Dispute Resolution

Helping you to resolve legal disputes

There are certain points in life when you may need to consider taking legal action against other individuals or companies - or defend yourself against claims. It may be that you are in dispute with your neighbour or landlord, facing the prospect of personal insolvency, want to challenge the validity of a will, have suffered professional negligence or are in dispute over a contract. Whatever challenge you are facing, the experienced team of solicitors at W H Matthews & Co can provide you with the guidance and legal support you need.

Landlord & tenant, neighbour and boundary disputes

Whether you are a landlord or tenant, our property solicitors can provide advice on any issues relating to the tenancy which may arise, including possession, eviction, dilapidation claims, disputes over rent and service charges arrears or interpretation of terms of the lease. We can help resolve neighbour disputes including:

  • Boundary disputes
  • Overhanging trees and tree roots damage
  • Party wall rights
  • Antisocial behaviour and noise nuisance
  • Access to neighbouring land and enforcement of easements

Probate and inheritance disputes

When a loved one passes away, unfortunately disputes involving their will can occasionally arise, especially if someone feels they have unfairly been denied an inheritance. If there are concerns as to the mental capacity of the deceased at the time they made their will or suspicions of undue influence, challenges to the will may be brought. Various people connected to the testator can also bring claims under the Inheritance Act. Whether you wish to challenge a will or defend a claim, it’s important to have expert probate solicitors on your side to provide professional legal advice.

Personal insolvency and bankruptcy

W H Matthews & Co are experienced in pursuing debtors through the Courts, regularly issuing statutory demands and bankruptcy petitions to recover Judgement debts. We can also assist individuals in financial difficulty providing specialist advice to negotiate with creditors and advising on methods to avoid insolvency and bankruptcy and guiding you through the process as necessary.

Contract Disputes

The specialist team at W H Matthews & Co would be happy assist you with all elements of contract disputes including:

  • Sale of goods or supply of services
  • Breach of contract terms
  • Contract enforcement

Professional Negligence

If you have suffered negligence at the hands of a professional, such as a doctor or financial advisor, it can be extremely frustrating, stressful and disappointing - not to mention expensive if you have already paid for their services. The team at W H Matthews & Co have experience in dealing with claims against a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Accountants and financial advisors
  • Architects, surveyors and engineers
  • Doctors, nurses and medical professionals

Whatever legal dispute you are facing in life, the team at W H Matthews & Co are here to help. Give us a call today.

 

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