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Dispute Resolution

Clough & Willis is dedicated to helping your business resolve disputes quickly, efficiently and as cost effectively as possible. Our team of solicitors is on hand to assist you to come up with a plan to get through this sensitive process by providing the best possible advice. 

If your business is currently involved in a dispute, contact Clough & Willis today on 0800 083 0815, or fill out an online enquiry form and we will get back to you.

Our services explained

As experts in resolution and litigation, we have set out below some common areas of our expertise:

Commercial Injunction

Asking the court for an order to prevent certain steps being taken (eg return of goods, trespass, hiding /disposal of assets)

Derivative Action

Where a minority shareholder needs the court to protect their rights against the majority.

Partnership Disputes   

A dispute between two or more people who work in business together

Shareholder Disputes

Where shareholders fall out with directors or other shareholders

Statutory Demands - Debtors & Creditors

A formal document demanding payment, which is a first step in insolvency proceedings (also known as bankruptcy/winding up)  


Expelling trespassers from non-residential land

General Contract Disputes

Business-to-business disputes, business-to-consumer disputes. Explanation of contracts (written or unwritten); unpaid invoices/debt recovery; disputes about goods sold, work and services provided; retention of title  

Property Disputes

May include the following, landlord and tenant; dilapidations; planning; rights of way; boundary disputes and rent arrears


The process of resolving a dispute with involvement from a legal professional

Quasi partnership

Where entities or persons are joined in a commercial relationship which has some characteristics or a partnership but is not one.

Contact Us

From our offices in Bolton and Bury, we have handled hundreds of commercial dispute cases, so we know just how complicated, time-consuming and stressful these can be.  Whatever your circumstances, we can help - contact us by calling 0800 083 0815 or fill out an online enquiry form.

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What Our Clients Say

I am so pleased with how Mr Macwilliam handled my case. He was extremely helpful and patient with us. I would recommend him 100% to anyone who needed a solicitor.

Mr Ashfaq

We used Clough & Willis because we believe Chris Macwilliam is the best solicitor in his field within the Bury area possibly within the Manchester / North West area. We would highly recommend Clough & Willis to family and friends.

Mr Smith

I would like to say I am extremely grateful to all at Clough & Willis. I enjoyed the fact that I could ring at any point and speak to Mr Macwilliam and always be given his full co-operation and time. I was never rushed to finish the call! I would also like to add, Mr Macwilliam kept me so up to date with my case, I always felt in the loop, I almost felt like I was the only client and felt the service was very personnel! Thank you and all the best!

Ms Broadbent-Davies

I greatly appreciated Mr Macwilliam's handling of my claim. His expertise made the whole process so easy for me and I am highly satisfied with the outcome. Many thanks.

Mr Addy

Christopher Macwilliam was excellent throughout my claim. He listened carefully and always kept me up to date. Everything was handled in a highly professional manner and I cannot speak highly enough of Chris and the company as a whole.

Mr Saunders

Mr Macwilliam has been very patient as my husband is dyslexic, some things needed explaining a few times and in other ways so Alan could understand. The interim payments were a huge help while the claim was going through.

Mrs Bonney

I was pleased with the professional and efficient manner with which my claim was dealt with. It was an unusual claim / incident but Mr Macwilliam put time and effort into understanding the dental side of the issue. I am very pleased with the outcome.

Mrs Johnson

Mr Macwilliam dealt with my case exactly how I had hoped. He was extremely professional throughout and always kept me up to date with the progress that was being made.

Mr Leech

I am writing to express our gratitude for all your hard work in securing a very good payment for the accident.

Mrs Plaskett

This was the second occasion that Chris Macwilliam has helped me to settle a problem. I have always found him to be very professional, patient and an extremely good listener. If I require the services of a solicitor in the future I would definitely contact Clough & Willis. I have recommended the firm on numerous occasions.

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I was very happy with the service I received at Clough & Willis. Everything was explained clearly and patiently and each request I made was dealt with efficiently. I am happy with my outcome and would definitely recommend them to friends.

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