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International litigation and cross border disputes

Much of our dispute resolution work involves parties domiciled abroad or proceedings commenced in foreign jurisdictions. Through our membership of the Alliott Group and active participation in the International Bar Association, American Bar Association and the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), we have strong relationships to assist with international litigation. We offer expertise of …

International litigation and cross border disputes

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International arbitration

We are experienced in handling international arbitration matters, whether international disputes or arbitration proceedings for the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) or the American Arbitration Association (AAA/ICDR).

International arbitration

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Foreign judgment enforcement

We act for claimants who have successfully obtained judgment in a foreign court (whether in the EU, Commonwealth or elsewhere) against a defendant with assets in England and Wales. Our priority is to have that judgment recognised and enforced as quickly as possible in this jurisdiction. Sherrards’ dispute resolution team is on hand to guide …

Foreign judgment enforcement

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Exporting overseas

Sherrards, in collaboration with the UK Government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) (formerly (UKTI) UK Trade & Investment) (DIT), has published a guide to exporting, Export for Growth aimed at businesses keen to exploit opportunities available through international trade. Sherrards has also been featured in DIT’s (formerly UKTI’s) guide to Selling Financial, Professional and Business Services …

Exporting overseas

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International joint ventures

We have a number of clients who identify synergies with other businesses in their international marketplace and, sometimes, even competitors. We help them investigate the potential for a combined business. We lay the foundations for the relationship by documenting the commercial aspects of the venture; who will contribute what, who should do and manage what, …

International joint ventures

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Trading within the UK and EU

Whether you wish to trade solely within the UK or in Europe, there are many issues to consider. We provide specialist expertise centered on helping those based overseas or in the UK to overcome key challenges, from managing language barriers to handling different systems of law. Drawing on our experience of international trade, we provide …

Trading within the UK and EU

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