Business disputes – giving you the best commercial outcome
Getting you money
Making your claim affordable
Saving you time.
Our approach, allied with our expertise means that when it is right to do so we back our judgement with no win no fee cases. We were one of the first firms in the Midlands to obtain the Law Society’s “Lexcel” quality standard. This means we deal with your dispute in the most cost effective way possible, without compromising on the quality of the advice we give.
We provide sensible, practical solutions and down to earth advice based on a wealth of experience. We deal with many types of disputes which include:
Bell Lax pioneered “no win no fee”
arrangements for commercial disputes. This means we will not advise you to pursue a claim unless we are sure it is the best thing to do. If you lose we lose. We back our judgement and can recover money due to you, giving you a commercial solution for your claim. We try harder because when we win we recover our charges and the success fee from the other side. This makes your claim affordable. We are not paid until we get a result for you. Usually your opponent pays your legal costs – not you.
With our experience of acting for claimants and defendants we can spot potential problems early, negotiate effectively and help manage risk to give you the best commercial solution. We will not advise you to defend a claim unless we are sure if is the best way of protecting your interests. With our expertise on assessing the strength of the claim being made against you. With appropriate cases we can offer a “Conditional Fee Agreement” based on the final result. We will reduce our bill if you have to pay more than a pre-agreed figure. That way, we share the risks with you, and in turn when you “win”, we win.
To find out about our expertise and how we deal with claims and defences read about some of our cases…more