Dispute Resolution 

Also known as Civil Litigation, Dispute Resolution is at the heart of Sewell Law's practice and the experience gained from dealing with a large variety of different cases over the years has enabled our lawyers to become adept in several areas of law.  

 

We fully understand the stress, anxiety, inconvenience and cost of litigation which is why our preference is to reach the best possible outcome without going to Court. We are recognised for going the extra mile and we pride ourselves on pragmatism, commercial awareness and expertise. These attributes go a long way to achieving the best result. 

Contract Law

  • Sale and supply of goods and services (nationally and internationally).  

  • Warranties, indemnities and restrictive covenants.

  • Consumer contracts (including distance selling and consumer protection). 

  • Director, shareholder and partnership disputes.

  • Agency and franchise agreements. 

  • Construction contracts.

  • Misrepresentation, exclusion clauses and limits.  

  • Breach of confidence and fiduciary duty. 

  • Economic torts (procuring a breach of contract). 

  • Insurance contracts. 

 

Director and Shareholder Disputes

  • Unfair prejudice

  • Director service and shareholder agreements 

 

Negligence and Professional Negligence

  • Defendant personal injury and fatal accidents.

  • Property damage, goods and cargo as well as the execution of personal services. 

  • Negligence actions in the course of providing a professional service. 

Other Claims in Tort

  •  Nuisance (private and public).

  • Trespass (to land and the person)

  • Privacy, defamation and confidentiality. 

  • Fraudulent misrepresentation. 

  • Economic torts (procuring a breach of contract etc).  

 

Property Disputes

  • Claims and defence relating to leases and licences

  • Easements (including rights of way) and restrictive covenants.

  • Boundary disputes.

  • Adverse possession.

  • Leasehold dilapidations.

  • Surrender and forfeiture of commercial leases.

 

Debt Recovery

  • Disputed and non-disputed debt claims and defences. 

  • Mid to high value from initial letter of claim to the issue of Court proceedings and judgment. 

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