Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Resolving business disputes quickly and cost effectively.

BHP Law has a national reputation as a leading law firm in commercial disputes.

Our primary aim is to provide you with a realistic solution to commercial disputes while minimising cost and disruption. In everyday commercial life it is inevitable that disputes will occur.

We recognise that it is often not appropriate to launch straight into litigation and are keen to resolve your dispute in the most cost effective manner for you. For more information visit our alternative dispute resolution section. We have unrivalled experience and expertise in dealing with a range of commercial disputes extends across all industry sectors. 

We act for all sizes of business, whether they are local, regional national or multi-national. We have resolved all types of disputes successfully for our clients, and have the expertise your business needs to bring your disagreements to a successful conclusion.

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As a leading law firm we take a no-nonsense, pro-active approach, whilst retaining the personal touch. We take care to understand your individual needs. Our emphasis is on providing excellent client care, exceeding your expectations and seeing things through with you to a successful outcome. Whether litigating or ultimately mediating your business dispute, we aim to protect and advance your interests, keeping you advised at every stage.

BHP Law have a national reputation as leading lawyers in a wide range of commercial disputes. We act for all sizes of businesses, local, regional, national or multi-national. Acting for some of the most recognised companies in the North East and further afield, BHP Law’s dispute resolution team has the experience, expertise and track record to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome.  

How We Can Help

We pro-actively manage and focus on resolving your dispute swiftly with emphasis on realistic and cost effective solutions.

Our no nonsense and pragmatic approach will alleviate the stress and inconvenience caused by any dispute. Combined with our determined and assertive approach, we can help you achieve the results you need. Our emphasis is on providing you with excellent client care, keeping you up to date throughout your case and helping you understand each step of the process along the way.

Whether through the Court process or by way of mediation/alternative dispute resolutions or both, we will guide you with good, clear, and effective commercial advice.

We have a wide range of experienced litigators and advocates experienced in all dispute resolution techniques including mediation, litigation, expert determination, arbitration and adjudication. We can assist and advise at any stage of a conflict including injunctions interim remedies through to mediation and court action.

Our expertise includes:

  •          Agency Disputes
  •          Alternative Dispute Resolution(ADR)
  •          Adjudication
  •          Arbitration
  •          Banking Litigation
  •          Business Disputes
  •          Company Disputes
  •          Commercial Property Litigation
  •          Commercial Disputes
  •          Contract Disputes
  •          Construction Litigation & Building Claims
  •          Corporate Insolvency
  •          Commercial Recoveries 
  •          Emergency Injunctions 
  •          Intellectual Property Disputes
  •          Mediation 
  •          Product Liability
  •          Professional Negligence
  •          Property Disputes
  •          Partnership Disputes
  •          Pension Litigation
  •          Public Contract Procurement Disputes 
  •          Retention of Title Disputes 
  •          Shareholder Disputes 
  •          Wills, Probate & Trust Disputes


What Our Clients Say

"I have used the services of BHP law and have found them to be conscientious, diligent and very proactive.  They are a firm for whom providing the best advice for their clients is their primary concern.  I recommend them unconditionally to any organisation or individual looking for a professional and informed service."
Shaun Merifield, Sapere Software Limited
Costs are always a concern, so for most areas we offer an initial fixed fee appointment of £100 (+ VAT) which will allow us to discuss the matter with you and give you a roadmap of how we would propose progressing matters and the likely costs before incurring significant bills.

If you would like to have a chat about your options or how we may be able to help you please contact a member of the team below, complete our call back form  or contact us directly at your local office.

Your Commercial Litigation & Business Disputes Team

Phil Masters


Following university Phil was employed by Dawn Advice as a legal advisor. Dawn is a charitable organisation based near Cramlington that provided detailed…

Ken Wiper

Consultant Solicitor

Ken started his legal career at Latimer Hinks where he qualified as a legal executive specialising in litigation. He went on to qualify as a solicitor…

Rosie Woodward

Litigation Executive

Rosie began her legal career at Darling & Stephensons Solicitors in 2004, assisting with residential conveyancing cases and then running her own caseload…

Josh Fraser

Trainee Solicitor

Josh started his legal career at a UK top-20 firm based in Newcastle working in the property litigation department and specialising in leasehold disputes…

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