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The team at Kings Cross Barristers is able to provide legal advice and representation on a range of contract law disputes. Contract law concerns agreements made between two individuals or entities. In addition to the express terms of any agreement, there are a range of additional implied terms that can be enforced in the event of a breach. There is a range of potential remedies that you could seek through court proceedings. Our contract law barrister can draft particulars of claim, defend a claim, make a counterclaim, draft witness statements, create court bundles, providing litigation services throughout proceedings and advocate on your behalf at court hearings including case management hearings, track allocation hearings and final hearings. Examples of the type of service we can provide include:

Shareholder Disputes

Disputes between shareholders can have a devastating impact on the wellbeing of a company. It is often in the best interests of all for disputes to be resolved quickly and effectively. We provide advice to our clients on their legal rights and obligations and are prepared to litigate if necessary. We will also advise upon alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration where appropriate.  Such disputes can be wide-ranging but can include unfair prejudice petitions, breaches of shareholder agreements, breach of fiduciary duties, misfeasance claims, disqualification proceedings or acting on behalf of shareholders to enforce rights to purchase or sell shares under a sales and purchase agreement.

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Sale of Goods and Services and Consumer Rights

If you have purchased goods  or service from an individual or company, there a range of consumer protections that exist in law to protect your legal position. This includes terms imposed by the Sale of Goods Act 1979, Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 and Consumer Rights Act 2015. If you have purchased an item that is faulty, does not match the description as advertised, or is unfit for purpose, the seller should offer a refund of the item that you have purchased. The law also provides protection to ensure services should match up to what has been agreed, what should happen when they do not, or where they are not provided with reasonable care and skill. Kings Cross Barristers can offer advice, litigation and advocacy to both claimants and defendants in proceedings relating to sale of goods and services, and consumer rights.

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Holiday Claims

If something went wrong with your holiday, it may be possible to claim compensation. Examples of where you can claim compensation include where the holiday was lower in value than the one that was booked, when something goes wrong that causes distress and disappointment, or means you had to spend further money . In these circumstances, Kings Cross Barristers will be able to advise on you on how best to proceed, what type of application needs to be made, prepare relevant statements, issue proceedings, advocacy on your behalf and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

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Kings Cross Barristers closed on 1st October 2019. As such, we will no longer be taking on new work. If you are a previous client and require assistance, please email