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UK Guide 2023
The South Litigation
Band 3

1 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Lester Aldridge LLP

Today’s business world is extremely diverse and full of legal complexities. Our team of litigation solicitors has extensive experience in this area in order to provide our clients with a complete service that suits their needs.

Our dispute resolution services cover both civil and criminal law, in the UK and abroad. We take all of our clients’ requirements into consideration and offer competitive and flexible costs. Our litigation team is aware that each dispute is different, and can be resolved in a number of different ways. We always ensure that the right skills are utilised for your case, from court advocate to skilled negotiator, to get you the best outcome possible.

LA’s civil litigation service includes:

  • Asset and motor finance
  • Banking litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Consumer credit advisory
  • Debt recovery
  • International disputes
  • Mediation
  • Professional negligence
  • Property litigation

We can help whether you’re a business client or an individual who needs advice about the wide scope of commercial litigation, or if you’re a public body looking to take civil action.

Because of our team’s breadth of experience, we advise businesses and individuals across all market sectors.

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Litigation - The South
Band 3
What the team is known for

Lester Aldridge handles high-value claims for clients from the marine and real estate sectors, among others. It is noted for disputes concerning insolvency and asset finance, while also handling complex matters concerning contract law as well as shareholder and partnership disputes. The firm can advise clients from its offices in Bournemouth and Southampton.

Notable Practitioners

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Chris Evans
Chris Evans
Band 2

Chris Evans is head of dispute resolution at Lester Aldridge and is based in the firm's Bournemouth office. He handles a range of litigation including shareholder, contractual and finance-related disputes, as well as contentious insolvency.

"Chris has a good, hands-on command of our case and offers a truly partner-led service."

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