The dispute resolution department at Hugh James is ranked by both Chambers and Legal 500 directories as one of the premier litigation departments in Wales and beyond year on year.  The department provides cost effective and commercially savvy legal advice to clients across a wide spectrum of commercial disputes. 

The disputes team has a breadth of experience across all types of commercial disputes acting for individuals and sole-traders up to, and including, multi-national organisations. Richard Locke’s team is renowned for its commercial approach to disputes and has a proven track record of successfully acting in multi-million pound disputes.

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Richard Locke is head of the ever expanding dispute resolution team at Hugh James. He conducts major commercial disputes frequently with an international flavour including commercial claims, mining disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, professional negligence claims, contentious IT disputes, injunctive relief and insolvency.

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Richard Locke 's areas of focus include high-value breach of contract, professional negligence and partnership disputes. A client explains: "He is one of the best lawyers I've ever worked with: very knowledgeable and clearly well respected in the industry.

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"They are excellent. I am not overly au fait with legal matters but these guys make things easy to understand and get the job done."

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