Private Disputes

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    Private disputes can arise anytime, anywhere and between anyone – a neighbour, family member or near stranger – and they are almost always upsetting and time-consuming.

    Depending on the type of dispute, they can also become very expensive and difficult to deal with.

    Whether on the high street or in the back garden, even minor problems can become a source of frustration and expense. To stop the dispute escalating you need to take quick and decisive action, but you might not know where to begin.

    At Donald Race & Newton, our team of solicitors advise on all manner of private disputes.

    Whether you are contemplating taking legal action or on the receiving end, we will work with you to help you to resolve your dispute as quickly and effectively as possible, with realistic and practical advice, presenting you with all the available options.

    Whatever your concerns, our lawyers will provide you with authoritative advice, allowing you to make informed decisions about how you wish to proceed. In many cases, we can also offer competitive fixed price rates for preparing letters.

    Led by senior litigator, Matthew Finley, our civil litigation team have years of experience dealing with all types of private disputes.

    We deal with all types of private disputes, including:

    • Disputes following the breakdown of a relationship
    • Disputes with neighbours
    • Inheritance disputes
    • Disputes with insurance companies and other organisations or businesses
    • Claims of professional negligence
    • Disputes with builders
    • Disputes with retailers or hospitality businesses
    • Disputes with a residential care home
    • Disputes with the local authority
    • Disputes regarding the repayment of a private debt

    If you would like more information on our private disputes services, please contact a member of our experienced team, who are available to talk you through all our legal services.

    Call our Burnley office on 01282 433241 or our Colne office on 01282 864500. Alternatively, you can send us an on-line enquiry and one of our team will be in touch shortly.