Commercial Dispute Resolution

Understanding your commercial aims is our number one priority. It allows us to help you achieve the result you want in the most appropriate way. Whether that is in or out of court, we have skilled negotiators and litigators who will fight your corner. Teamwork is invaluable.

From protective steps such as caveats, advising on dispute avoidance, funding options, negotiations and tactics, to litigation or alternative dispute resolution such as mediation or expert determination, our emphasis is on quality, strategic advice for our clients.

Our Commercial Dispute Resolution Group is one of the most well-respected and formidable in Scotland. We have particular specialisms in property, IP, debt recovery and insolvency work as well as in wider commercial work. However, most importantly, we have the people, skills, experience and systems to handle cases of all types and sizes.

Alternative dispute resolution remains a growth area and one in which our team has considerable expertise. We regularly represent parties at mediation, achieving successful outcomes.

Our Services

We can help in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution including:

  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Debt recovery
  • Health & safety
  • Insolvency litigation
  • Insurance
  • Procurement litigation
  • Property litigation
  • IP litigation
Our Experience

Our clients have told us they find us to be down-to-earth, approachable and professional. We will work with you to achieve practical and cost-effective solutions at all times.

We work with many large clients, including utility providers, home builders and newspaper publishers to resolve claims and disputes, as well as with SMEs. Our clients range from a number of different industries and sectors including food and drink, local government, medical devices, engineering, insurance and IT.

All of this means you can be confident that we will be able to understand your issues, anticipate any problems and provide the best possible outcome for your business.

  • "I felt reassured at all times that the team were in complete control of the situation and that the advice they were providing was good, solid and reliable."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Responsive, friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and reliable."

    Legal 500
  • "The team is commercially astute, reliable and focused. They go above and beyond to ensure tight deadlines are met, providing a high-quality service at all times."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Well balanced and responsive team that delivers useable and practical advice."

    Legal 500
  • "MacRoberts is recognised for its 'long and distinguished track record' in commercial litigation."

    Legal 500
  • "The team is praised for 'the quality of its work and ability of its lawyers' and its 'coverage of the full spectrum of commercial subject matters'."

    Legal 500
  • "The team is 'very experienced, knowledgeable and approachable'."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

Construction at MacRoberts

Our experience and expertise in construction extends back many decades and MacRoberts’ lawyers are widely respected both in legal circles and within the construction industry.

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