business related, family or personal, we have the depth of experience, imagination and expertise to help you solve your problems.

Matthew Hill

Head of Dispute Resolution

Jonathan Mortimer

Consultant Partner

Adam Colville-Robins


Ervin Shakaj

Trainee Chartered Legal Executive

Almost all businesses whether they be large or small will experience a legal dispute at some stage. The nature of the dispute can vary from relatively insignificant matters to those which threaten the viability of the entire business.

Raworths’ Dispute Resolution Unit have lawyers with experience in almost every area of disputes which any business may encounter and will utilise that experience to bring your dispute to a resolution on the best terms possible.

Our specialisations include:

  • Commercial agents claims
  • Contract disputes
  • Defamation
  • Fraud
  • Franchise agreements
  • Insurance claims
  • IT disputes
  • Intellectual property claims
  • Judicial review proceedings
  • Product liability issues
  • Regulatory actions
  • Sale of goods problems
  • Supplier or distribution problems
  • Acquisition disputes
  • Breach of authority
  • Business names
  • Conflicts of interest for directors
  • Directors’ duties including disqualification proceedings
  • Directors’ guarantees and loans
  • Disposal of assets
  • Misuse of confidential information and trade secrets
  • Partnership problems
  • Removal of directors
  • Recovery of property
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Warranty claims
  • Wrongful trading

If you would like any further information please contact our litigation lawyers Jonathan Mortimer or Matthew Hill

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