The increasingly complex and international environment in which businesses operate makes disputes a commercial inevitability.

But not all disputes call for the same legal response. The successful resolution of a dispute, whatever the size or complexity, requires lawyers with excellent experience and a wide range of legal and commercial skills.

That's where Addleshaw Goddard comes in.

Core Areas of Focus:

We have a strong reputation, nationally and internationally, as a dispute resolution practice which helps clients, whether corporate, including FTSE companies, government and public bodies, key financial institutions or high-profile individuals, to protect their immediate and long-term commercial interests and secure value from commercial relationships. We listen to our clients and understand their business strategy. We spend time with them, to appreciate their businesses and what success looks like for them. We know how to achieve the crucial advantage in litigation and dispute management.

The team is made up of 47 Partners and more than 150 Associates, and includes those with a broad commercial litigation background and highly specialised experts in key practice areas. We have highly regarded teams on the ground in UK, France, Germany, Ireland and both Asia and the GCC and work with correspondent law firms around the world to deliver whenever and wherever required. 

We are familiar with all forms of commercial civil disputes and corporate crime matters. We advise in relation to domestic, international and cross-border litigation, arbitration, alternative dispute resolution, regulatory investigations and risk management. We also represent clients in public law matters.

Our lawyers have appeared before all commercial divisions of the High Court, the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, and the Court of Justice of the European Union. We have been instructed in international arbitrations under the main arbitral rules and seated in all the main arbitral centres and frequently participate in all forms of dispute resolution.

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Chambers 2022

"They are really good, incredibly diligent and one of my favourite firms to work with."

"They are quick to respond and they are very practical. They are also commercial and pragmatic. They tailor their advice very well."

"Client-focused, highly agile and supportive."

Legal 500 2021 

"The Addleshaw Goddard team are simply at the top of their game. All of the individuals I deal with know the law backwards but are also very skilled and adept at knowing how to apply it practically and to best effect."

"Top flight team with impressive partners and highly motivated associates."

"Technically brilliant – the team are both very professional and very personable. They are big enough to deal with the most complex and intensive issues and provide clear advice in a timely manner. They are fabulous to work with."

"This is a team that I would trust to handle the most complex of disputes, and get it right."

Legal 500 UK Awards 2019

Winner - Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year

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Mark Molyneux

Mark Molyneux

Head of Group - Disputes

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