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Brabners launches Legal Dispute Resolution – an alternative to the court system

Brabners launches Legal Dispute Resolution – an alternative to the court system

Tuesday 17th March 2015

Leading law firm Brabners has launched Legal Dispute Resolution, a service which offers legal resolutions for property disputes.

The creation of the resolution service follows the controversial rise in court fees which came into force sooner than had been previously expected on Monday 9 March 2015. There is a real fear that the increase in fees will deny many smaller businesses and private individuals access to justice.

Through the introduction of Legal Dispute Resolution, Brabners offers an alternative for all potential litigators by enabling the parties involved to choose their own preferred method of resolving or determining a dispute. The dispute can then be resolved quickly, confidentially and cost effectively. The services on offer include Mediations, Indications on Paper, Hearings on Paper, Settlement Hearings and Live Hearings – all genuine alternatives to court.

To access this service, businesses and private individuals involved in a dispute can either contact Legal Dispute Resolution directly or through their own solicitors who will be able to assist and guide them through the process involved.

Legal Dispute Resolution has the benefit of a number of highly qualified lawyers with specialist experience in resolving property disputes. The team includes Jeff Lewis, a Deputy District Judge and Mediator, Ian Alderson, Mediator, Helen Marriott, Arbitrator, and property law expert Stuart Irons.

Commenting on the launch of the service, a Brabners spokesperson said: “Although a number of professionals are now offering mediation or arbitration in light of the court fees increases, we are not aware of anyone who is offering a “one stop shop” for all types of property dispute resolution services and, certainly, not in a way that is truly accessible to all. Many businesses and individuals involved in a dispute have no idea of what arbitration and adjudication are. We have cut the formalities right down. There won’t be a need for formal pleadings, interim headings or detailed directions with this service. This will keep costs and time to a minimum enabling a matter to be fully resolved within a few weeks or days rather than months or years.”

Mark Brandwood, Managing Partner at Brabners, said: "This type of pro-active thinking and innovative initiative is exactly why Brabners excels in its field. We have some remarkably talented lawyers who will ensure dedicated handling of property dispute resolution matters to the benefit of all parties who chose to use the service.”

Brabners is hosting an event to formally introduce and celebrate the launch of Legal Dispute Resolution team on Wednesday 25 March at Horton House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool, between 4.30pm and 6.30pm. Please join us for a glass of wine, a short presentation and an opportunity to meet the legal experts. Spaces for this free event are limited - to register to attend please email:

For further information please contact:

Anne Griffiths, PR Manager
Brabners LLP
DD 0151 600 3072
Mobile 07772 052196