Schofield Sweeney

Litigation Department

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High quality, expert legal advice is delivered to clients in a seamless way, providing full support and reassurance to our clients. 

We’re well-regarded for our handling of complex, high-value, high-profile actions, across the whole range of commercial disputes including contract litigation, professional negligence claims and shareholder disputes. 

  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Competition and cartel claims
  • Construction and building disputes
  • Defamation and privacy law
  • Financial services disputes
  • Insurance disputes
  • Intellectual property infringement
  • Cross Border disputes 
  • Professional negligence actions 
  • Trust and pension issues 
  • Commercial judicial review 
  • Social media (protecting reputations online and challenging allegations)
  • Property Litigation, including dilapidation claims, lease renewals, rent arrears, easements and rights of way issues
  • Breaches of director’s duties, breach of trust and fraud
  • Banking and financial services disputes
  • Civil fraud investigations and disputes
  • Complex professional negligence disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Trust disputes 
  • Defamation
  • Copyright
  • Competition law damages actions
  • Director misconduct/breach of fiduciary duty and bribery claims
  • Commercial aspects of public law disputes including issues relating to public investigations, public procurement and land development


Jones-Rowe, Leo

Staton, James

Stockdale, Richard