Specialist advise for you
Our experienced Litigation and Dispute Resolution team can provide you with specialist advise and help you resolve personal or commercial disputes. We provide a pragmatic approach, tailored to achieve your desired outcome through a range of legal methods from Court proceedings to mediation.
Our Dispute Resolution & Litigation department specialises in:
We can assist tenants to resolve issues relating to:-
- Landlord and tenant matters generally;
- Possession/rent recovery;
- Unlawful occupation (squatters);
- Boundary disputes;
- Easement and right of way issues;
- Disputes over financial interests in property (TOLATA’s);
- Mortgage disputes;
- Nuisance and trespass;
- Building disputes.
We can assist you and your family to resolve issues relating to Will disputes and contentious probate, including:-
- Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975;
- Disputed Wills based on allegations of mental capacity;
- Disputed Wills based on allegations of undue influence;
- Disputed Wills based on allegations of invalid procedure or fraud;
- Disputes involving Executors or Trustees;
- Disputed Powers of Attorney;
- Negligently drafted Wills resulting in professional negligence claims;
- Negligently executed probates.
We offer a first free interview and a range of funding options, including “no win, no fee”.
We deal with all aspects of personal injury claims including road traffic, work, slipping and tripping, and criminal injuries compensation claims.
We generally work on a “no win, no fee” basis so there is no financial risk to you if your case isn’t successful.
We understand that being injured in an accident or as a result of a criminal action can have a devastating effect on you or your family, particularly if you are unable to work because of the injury. We will guide you through the system to assure that you not only receive compensation but also effective medical treatment.
We offer a first free interview to advise you about a potential claim.
We can provide employees with assistance in relation to, amongst other things:-
- Grievance and disciplinary procedures;
- Unfair dismissal;
- Deduction of wages;
- Contractual issues;
- Tribunal cases;
- Settlement Agreements.
If you have been let down by a professional who you believe hasn’t performed to an acceptable standard and you have suffered a financial loss as a result, you may be entitled to compensation.
Professional negligence claims can be brought against a number of professional people including solicitors, surveyors, financial advisers, architects and professional trustees.
We can advise you fully in relation to your potential claim.
In today’s legal environment, particularly bearing in mind the expense of Court action, it is important for parties to consider alternative dispute resolution in an attempt to resolve disputes.
We are highly skilled at attempting to sort out problems before they escalate into Court action, thereby saving parties time and legal costs.
We offer Independent Legal Advice in relation to property transactions and where possible we offer a fixed fee for this service of;
Meeting, review documents, certify and letter of advice - £400 plus vat (£80).
For any additional person - £150 plus vat (£30).
Call our support team on 01709 511100
Senior & Managing Partner
Direct Dial: 01709 511100
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Fiona is a specialist in dispute resolution and her areas of expertise include:-
- Contractual disputes
- Employment problems, including Settlement Agreements
- Land issues, including boundary disputes
- Professional negligence claims
- Pursuing debtors
- Acting as a trustee of Attorney
Fiona was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in 1993 after a short career in education, teaching law and liberal studies.
Fiona trained at Parker Rhodes Hickmotts and has happily stayed with the Firm all her legal working life.
Fiona has always specialised in Dispute Resolution and has, over the years, assisted hundreds of clients. She has always favoured a plain, straightforward approach and strives to demystify the law so that clients represented by her fully understand the legal process.
Fiona became an Equity Partner in Parker Rhodes Hickmotts in 1996 and the Managing Partner in 2004. Under her leadership the Firm has increased its market share and its fee income.
Fiona heads the Dispute Resolution Department and is also the Firm’s Senior and Managing Partner.
“In difficult times Fiona Always pulled through.”
“I would recommend you. I know you would not let me down.”
“Very honest and very helpful.”
Direct Dial: 01709 388979
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Julia is a specialist in dispute resolution and her areas of expertise include:-
- Property Disputes
- Probate Disputes and Family Disputes
- Boundary Disputes
- Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
- Neighbour Disputes
- Office of the Public Guardian Applications
- Contractual Disputes
Julia was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in 1989 having been a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives since 1980.
Julia trained in Rotherham and Sheffield firms and has enjoyed working in the law for many years and has gained experience in most branches of the law.
More recently Julia has specialised in Litigation. Julia is pleased to have assisted many clients to resolve disputes and obtain resolution without the need to go to Court. Whatever the legal problem, Julia will be happy able to assist.