Dispute resolution

We will help you resolve your disputes through alternative dispute resolution, arbitration, mediation or litigation worldwide.

We understand value for money is paramount to our clients, and aim to settle and resolve disputes without recourse to costly legal proceedings where possible. If litigation is unavoidable, we will set out the best strategy in order to achieve our clients’ objectives.

We provide you with practical legal advice whilst taking into account your commercial and business needs. We will support you to resolve your issues with clear, concise and professional advice.

Areas of Law

Below is a non-exhaustive list of the various areas of law we can help you with.

Aviation Disputes

  • Contract disputes
  • Cross-border arbitration
  • General aviation claims
  • Insurance liability matters
  • Leases disputes
  • Repossession of aircraft
  • Sale and purchase agreements disputes

Banking and Financial Services Disputes

  • Asset recovery
  • Bondholder disputes
  • Cross border finance litigation
  • Enforcement of securities
  • Financial crime: fraud, money laundering, bribery
  • Restructuring of financial agreements
  • Securities disputes
  • Tax disputes
  • Trade finance disputes

Corporate and Commercial Disputes

  • Breach of contract
  • Commercial contracts disputes
  • Contentious transactions
  • Corporate disputes
  • Corporate governance disputes
  • Investment disputes
  • Joint ventures disputes
  • Post Mergers & Acquisitions disputes
  • Shareholders disputes

Energy Disputes

  • Cross-border energy investments disputes
  • Disputes arising under the Energy Charter Treaty
  • Environmental disputes
  • Insurance issues
  • Joint ventures arrangements disputes
  • Long-term sale agreements disputes
  • Pricing disputes
  • Production sharing contracts (PSC) disputes
  • Project agreements disputes

International Arbitration

Arbitration under the rules of the major international organisations for our specialist areas:

  • FOSFA: Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Association
  • GAFTA: Grain and Feed Trade Association
  • ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
  • ICSID : International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
  • LCIA: London Court of International Arbitration
  • LMAA : London Maritime Arbitrators Association
  • LME: London Metal Exchange
  • UNCITRAL : United Nations Commision on International Trade Law
  • 1958 New York Convention
  • Drafting arbitration agreements and clauses
  • Enforcing arbitral awards
  • International commercial and investment treaty arbitration

Real Estate Disputes (Commercial Property)

  • Asset management disputes
  • Break notice disputes
  • Business tenancy claims under the Landlords and Tenant Act 1954
  • Contentious lease renewals
  • Joint ventures disputes
  • Planning and development disputes
  • Possession and forfeiture actions
  • Property management disputes
  • Recovery of possession of property
  • Redevelopment strategy disputes
  • Rent review disputes

Shipping Disputes

  • Admiralty disputes
  • Bills of lading and cargo claims
  • Charterparties disputes
  • Collisions and groundings
  • Contractual disputes
  • Dry shipping disputes
  • Environment and pollution disputes
  • Marine Insurance disputes
  • Personal injury
  • Salvage, towage, wreck removal
  • Ship arrest, attach and release
  • Ship building contract disputes
  • Specialist Arbitration under the LMAA (London Maritime Arbitrators Association) rules
  • Unsafe port claims

Trade & Commodities Disputes

Specialist Arbitration from international institutions such as:

  • Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA)
  • Federation or Oils, Seeds and Fats Association (FOSFA)
  • Refined Sugar Association (RSA)
  • London Metal exchange (LME)
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
  • London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA)
  • Charterparty and bills of lading disputes
  • Contracts of affreightment and carriage of goods contract disputes
  • Distribution agreements disputes
  • International trade agreements disputes
  • Letter of credit disputes
  • Sale and purchase contracts disputes
  • Structured trade finance transactions disputes

For detailed information and to discuss your requirements, contact info@freisolicitors.com.

For details information and to discuss your requirements, contact info@freisolicitors.com