Handling disputes with speed and efficiency

In the course of transactions and arrangements between individuals, contractors, businesses, neighbours and sometimes even family members, disputes are not uncommon. While negotiation and mediation should always be the first option for those who find themselves involved in a disagreement, there are times when resorting to civil litigation is unavoidable.

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What we offer?

If a dispute requires legal action, you want your civil litigation solicitors to work pragmatically, swiftly and efficiently in your best interests. Where money and reputation are at stake, you need the very best legal representation on hand.


Whether you are involved in a contract dispute, property dispute such as with a neighbour’s boundary, or you wish to contest a will, the dispute resolution solicitors here at Sweeney Miller Law should always be your first call.


Common Civil litigation cases the Dispute Resolution team deal with include:

    • Contractual disputes and claims
    • Professional negligence
    • Property disputes
    • Residential Landlord and tenant – including serving section 21 and Section 8 notices, pursuing rent arrears, possession proceedings and enforcement
    • Commercial Landlord and Tenant- Lease renewals, service of section 25 and section 26 notices, dilapidations claim and commercial forfeiture
    • Neighbour disputes
    • Housing disrepair claims

Why choose Sweeney Miller Law for dispute resolution?

Our specialist litigation solicitors are perfectly placed to help you when all other attempts at dispute resolution have failed. Should your case need to go to trial, we are committed to achieving the best result for you or your business.

We understand that civil litigation can be both a stressful and time-consuming problem for individuals and businesses. That is why we always aim to take the strain from you, handling a legal dispute on your behalf and allowing you to focus your attention on running your business successfully or getting on with daily life.

While legal costs are always a concern for those entering into a legal dispute, rest assured that we are competitively priced to ensure that you receive genuine value for money. Where possible, we agree fixed fees to provide you with greater peace of mind and a clear picture of the associated costs from the outset. We can explore a range of funding arrangements to suit your particular case.

If you are concerned that you don’t have the money or resources to bring or defend a case even though you are confident in your legal position, our advice would always be to get in touch and speak to us before deciding. We promise to give you an honest and open appraisal of your case, providing an outline of both the process and potential costs entailed in a taking a dispute to trial.

Commercial dispute resolution

It’s a well-used saying that “Time is money” in business. So, getting yourself into a serious legal dispute can feel like a risk and a drain on resources – even if you are confident of your position.

The truth is that many business disagreements are an unwanted, distracting and unpleasant problem that can do damage to both a business’s balance sheet and its long-standing reputation.


At Sweeney Miller Law we understand that when all other avenues have been exhausted and you are left with no alternative but to proceed to Court, it is important to resolve your dispute quickly, commercially and satisfactorily. If you are in need of a specialist commercial litigation solicitor to fight your corner, get in touch with us. We will pursue the compensation you deserve and get you back to business as usual fast.


To speak to a member of our experienced dispute resolution team, you can call us on: 0345 900 5401 (Newcastle), 0191 568 2050 (Sunderland), email us at enquiries@sweeneymiller.co.uk or fill in an enquiry form.