Clear and proactive legal advice is key to achieving a swift resolution, while protecting key relationships and the interests of your business. Regardless of which side of the dispute you’re on, our team has the knowhow and commercial acumen to help you reach your goals.

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Our Contract Dispute Legal Services


Commercial contract disputes can vary widely in both nature and complexity. Our team provides specialist support and guidance for a range of matters, including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Professional negligence
  • Misrepresentation
  • Breach of confidentiality 
  • Sale of goods and services
  • Injunctive relief such as freezing orders
  • Breach of warranty
  • Claims involving economic torts (including conspiracy and deceit)

Whether you’re a small business, large national corporation, or an individual, our highly-experienced contract dispute lawyers are perfectly placed to assist. 

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Pragmatic Contract Dispute Advice

Commercial contract disputes can be particularly challenging for companies. Not only can they impact revenue streams, if handled incorrectly, they have the potential to damage crucial business relationships.

Thursfields is proud to take a pragmatic and commercial approach to contract dispute resolution, with our team devising innovative strategies to reduce your risk, manage key relationships, and bring about a successful conclusion.

We aim to rectify the situation amicably via mediation or arbitration, however we will robustly defend your interests in court whenever necessary. 

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Contract Dispute Lawyers

However complex your situation may seem, our team will handle your contract dispute swiftly and efficiently.

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Philip Chapman

Director, Corprate

An experienced corporate lawyer, Philip has a background providing advice on matters including mergers & acquisitions, company restructuring, cross border joint ventures, investment arrangements, commercial contracts, terms & conditions and shareholder agreements. 

Proactive and practical, Philip’s work has a strong international focus — thanks to his roles within multinational organisations. He has been appointed Notary Public and is also an accredited CEDR Mediator.


Looking for more information about our contract dispute resolution advice? Contact our team today.

Contract Dispute Advice

Tailored to You

When a commercial contract dispute arises, a tailored approach to providing legal advice is necessary to achieve the desired results, while preventing damage to either party and any key relationships that may be at risk.

Whether you’re launching or defending the claim, Thursfields’ commercial contract dispute solicitors provide a clear and honest assessment of both sides’ position and chances of success, before advising on what we believe is the best course of action for you to take.

Our commercial solicitors can also draft robust commercial agreements designed to reduce the risk of disagreements.

Support for a Range of Sectors

Sometimes your industry can have an impact on contract disputes, creating unique challenges for you to navigate. Our team has a wealth of experience in dealing with complex disagreements across a range of sectors, from agricultural and technology, to charities and manufacturing. This leaves us ideally placed to help you reach a satisfactory resolution.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contract disputes arise when a party within a contract fails to do what is required of them. They usually occur due to a disagreement regarding terms or one individual or business breaching the terms of the deal. A contract dispute can occur with both written and verbal commitments and must be dealt with quickly to limit financial and reputational damage.

There are several types of contract disputes, such as breach of contract, issues over the sale of goods or services, and misrepresentation or negligence. They can often be extremely complex in nature and require specialist legal advice to resolve the matter as swiftly and painlessly as possible.

The exact process and timeframe to resolve a commercial contract dispute varies for each transaction. Achieving an amicable outcome via mediation is preferable as it can reduce the time needed to reach a conclusion, while significantly lowering costs. If this is not possible, litigation will be the only option — something that could take months or even years to sort out.

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For tailored contract dispute resolution advice designed to achieve your desired results, get in touch with our team today.