Frequently Asked Questions

Personal Injury: Is there a time limit for pursuing my claim?

January 1st 2021
 

There is generally a time limit of 3 years from the date of the accident within which court proceedings must be issued. If you fail to do so your claim is statute barred. The situation is different if the injury happened to a child under 18 years or to someone incapable of managing their own affairs.  We will provide specific advice should this be the case.  For more FAQs see here

Business Dispute: My business partner has signed us up to a contract I don’t agree with. Are we bound by it?

January 1st 2021
 

Probably yes – a partner has the ability to bind the entire firm. However, if you think the contract shouldn’t have been entered into – or you have a written partnership agreement which would limit the ability to enter into contracts of a certain value unilaterally – you might have a claim against the other partner. Take advice on your specific circumstances. For more FAQs see here

Personal Injury: Will I need to attend Court?

January 1st 2021
 

The vast majority of personal injury claims settle without the need to go to Court unless settlement cannot be agreed either in respect of who is responsible for your accident or separately the value of your claim. For more FAQs see here

Business Dispute: Should I have a written partnership agreement?

January 1st 2021
 

Yes. In the absence of a written agreement there’s the risk of argument as to what was agreed between the partners, and the law can impose things which you would otherwise never have intended. The costs of trying to fix a problem will be significantly more expensive than having a proper agreement in place at the outset to minimise the risks of a problem arising in the first place. We…

Business Dispute: What types of company disputes do you deal with?

January 1st 2021
 

We deal with a wide spectrum of business disputes, including: Director disputesBreach of director dutiesShareholder dutiesBreach of shareholder agreementsUnfair prejudice petitionsMinority shareholder protectionConflicts of interestInsolvency disputesLLP and partnership disputes For more FAQs see here

Personal Dispute: What is Professional Negligence?

January 1st 2021
 

You may consider that you received bad advice or that you did not achieve what you set out to achieve. Professionals are duty bound to provide their services to a required standard. If you instructed a professional and they failed to fulfil their role to that required standard you may be able to bring a claim against them if you suffered a loss as a result of this failure. If…

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