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Litigation: A Powerful Tool for Resolving Disputes

Are you involved in a legal dispute that you just can’t seem to resolve? If so, it may be time to consider litigation as a means of finding a resolution. 

Litigation is a legal process in which two parties bring a dispute before a court to be resolved. It can be used to resolve a wide range of disputes, including civil and criminal cases. The goal of litigation is to have a court decide the outcome of the dispute based on the evidence and arguments presented by the parties involved. 

But what makes litigation such a powerful tool for resolving disputes? Here are a few key benefits: 

  • It provides a forum for resolving disputes. Litigation gives individuals and organisations the opportunity to have their disputes heard and decided by a neutral third party. This can be especially important when the parties are unable to come to an agreement on their own. 
  • It can result in compensation or damages. If you have suffered harm as a result of another party’s actions, litigation may be the best way to seek compensation or damages. Successful legal action can provide the financial resources you need to move on from the dispute. 
  • It sets a precedent. When a case goes to court and a decision is made, it can set a precedent for similar cases in the future. This can be especially important when it comes to issues of public importance or when a legal principle is unclear. 

Of course, it’s important to keep in mind that litigation can be a time-consuming and expensive process. It’s not always the best option for resolving disputes, and alternative methods such as mediation or arbitration may be faster and less costly. However, if you find yourself involved in a complex or high-stakes dispute, litigation may be the best way to protect your rights and interests. 

If you’re considering litigation as a means of resolving a dispute, don’t hesitate to contact the litigation team at Rubin Lewis O’Brien. Our experienced solicitors can help you understand your options and guide you through the litigation process. 

Call us on 01633 867000, or email patrick.howarth@rlo.law, to discuss your options.


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