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Litigation for Individuals

A legal service tailored for you

What is involved?

Facing a personal dispute can be a very stressful experience. There are many different ways to resolve a dispute, but prompt, effective legal advice is very often the key to making the right decisions. We adopt a common sense and practical approach to a difficult situation, in order to secure the solution you need. Our genuine specialist expertise allows us to support you through the stress and confusion that litigation often brings.

Our in-depth experience covers professional negligence, contractual disputes, disputes relating to land, (including jointly-owned property and neighbour disputes), employment claims and professional disciplinary proceedings.

Call our experienced Private Litigation team to find out how we can help you.

Why choose Freeths?

  • Successful track record of representing clients in County Court and High Court, as well as the specialist tribunals
  • You will be told the most cost-efficient way to resolve your case – including alternative funding
  • Our Contentious Trust and Probate team also deal with all aspects of Will, Estate and Trust claims
  • A common sense approach that aims to use alternative dispute resolution and mediation wherever possible
  • Our expert lawyers offer specialist advice to help resolve your dispute quickly and efficiently

At Freeths, we will always consider the most cost efficient way to resolve each case. We are happy to explore alternative forms of funding, including conditional fee arrangements or third party funding where suitable.

We will also make use of alternative dispute resolution, where appropriate, to achieve the right result.

We regularly represent clients at mediation and we also have qualified mediators in our team who can assist in resolving disputes through mediation. Whatever your legal problem, we will focus on providing a clear plan from the outset, designed to support you through the distress and upset.

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Contact our Litigation for Individuals team

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"From our first meeting you all showed total compassion and commitment towards my family and always gave good, confident and professional advice. I feel you have helped us so much in bringing closure and gaining some justice and recognition."


"I just wanted to thank you and your team so very much for all of your hard work and support to date. The customer service that I have received from you and your team can only be described as outstanding. You always go the extra mile and it is a real pleasure to deal with you."


"Justifiably regarded as the best firm in the East Midlands’, Freeths LLP ‘has a clear understanding of its clients’ needs and aims, and is relentlessly focused on achieving those aims’.

(The Legal 500, 2019)


"Market leader' Freeths is lauded for its ‘strength-in-depth’, and advised on a contested farm estate. Mark Keeley, who is ‘thorough and reliable’, is an experienced mediator. Rachel Gaffney was promoted to senior associate in 2014."

(The Legal 500, 2015)


‘Offering a good balance of technical knowledge, approachability and a pragmatic stance’, the group demonstrates particular strength in high-value litigation, including claims under the Inheritance Act, will challenges, removal applications and Court of Protection work

(The Legal 500, 2019)


"Clare, please accept my immense thanks for all your help, and belief that it was possible to succeed against a difficult opponent. You did so well to keep me motivated."


"...a calm and assured presence, and a formidable litigator"; "instils complete confidence in her clients, and is an iron fist in a velvet glove with the other side."

(The Legal 500)


"Sarah is praised by sources for having 'shown good judgment on what the issues were and how things were going', is 'a fine and measured litigator', is a 'very skilled and very thorough lawyer' and has an 'excellent attention to detail and a strong pedigree'."

(Chambers & Partners)


"Thank you for all the support you have given us in this difficult, complicated and interesting case, you have explained all the jargon in easy to understand terms with efficiency and helpfulness."


"Actively promotes mediation and looks for settlements while never compromising the client's position. He acts in an impressive array of cases, including actions to set aside wills on grounds of undue influence, and complex Inheritance Act disputes."

(The Legal 500)

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‘Doing the right thing’ is at the heart of Freeths. Find out more about our excellent client service and the strong set of values that guide the way we work.

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Freeths are a leading national law firm with 13 offices across the UK. If you have a query about our services or just want to find out more, why not give us a call?

Contact: 03301 001 014

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