Litigation generally encompasses all disputes of a non criminal nature between parties. At Clarke Jeffers we put our client first and are mindful to advise, not only in the context of legal answers, but also practical solutions.
Litigation tries to put the plaintiff (injured party) into the position they would have been in but for the wrong perpetrated against them. This is often done by awarding monetary compensation known as damages and in some cases can be remedied by way of injunction forcing someone to do or not to do something.
In many situations “costs follow the event”. This means that the winner of the case will have the majority of their legal costs ordered to be paid by the losing party. This can of course represent a “double whammy” for the losing party who not only has to pay his own legal fees but also the majority of those of the winner.
Clarke Jeffers have over 70 years’ experience in litigation. In line with our commitment to integrity we advise our clients in a manner which is best for them and which provides the greatest chance of success.
Specialist areas include:
- Contract disputes/breach of contract
- Specific performance
- Boundary disputes
- Debt recovery
- Acting on behalf of minors, companies, partnerships, estates of deceased persons
- Issuing proceedings in the High Court or Circuit Court; commencement, judgement in default, summary judgement
- Judicial review
- Possession actions
- Third party proceedings
- Attachment of earnings
- Judgement mortgages
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I found Victor and Staff very professional to deal with but in a friendly and relaxed fashion, the advice and confidence I gained from this team was second to none and I am very grateful to all at Clarke Jeffers for their help over the past 12 months. I would recommend them without hesitation for all aspects of Legal Advice.
We’ve worked closely with Clarke Jeffers over the last 8 years and I cannot recommend their services highly enough. We’ve always found their staff to be highly professional, responsive and they have helped us resolve issues quickly.
Victor has an excellent understanding of the business of franchising, I found his advice invaluable when I was starting my own business and negotiating my contract, I would have no hesitation in recommending Clarke Jeffers for sound business and legal advice’.
As Ireland’s largest chain of fitness clubs and a key player in the Irish franchising sector, we have been involved in numerous commercial transactions, negotiations and of course the odd conflict along the way! Victor and the team at Clarke Jeffers has been an invaluable asset to us on this journey. From when we started in 2005 with our first club and our first member to a membership today of over 25,000 in Ireland alone, Clarke Jeffers has been there every step of the way.
We have always been very happy with the representation and advice from Clarke Jeffers. Firstly they are proactive and on the ball, secondly they have a “what we can do as opposed to what we can’t do approach. They possess the type of forward thinking that a progressive business such as ours demands.
We have worked with Clarke Jeffers & Co solicitors for many years. They have consistently given us clear and easy to understand advice. Most importantly, they have give us effective advice. A very professional outfit.
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