Litigation & dispute resolution

We’re trusted to manage risk, set strategy and take the lead on some of the world’s most complex, critical and novel cases.

Right now there are big rewards to play for in technology, life sciences, brand building and other dynamic fields — but only if you can deal with the risks and obstructions found in such litigious environments.

The qualities that set Bristows apart also make us your ideal litigation and dispute resolution partner. We recruit inquisitive minds with direct experience of our clients’ work. With no billing targets, we’re free to pick the right combination of experts for each challenge. And we have the spirit to stand up for your interests no matter how challenging things get.

Why choose Bristows?

  • We are inclusive
  • We share responsibilities, and support one another
  • We are inquisitive, bright and meticulous
  • We deliver quality thinking and solutions
  • We trust each other and make things happen

Our litigation & dispute resolution expertise

We’re experts in patent litigation, brands, design & copyright; commercial & technology disputes, competition litigation, data breaches & cyber security, and IT, media and SEP/FRAND disputes.

Our key litigation & dispute resolution experts

What others say

“Bristows is a class act when it comes to all areas of intellectual property. Its team bring a broad range of experience and are always on hand to answer questions; they are very responsive and highly skilled.”

WTR 1000 2024

“Bristows has a widely experienced team providing support to their clients on complex matters. Their ability to provide support on sophisticated matters is exquisite.”

Chambers and Partners 2024

“They have a great ability to find pragmatic and simple solutions to complex issues.”

Chambers and Partners 2024

“We work with Bristows because we think they are very competent, and they have a very pragmatic approach. We think that working with them is essential for a lot of transactions we do. They have been helpful in speeding up projects and finding the right solutions.”

Chambers and Partners 2024

“They have a clear understanding of what our business wants to achieve and that underpins all their advice. They know when to involve the business stakeholders and are able to tailor their approach to that audience and suggest solutions that take key business drivers into account.”

Chambers and Partners 2024