Dispute Resolution

Disputes are an inevitable part of any business, introducing unwanted risk and high stress. They also create a distraction that takes you away from what you do best and where you need to be.

Ranging from day to day commercial disagreements through to business critical claims, each dispute will require its own unique response.

And that is where we can help.

Whatever the dispute concerns, businesses need agile advisors who truly understand their business.  Our award-winning dispute resolution team understand that your priority is to focus on your business whilst we deal with the dispute for you.

Why choose Foot Anstey

Disputes are at the heart of what we do and we are experts in assessing the risks your business faces and tactically advising on the best way to deal with a dispute. By understanding your strategic aims we approach matters with dispute avoidance in mind, while also being there to pick up the pieces if things go wrong. Our experts explain what we think you should do and make sure that you achieve the best result at the right time.

We have a proven track record in pursuing, defending and resolving business claims. Our clients range from large multinationals and financial institutions through to local owner-managed businesses and SMEs and we advise regularly on both domestic and international disputes.

In all cases we understand the cost risks imposed by litigation and have adopted a flexible and innovative approach to pricing, working closely with funders and insurers to provide workable and effective solutions to our business clients.

Let us help your business get the results it needs.

Related services

Banking & Lender Disputes

From new technology and alternative services to greater regulatory burden, the pace of change in the modern banking and financial services industry continues to be rapid.

Our team offers a depth of experience and insight acting for lenders in both claimant and defendant roles, often balancing regulatory compliance, media scrutiny and “bottom-line” commercial drivers.


As a charity, you rely on your legacy team to maintain a steady flow of vital funding into your organization.

Our team work with you strategically whilst supporting you on day-to-day challenges.


Public bodies are under increasing pricing pressure to procure smartly and in a cost effective manner.

Our team of expert lawyers can operate on both sides of the procurement process, for contracting authorities and for bidding parties.

Reputation Management

Your brand and reputation is one of your most important assets and needs to be protected.

Our expert team can provide you with the best possible response to any reputation management scenario you face.

Inheritance and Trust disputes

When there are issues with family inheritance or trusts you’re involved with, it can be a stressful and challenging time.

At Foot Anstey, we help by giving you actionable advice and recommendations on what’s best for you.

Property Litigation

The law governing property is constantly changing, creating the prospect of disputes which can prove costly in terms of lost opportunities, revenue and even reputation.

We can cover every type of property-related dispute, whether it’s over commercial or private property, or various different kinds of land, including agricultural, green belt and brownfield.


Fraud is big business. It costs the UK economy over £100 billion a year. It creates holes in your finances. It sows distrust among your colleagues and partners.

The threat of fraud will never cease. Which is why we’ll always be ready to act.


At Foot Anstey, we’ve invested in our team of finance experts. We hire, develop and retain lawyers with deep specialisms in specific areas of finance law – because we know you need and want more than a jack of all trades.

Key contacts

Our team of expert dispute resolution lawyers are here to help and are experienced in dealing with complex, high-level matters.

What our clients say

"They worked with us as a team to ensure the claim progressed smoothly and efficiently, taking account of our aims, objectives and experiences and always keeping a firm eye on the end game."

Chambers UK guide, 2019/20

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SRA Transparency Rules

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