It is important in today’s legal environment to have the proper cover in place to protect yourself in a commercial setting. As the old saying goes, “prevention is better than a cure”. Williams Hunt is able to advise on and draft a range of documents for a variety of commercial issues. Williams Hunt can also advise on the advantages or pitfalls of commercial arrangements that you may be considering entering into.
Commercial disputes of any nature can easily arise out of day to day business. These disputes can be very disruptive, uncertain and expensive to resolve. It is important that you obtain proper and sound legal advice so that you are fully aware of the circumstance that you face. If you are thinking of taking someone to court or if you are being sued Williams Hunt can advise as to the appropriate steps to take and provide you with a range of possible outcomes.
In any commercial dispute Williams Hunt will consider and suggest negotiation, alternative dispute resolution procedures or court action as appropriate and applicable to each case. We can guide clients in making an informed decision about the best course of action. We analyse and identify the potential disputes, we advise our clients to take preventive measures before they happen and suggest an early resolution if possible. Our depth of experience in this area means we can provide you with the advice you need to enable you to make the right commercial decision.
Williams Hunt can provide cost effective debt recovery through appropriate legal proceedings. If a judgment is awarded to a client the matter can sometimes result in enforcement proceedings being started. Williams Hunt has the experience to recover debts in a timely and cost effective manner.
Williams Hunt is also able to defend debt recovery matter where the debts are either for the wrong amount or just not claimable. Our solicitors are experienced negotiators and are able to settle most matters expediently.
Bankruptcy is a legal status offering protection from further action by creditors whose debts are `provable in bankruptcy’. A person can become bankrupt by filing a debtors petition. Alternatively bankruptcy can be used by creditor as an extreme debt enforcement option; either way Bankruptcy is a very serious matter and proper legal advice should be obtained beforehand.
Insolvency is term used in relation to company liquidations and bankruptcy. Williams Hunt can advise secured and unsecured creditors, companies or individuals as to their legal rights and entitlements in regards to insolvent traders. At the other end of the spectrum clients may need protection from over zealous creditors who are either pursuing the wrong company entity or may be seeking to claim on a debt that has been incorrectly charged.
Other areas of services include: Shareholders disputes; Partnership disputes; Trust disputes; Breach of directors duties; Property and Building Construction disputes; Commercial leasing including landlord or tenant; General commercial and contract disputes.