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At JMW, we deal with issues regarding commercial litigation and dispute resolution everyday. We have helped many clients to successfully agree settlements with their opponents.
Steve Morris of JMW’s Commercial Litigation team has helped to secure a successful appeal, setting aside the judgment against his client and substituting it for a judgment dismissing SPIE’s claims with costs.
Successful resolution of two claims on behalf of a disinherited daughter against the Estate of her late father
A partner in our market leading Contentious Trusts and Probate team, Ben Wilson, has successfully settled two claims brought by a disinherited daughter against the Estate of her late father. The first claim was a challenge to the validity of her late father’s Will on the basis of lack of mental capacity, want of knowledge and approval of the terms of the Will and undue influence. The second claim was for reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 on the basis that the will did not leave reasonable financial provision for our client.
JMW Solicitor’s successful resolution of clients’ lost inheritance claim caused by solicitor’s negligence when drafting Will
JMW's Contentious Trusts and Probate team has helped two sisters to secure an excellent result in a lost inheritance claim in respect of their late mother’s interest in a jointly owned property arising out of negligence by the solicitors who drafted their late mother’s Will.
Successful settlement for unmarried client in respect of her late partner’s estate pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
Alison Parry of JMW’s Commercial Litigation team successfully assisted an unmarried partner in resolving a dispute with her late partner’s son in respect of an application under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 allowing our client to retain a property she shared with her late partner for many years.
Successful early settlement for client in respect of her late father’s estate pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
Alison Parry of JMW’s Commercial Litigation team achieved an early resolution, at mediation, for a client whose father had left her out of his Will. Our client stood to inherit approximately £10,000 but with our advice and assistance she was able to secure the payment of £105,000.
Successful resolution of proceedings brought against our client for electricity charges over 12 months old
JMW’s Property Litigation team has achieved a drop hands settlement on behalf of a company disputing a claim for electricity charges over 12 months’ old.
Expert legal representation from specialist solicitors at JMW results in successful outcome for Joe Anderson, former Mayor of Liverpool, in Judicial Review proceedings brought against Liverpool City Council. Read the case study.
We have recently obtained a substantial judgment (over £1.5million plus costs) on behalf of two shareholders who owned a group of companies.
We have recently acted for a partnership that has a portfolio of residential properties. Our clients have been in a difficult and deteriorating relationship with their bank for the last two years in relation to a number of facilities they operate in connection with their property portfolio (totalling £1.5 million of borrowings).
Partner and Head of Department
Commercial Litigation/Corporate Recovery and Insolvency