Dispute Resolution Solicitors in Essex

No one wants to be tied up in a long, drawn-out personal dispute. That’s why we’ll work hard to get the best resolution for you, fast.

With Gepp Solicitors you’ll be in experienced hands. Our dedicated team has been handling all kinds of disputes for many years, including:

Our reputation for successful outcomes is hard-won. With strong skills in alternative dispute resolution, as well as an excellent track record with court litigation, our Dispute Resolution solicitors in Essex can help you get the result you need in a way that matches your priorities.

Cost is always an important consideration when dealing with any type of legal dispute, so we will make sure that we are always clear about the costs involved in any action we suggest and that those costs are always proportionate to the outcome you want to achieve.

Fixed-fee consultation, no hidden surprises

We offer an initial hour meeting for £150 + VAT. This is your opportunity to get expert advice on:

  • Your options if legal action is unavoidable
  • Your chances of success in bringing or defending a claim
  • The process – so you know what to expect
  • Alternatives – e.g. settlement offers, mediation and adjudication
  • Funding options – including conditional fee agreements (‘no win, no fee’).

Consult our Dispute Resolution solicitors in Essex now

For swift, expert advice on resolving a wide range of legal disputes, please contact your local Gepp Solicitors office in Chelmsford or Colchester.

Have a quick question or want to request a call back? Use our simple online enquiry form.

Our Dispute Resolution expertise

Debt recovery

We can support you to recover any outstanding debts quickly and cost-effectively. Our Dispute Resolution solicitors can help you draft an effective letter before action and undertake negotiation proceedings to help you secure the money you are owed. Where necessary, we can also support and advise you if your claim needs to be taken to court.

Insolvency and bankruptcy

Our team can advise individuals and businesses on insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, helping to clarify your legal rights and obligations.  We can help you with a range of associated matters, including:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Challenging a disputed debt
  • Individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs)
  • Negotiating potential arrangements with creditors
  • Protecting the family home.

Landlord and tenant disputes

We can provide legal support for both landlords and tenants and will look to provide early advice so that straightforward issues can be resolved without the need to develop into formal action.

We can help you with:

  • Tenancy agreements
  • Evicting tenants
  • Recovering rental arrears
  • Serving Section 21 notices and obtaining vacant possession
  • Disputes over repairs
  • Dilapidation claims
  • Breaches of covenant.

Professional negligence claims

Our professional negligence solicitors can help you to pursue a claim against a professional if the service they provided fell well below the expected standards and has left you out of pocket. No matter how high or low the claim value, we will work alongside you to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Property disputes

Our vast experience in dealing with property disputes makes us trusted in this branch of dispute law. We regularly advise our private clients on matters including:

  • Boundary disputes
  • Covenant and easements
  • Property ownership disputes
  • Rights of access disputes
  • Co-ownership claims.

How we resolve disputes in the right way for you while avoiding unnecessary conflict and expense

Providing clear advice on your legal position and options

We can help you to establish the facts surrounding your dispute so we can review your position and advise you on what your next steps should be. You’ll also be given a better idea about what the likely outcome of your case is going to be.

Resolving your claim quickly with a letter before action

Our team can work with you to draft an effective ‘letter before action’ which can be used to help reach an early agreement and avoid the need for any court action. We will ensure that the letter is clear and that the course of action it proposes to resolve your dispute matches your best interests.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Our Dispute Resolution solicitors can utilise methods of alternative dispute resolution to give you the best chance of reaching an agreement out of court. We have particular expertise in using mediation and negotiation, allowing us to resolve your dispute amicably.

Court litigation

If an out-of-court settlement is not a possibility, we can advise you if pursuing court proceedings is a viable option. If this is the case, you can rely on us to provide you with robust representation and expert guidance.

Our Dispute Resolution fees

Fixed fee dispute resolution

We offer an initial hour meeting for £150 + VAT. This meeting will give you the chance to receive detailed advice on:

  • Your options if legal action is unavoidable
  • Your chances of success in bringing or defending a claim
  • The process – so you know what to expect
  • Alternatives – e.g. settlement offers, mediation and adjudication
  • Funding options – including conditional fee agreements (‘no win, no fee’).

Hourly rates for Dispute Resolution

For more complex matter where ongoing support is required, we will charge according an agreed hourly rate.

Why choose Gepp Solicitors for Dispute Resolution?

Our team has over 50 years of collective experience in delivering high-quality work in all matters relating to litigation services and alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and negotiation. The team has a particular expertise in high-value and complex litigation cases.

We have four members of the team who may work on your matter. Regardless of who works on your matter, they will be supervised by Michael Callaghan, partner and head of department.

Michael is a qualified mediator with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution and has been a member of Property Litigation Association for over 10 years. Michael serves as Treasurer of the Mid Essex Law Society  Michael qualified as a Notary Public, an internationally recognised qualification in 2019.

Book your initial fixed fee consultation with our Dispute Resolution solicitors in Essex

For more information or to book your initial hour meeting for £150 + VAT with our Dispute Resolution solicitors in Chelmsford or Colchester, please use the phone number or email address below to get in touch.

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