Our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Solicitors are able to assist in resolving a wide variety of matters requiring legal assistance.
Whether it be simply pointing you in the right direction, or assisting you from start to finish, our solicitors are on hand to help.
Why use Oakwood Solicitors Ltd to handle your case?
We have a dedicated team of solicitors and paralegals who have many years’ experience between them in running cases of this nature. They are highly trained to deal with all aspects of Litigation and Dispute Resolution.
We want to ensure that clients are not overwhelmed by legal jargon or medical terms they don’t understand, and to allow the claims procedure to be as transparent as possible.
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Cease and Desist
A cease and desist letter is a formal written request to an individual, or company, requesting that they stop a certain activity or course of action. They can be used in a wide variety of circumstances and are useful because they can be tailored to suit the needs and objectives of the sender. Although cease…
Civil Discrimination and Harassment
The Equality Act provides protection from discrimination, harassment and victimisation in relation to the provision of services, as well as school pupils and the management and disposal of premises. This means that, for example, if you are a customer in a shop, you have a right not to be discriminated against, harassed or victimised, or…
Defence and Counterclaims
Unfortunately, all too frequently we see cases where individuals have been served with a claim, but have not appreciated the significance of this, and the consequences of how they respond and the effect this could have on the outcome of the claim against them. If you are served with proceedings, you have 14 days in…
Introduction As a tenant, whether private or through a Council or Housing Association, your landlord has a duty to ensure that your property is maintained to an acceptable standard. Although most tenants enjoy a good relationship with their landlord, there are occasions when elements of disrepair are either not dealt with adequately or at all.…
Individuals and businesses alike insure risks through a range of insurers and intermediaries. However, it is important to remember that insurance companies are corporate entities and their ultimate goal is to maximise profits. Consequently, insurers will often use a range of tactics to avoid satisfying claims at all or to reduce the value of the…
Japanese Knotweed Claims
What is Japanese Knotweed? Japanese Knotweed is the most widespread form of knotweed. You can identify it as there is a growth pattern of one stem per node, which forms a zig-zag stem growth pattern. The leaves are of a mid-green colour and are almost in the shape of a heart, having a straight back…
Landlord and Tenant Disputes
We offer a fixed-fee solution to Landlord and Tenant disputes in the majority of cases to take the unexpected expense out of removing a Tenant from your property. One of the most common problems Landlords encounter is non-payment of rent. If you are letting a property and your Tenant is not paying your rent, who…
Litigation – Professional Negligence
From accountants to solicitors, insurance brokers, architects or surveyors; you trust that when you rely on an expert, that they are providing you with a competent service. Everyone needs to use the services of a professional advisor at some stage, be it to draft a Will, to look for an alterative insurance provider or to…
Property disputes take on many forms and can often emerge when you least expect them to. More often than not, clients can become embroiled in a dispute having remained blissfully unaware there could be a problem for months, years or even decades. Oakwood Solicitors has the expertise and the vast experience to help clients and…
Setting Aside Judgments
Although it is not uncommon to discover that you have a County Court Judgment (CCJ) against you, having a CCJ can have a significant effect on your ability to: obtain a loan, obtain a mortgage, qualify for some professions and rent a property. In addition, the party with the judgment in their favour could take…
In the County Court, there are three ‘tracks’ for civil claims: the Small Claims Track, the Fast Track and the Multi Track. Once proceedings have been commenced, the court will allocate the matter to the most appropriate track. Generally speaking, money claims for an amount under £10,000 (which do not relate to Personal Injury) are…
Here at Oakwood Solicitors, we’re not your average law firm – our team delivers a service which caters to you. From assessing your case through to completion, our staff have not only the knowledge and expertise, but also the compassion and understanding to put you at ease throughout the process.