HomeFWJ TakeawayDispute resolutionContractual Disputes and Business Law Disputes [2024 Guide]

Welcome to our free guide on contractual disputes and business law disputes where we answer the key questions you might have on these types of claims. Or if you prefer just contact one of our team today for a free initial call. We will be delighted to help.

Francis Wilks & Jones Solicitors have been assisting individuals and business owners resolving contractual and business disputes since 2002. Our team includes:

  • Andrew Carter is the partner who heads up this team and regularly deals with all types of contractual claim and business dispute.
  • Lefteris Kallou is an associate who is specialising in litigation and dispute resolution. Working closely with Andrew, his clients particularly value is solution oriented approach.
  • Douglas McEvoy is an associate within our corporate disputes team. Douglas is well known for building strong relationships with his clients, focusing on finding the best result for their situation.

In addition to the above experts, we have access to a range of other experienced lawyers and third party professionals (such as accountants, tax advisers etc) should your case require it. This means that we can always put together the right team for you and maximise the chances of a successful outcome.

Everyone I spoke to at Francis Wilks & Jones was friendly and helpful as well as being objective and transparent about my case. Communication was easy and swift all the way through and the work carried out was thorough and efficient. I feel that Andrew got me the best outcome possible. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.

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Sale and supply of goods and services – overview

Legislation relating to the sale of goods and supply of services
Standard terms and conditions for the sale of goods
Incorporation of standard terms
Battle of the forms
Course of dealing
Sale of Goods Act 1979
Fit for purpose
Satisfactory quality
Good title to the goods
What happens in the event of a breach?
Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
Sole traders
Sale of Goods and Services Act 1982


In what circumstances will an agency relationship arise?
The relationship between the principal and the agent
What are the agent’s duties under an agency agreement
Principal’s duties
The agent and principal’s relationship with a third party
Terminating an agency agreement
The Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993
Compensation under the 1993 Regulations

Warranty and indemnity claims

Warranty and indemnity claims
The scope of warranties
There’s a difference between a representation and a warranty
Measure of damages in a warranty claim
Remoteness of damages

Key contacts

Andrew Carter

Andrew Carter


Lefteris Kallou

Lefteris Kallou


Douglas McEvoy

Douglas McEvoy


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