Commercial Disputes

Our Commercial Disputes team is well-placed to give you experienced, strategic and commercial advice in respect of a vast range of disputes, taking into consideration your business sector.

Our team has litigated at every level of the courts in England and Wales and regularly appears in courts, tribunals and international arbitration fora across the world. Our range of experience is extensive and includes:

  • Boardroom / shareholder disputes;
  • Competition disputes;
  • Contractual disputes;
  • Debt recovery;
  • Financial services disputes;
  • Fraud (including asset tracing and injunctive relief);
  • Intellectual property disputes;
  • IT outsourcing disputes;
  • Joint venture and partnership disputes;
  • Judicial Review;
  • Professional negligence; and
  • Reputation management (including defamation, misuse of confidential information and anti-counterfeiting actions).

Our client base is broad and ranges from large multinational conglomerates and high net worth individuals involved in large scale commercial disputes, to individuals involved in substantial family and business disputes.

As part of PwC, the world’s leading professional services firm, we provide integrated services to our clients by combining our legal capabilities with the vast body of expertise across the firm, including information technology, forensic, actuarial, accounting, corporate intelligence and data management services, thereby making our business truly unique.

With practices in over 90 countries, PwC is the world’s largest legal network with over 3,500 legal professionals. Our Commercial Disputes team draws on that wealth of knowledge and experience to provide a seamless services on cross-border disputes, allowing us to act quickly and efficiently in multiple jurisdictions to achieve our clients’ aims.

Our experience in managing cases through the litigation process is particularly strong. On the strength of our expertise, we were instructed to act in the Prudential case on legal professional privilege, one of the most widely reported cases over the last few years. The case, which was led by Agnes Quashie from first instance through to the Supreme Court, was cited by a number of legal commentators as being one of the twenty most important cases in recent years.

Our successful track record has been recognised by The Lawyer, which has shortlisted us in the category of Law Firm of the Year in the Lawyer Awards 2016 and 2017.

Contact us

Agnes Quashie

Partner – Regulatory and Commercial Disputes, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)7764 235495

Keily Blair

Director, Co-Lead of Contentious Data Protection Strategy, Legal and Compliance Services, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)7710 033759

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