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Dispute Resolution

Our team of experienced and specialist commercial dispute resolution lawyers have a strong track record for resolving business disputes quickly and cost-effectively. We will explain your options and work with you to agree the optimum strategy when disputes arise. We are praised by our clients for providing clear, practical and commercial advice.

Our objective is always to place our client’s needs first and find solutions which are best suited to their requirements.

Our solicitors are all experienced negotiators and we regularly use Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) such as arbitration, adjudication and mediation. These processes are frequently quicker and cheaper than litigation and can help to preserve business relationships.

We offer full litigation support at all levels of the court system and can offer funding arrangements that will strengthen your position and give you certainty over costs.

We regularly advise upon:

For further information please contact one of the team.

Fact Sheets

Changes to AST Tenancies factsheet

From 1 October 2015 changes come into force which affect the way in which Assured Shorthold Tenancies (AST) are administered and ended. Read more


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News & Events

Three quarters of Kent businesses subject to cyber-attack in 2017

Survey reveals rapidly increasing business cyber threat. Read more


Brachers advises Kent businesses to go ‘back to basics’ when it comes to effective credit control

Brachers has advised local companies to review the fundamentals of their credit control processes in order to protect the future sustainability and growth of their business. Read more


Litigation solicitor shortlisted for ‘Junior Lawyer of the Year’ award

A solicitor in Brachers Litigation team has been shortlisted for 'Junior Lawyer of the Year' at the annual Kent and East Sussex Junior Lawyers Division Achievement Awards. Read more


Brachers named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in national legal awards

Award win shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more


Brachers shortlisted for national legal award because of dedication to Kent market

Brachers has been shortlisted for the coveted Law Firm of the Year prize at this year’s national Halsbury’s Legal Awards. Award nomination shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more


Maidstone-based Watson Nevill solicitors joins Brachers

Brachers announces it has acquired Maidstone-based solicitors Watson Nevill, introducing new members across the commercial property and family teams. Read more

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Meet the Team

Allis Beasley | Partner

T: 01622 776454 | Email Allis

Kelly Fallows | Solicitor

T: 01622 776448 | Email Kelly

Jeremy Horton | Partner

T: 01622 680415 | Email Jeremy

James Millis | Partner

T: 01622 776457 | Email James

Michael Oatham | Partner

T: 01622 776423 | Email Michael

Charlotte Wallace | Solicitor

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Recent Experience, Expertise & Articles

Brexit: What do we know already about the impact on business?

Since the UK voted to leave the European Union after 43 years, organisations up and down the country have been looking for clear answers about the implications of Brexit for their business. Read more


Brachers Business - issue 2

The latest edition of our business newsletter, Brachers Business. Read more


The common causes of contractual disputes

Contractual disputes have the potential to be difficult, protracted and costly. Although avoiding disputes is never guaranteed, being prepared is essential to limit the impact of disputes on your business or, ideally, to avoid them altogether. Read more


Contracts: termination and reasonable notice periods

In today’s commercial environment it is regrettably common for businesses to fail to expressly stipulate a notice period should either party wish to terminate the contract. Read more


Calling time on defaulting 1986 Act tenants - by forfeiture

It is well known that bringing an end to a protected 1986 Act agricultural tenancy can be a complex and uncertain process. This article examines the option of forfeiture which is available to a landlord to determine such tenancies. Read more


Fracking and trespass laws

This month the Government confirmed its intention to change trespass laws. If the proposals get the go-ahead following the 12 week public consultation, those companies involved in the exploitation of shale gas and geothermal energy will no longer have to apply to court for permission to drill under private property. Read more

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Key Contact

Michael Oatham


T: 01622 776423

Email Michael

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What Our Clients Say...

"Although this was a fairly minor matter I have no hesitation in recommending Brachers."

Dee Coventry-Brock (Client)