Agency disputes can occur in any professional relationship, whether a commercial agency agreement is involved or an individual working through an employment agency or with another agency agreement.
Disputes can often arise if the contract between principal and agent has not been set up correctly at the start of the relationship – and in the case of termination of an agency contract, either the principal or the agent might have a claim for compensation if the contract was breached or was ended due to a breakdown in the relationship.
Disputes over agency contracts can soon escalate and it is advisable to seek legal advice at an early stage of a dispute if it appears resolution is going to require negotiation and a court or tribunal hearing may be necessary.
Duncan Lewis litigation solicitors have in house experts covering most areas of law and can advise on a wide range of agency disputes, including disputes relating to:
Civil litigation disputes such as agency disputes often involve some form of pre-action mediation or dispute resolution – Duncan Lewis litigation solicitors offer in house lawyers supported dispute resolution services and will advise on the best solution to an agency dispute once the case has been fully assessed.
Duncan Lewis aims to resolve agency and contractual disputes as quickly and effectively as possible, always placing the client’s best interests at the heart of our services.
Duncan Lewis can also advise principals and agencies on the Commercial Agencies Regulations and any compensation that might be due under the regulations.
For expert legal advice on contract law and Agency Disputes, call Duncan Lewis Litigation Solicitors on 0333 772 0409.