Commercial Disputes

Every dispute presents a unique set of circumstances. We’ll help you find a solution.

Working to your advantage.

We’re a large, commercially focused team skilled in resolving all types of disputes. Our clients include FTSE 100 companies, governments and entrepreneurs. Whatever the size of your organisation, we’re driven to win – deploying strategies and tactics that give us the upper hand and work in your best interests.

Our broad experience enables us to handle cases that require astute, creative thinking within the confines of the legal and regulatory framework. This means we never simply follow the legal process in a reactive, predictable way. We’re always actively discerning openings and opportunities that will give you the advantage.

Challenging and heavyweight cases don’t phase us – however tough. We’re determined to find effective strategies that resolve differences while minimising risks to your business.

Whether your dispute has just started or long been under way, we’ll provide the legal guidance and expertise you need to make well-informed decisions and achieve your objectives. Work with us and we’ll assemble the strongest possible team, bringing the highest-quality expertise to your case.

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Hear from Craig Hollingworth

Discover how our Disputes team supported and secured litigation funding for Red Squirrel.

Red Squirrel’s CEO, Craig Hollingworth, approached Capital Law to act on its behalf in a claim for unpaid commission, replacing its previously instructed firm of solicitors.


  • I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for the excellent service you’ve provided to date. It’s been a revelation that you have been so easily accessible and we have not had to chase for responses, also we are pleased with the excellent quality of your work which is obviously based on a good understanding of the issues we have faced.

    Andrew Gibbs | Vice Principal | Bridgend College

  • Phillippa Ellis has a strong background in regulatory work, with a focus in recent years on large-scale commercial litigation which makes her particularly well suited to professional negligence claims and claims against professionals involving fraud.

    Legal 500, 2024

  • The “very tough and streetwise” Philip Jones garners praise as a practitioner who is “highly experienced in commercial litigation” and is “not afraid to give robust advice to clients.” He is most noted for his handling of contentious insolvency matters.

    Chambers & Partners UK

  • I should also mention that the judge paid tribute to the well prepared case on both sides. Although it was a team effort, I do think significant praise should be afforded to Lucy Emanuel; who has performed excellently on a very complicated matter

    Gareth Williams, BMA

  • It was a pleasure to work with David and I would like to thank him for all of his work on what has been a very challenging case. He adopted an empathetic approach from the outset and his advice was clear to understand at all stages.

    Private client

  • David Hudson is extremely commercially minded, with an ability to run complex litigation while keeping to budget.

    Legal 500, 2024