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Civil & Commercial Litigation

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Civil & Commercial Litigation

Gherson has recruited and continues to look to expand this department.

Our newly recruited litigators have considerable experience in assisting on a range of civil and commercial disputes. Their addition has enabled us to specialise in high value and complex disputes, including contractual disputes, construction claims, claims between shareholders, injunctions, debt recovery, property claims, professional negligence claims and civil fraud. Gherson offers strategic advice at an early stage in order to obtain the best results for our clients.


The team at Gherson has experience dealing with multi-million pound disputes involving State-backed entities and private companies from around the globe. The team at Gherson have previously conducted arbitrations under the main institutions and rules including the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). We have particular expertise in Russian and CIS work as well as with claims involving entities from Europe and the Caribbean.


At Gherson we can advise in relation to a range of internal and cross-border disputes. The team at Gherson has previously been instructed by law firms and individuals to enforce foreign judgments or arbitration awards in England and Wales. Our lawyers have also been instructed to obtain freezing orders in London in support of proceedings in other jurisdictions. We also have links to lawyers across the globe to assist you with any claims you may have in different parts of the world.


The team at Gherson has experience in claims for and against administrators as well as advising on claims against former directors for breaches of their fiduciary duties, unlawful dividends and preferential payments. We have also acted for both creditors and companies / individuals in making claims in the insolvency courts and advising on directors’ potential liabilities under personal guarantees.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

The team at Gherson are experts in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). ADR is now increasingly being used by a number of parties to resolve their disputes out of Court. We will manage the dispute resolution process efficiently and effectively using ADR procedures such as arbitration, mediation, adjudication and expert determination. Our aim at Gherson is to get the best result possible for a client at a reasonable and acceptable cost. ADR can therefore be a valuable tool for a client not only to save costs but to de-risk a dispute at an early stage.

Intellectual Property

At Gherson we understand that IP rights are a key asset to many individuals and businesses. Therefore, we understand that protecting those rights is extremely important. We are able to advise, and put strategies in place, for any matters relating to the infringement of a client’s IP rights. We can also defend clients who have claims for IP infringement made against them.

Reputation/Defamation Law

The team at Gherson has experience in advising clients facing intrusive or hostile media interest, and advising on issues arising from governmental inquiries and investigations both in England and internationally. We are able to advise both claimants and defendants. Our top reputation and privacy lawyers can work alongside our in-house White Collar Crime team to provide you with comprehensive advice and representation for defamation cases. We can also help you to resolve defamation proceedings as quickly as possible. We can advise and assist with:

  • Libel;
  • Slander;
  • Malicious falsehood; and
  • Pre-publication advice.

Our Services

Gherson is proud of its reputation in this specialist area of law. If you have any queries or are interested in talking to us about your specific circumstances please contact us or send us an e-mail.


Our Experts

Roger Gherson Roger Gherson

Founder and principle of Gherson Solicitors.


Edward Miller - Gherson Edward Miller

Director of Dispute Resolution



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