Commercial Litigation 

Devereux is one of the UK’s leading commercial sets with top ranked barristers in all the areas in which we practise. The excellence of our members is recognised by the main legal directories. We are proud of our reputation for high quality advocacy and advice, evidenced by our consistent involvement in some of the most prominent cases, including those heralded as the ‘Cases of the Year’ by The Lawyer magazine.

Our commercial expertise encompasses a broad range of disputes, with a particular emphasis on insurance, reinsurance, professional negligence, telecommunications, energy and natural resources, finance, tax, environmental law and High Court employment disputes. Our members have extensive experience in matters pertaining to commercial fraud and pre-emptive remedies including the freezing of assets and search orders. 

Members of Devereux are involved in all types of commercial dispute resolution, including acting before and as arbitrators and mediators, and act as experts on English law in overseas jurisdictions.

Commercial Disputes

We advise and represent clients across a broad spectrum of commercial disputes. Our extensive experience ranges from major international disputes to smaller scale matters involving individual entrepreneurs.

The work undertaken by Members of Devereux includes, for example, the construction of business sale, supply or distribution contracts, business property or secured lending disputes, investment disputes, partnership disputes, the sale or hire of goods, commercial fraud, breach of confidence, equitable remedies,  shareholder disputes, insolvency and the disqualification of directors.