The Property Disputes Team recently advised a long standing client who had granted a lease of premises to a printing company. The tenant financed the purchase of printing presses through a lending facility.
The Property Disputes Team recently assisted a developer client who was in the process of developing a multi-million residential scheme with an on site community facility.
Our clients instructed us after being served with an interim injunction application and claim wrongly alleging misuse of confidential information belonging to a business they had established, but subsequently sold to the claimant.
Restricting the effect of a claim against our client, and helping secure an ongoing business relationship, and negotiate a settlement
We were instructed by the UK subsidiary of a leading international retail group, in connection with a claim which was brought by one of its customers. The claim arose from a supply contract entered into almost a decade ago.
Our client acquired a new business last year under a purchase agreement, paying over £1,000,000 to the seller. Shortly after the purchase was completed, our client discovered anomalies in the accounts of the acquired business.
Protecting a client’s directorship when a dispute arises with a fellow director within the same company
We acted for the director of a company based in the South East of England in relation to a dispute that arose between him and one of the other directors.
Transport & Logistics: Changes to the Gangmasters Labour and Abuse Authority (“GLAA”) Licensing Regime
Dealing with construction documentation when the requirements as to financial protection required by funders is changed
We act for our client who has recently acquired various car showroom sites and has been fitting them out. Our client’s intention is to sell vehicles from these locations under well known brand names.
Acting for our client contractor in a short time frame in order to protect their relationship with their developer
We acted for our client who has been working as the main contractor for four years on a site in central London.
Dealing with an Agreement for lease and drafting documentation where the same contractor and consultants are employed by Landlord and Tenant
We act for a client who is currently having a large fruit-packing and distribution centre built by its Landlord.
We were appointed by our client in relation to its final account dispute in connection with an exciting project to create a new visitor exhibition space within a prominent British landmark.
We acted for the Claimants in a multi-party dispute concerning a range of defects with a new build property which they had purchased for approximately £1.5 million.
We acted for the owners of a highly unusual and experimental residential property, which featured prominently some years ago on a popular television show.
We acted for our client in relation to a disputed final account and contra charge claim with its mechanical and electrical subcontractor.
We acted for our client in connection with a dispute arising from a complex project involving the refurbishment and conversion of a number of buildings into new classrooms and staff facilities at an independent school.
We were instructed in relation to a significant dispute arising from a utilities reinstatement framework agreement covering a large region of England.
James Cradick has advised a leading distributor of fruit in relation to commercial issues arising from the operation of and compliance with the licensing regime overseen by the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (“the GLA”).
James Cradick acts on behalf of a number of suppliers of fruit in relation to cross border disputes arising out of sale and supply contracts and agreements.
James Cradick acted in an arbitration on behalf of Ukrainian commodity traders in relation to a multi-million US Dollar dispute arising out of shipments of Ukrainian Yellow Corn.
James Cradick represented Cypriot oil brokers in a multi-million US Dollar dispute arising from unpaid brokerage fees. The dispute involved one of the world’s largest oil companies, a tanker arrested in Sri Lanka and arbitrations pending in both Singapore and London.
We acted for a national charity on the rights of allotment holders occupying land needed by Charity for further development and taking steps to secure possession of the allotment land. In isolation, the plots seem of little importance. However, unless possession is secured, the significant planned development cannot proceed. The development is being funded by a substantial government grant, which adds another level of urgency and complexity. The lead Real Estate Litigation lawyer is Mark Steggles and the process is ongoing.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Dispute Resolution team who advised Watts Farm on a dispute arising from a demand from its water supplier for payment of back-dated charges totalling £250,000. Watts Farm is a 300 acre farm based in Kent, which specialises in growing and importing high quality herbs, soft fruit and vegetables.
One of the benefits of a well run arbitration is that it will usually produce a quicker result for the parties than formal litigation through national courts. Ensuring that your Tribunal is comprised of one or more experienced arbitrators is one key element in ensuring that the process is managed efficiently.
A farmer acting in person has successively persuaded the Court of Appeal to set aside an order of the Commercial Court made against him which granted permission to enforce an arbitration award under 66 of the Arbitration Act 1996.
We acted on behalf of the insurers of the leading importer of speciality cheese into the UK.
We acted on behalf of Swiss based commodity traders in a dispute with Indian based buyers arising from the sale of 10,000 MT of Indian White Rice.
We acted on behalf of the Russian sellers of various consignments of frozen fish which were shipped from Murmansk in Russia for distribution to customers in Portugal.
James Cradick has acted on behalf of one of Russia’s largest mining companies on instructions received via their trading office in Switzerland in several linked LCIA arbitrations arising from the non-payment of shipments of coal to India.
James Cradick acted on behalf of the administrators of a development company in a multi million pound insurance dispute arising from the collapse of a hotel in London during a complex project to convert the hotel into high end domestic properties.
James Cradick acted on behalf of a leading German manufacturer and processor of sunflower seed oil in a dispute with one of the worlds largest commodity traders. The client’s were purchasers.
The firm has a long history of acting on behalf of businesses trading internationally.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Dispute Resolution team who recently advised Adelphi Masterfil on intellectual property and tactically how best to protect its position.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Commercial Property & Development and Construction & Engineering teams who have recently advised Gravesham Borough Council on the development of the first new Council houses in Gravesend for 16 years.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Dispute Resolution team who advise a wide range of commercial landlords in relation to recovering rent arrears from tenants or other parties. This case study looks at the ability of a landlord to claim rent from a previous tenant.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Construction & Engineering team who acted for a specialist roofing contractor in relation to a very urgent matter caused by our client's supplier of York stone going into liquidation.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Construction & Engineering team who acted for specialist roofing contractor in relation to a dispute with a hostile lead-working subcontractor, who commenced an adjudication.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Construction & Engineering team who acted for a main contractor in relation to a complex multi-party dispute arising from issues with the roofing to a large auditorium roof at a London school.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Corporate, Commercial, Employment and Dispute Resolution teams who worked closely together to secure a successful outcome for our client, seamlessly managing unfair dismissal and unfair prejudice claims side-by-side and offering the client a single point of contact in relation to both claims.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Construction & Engineering team who acted for The Royal British Legion over a 20-month period in relation to a £2 million+ dispute that arose in relation to the construction of a new specialist dementia care facility and the re-build of the substantial part of an existing nursing home in Norfolk.