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Legal disputes take many forms and are an increasingly unavoidable part of modern life. Thankfully when problems do arise, you can call on the support and expertise of the Enoch Evans Dispute Resolution and Litigation specialists who are ready to assist with a wide range of legal difficulties.

Based across our Walsall, Cannock and Sutton Coldfield offices our specialist teams work closely with their clients to resolve problems in a cost-effective manner and as quickly as possible.

Our Dispute Resolution and Litigation lawyers have particular expertise and specialisms in:

Property and boundary disputes

Disputes regarding property are often emotive and can prove to be complex. Working with professionals can minimise the disruption caused by these disputes and assist in resolving matters in the quickest and most cost-effective manner.

Our team have expertise in working with surveyors and property valuers in matters such as:

  • Breach of restrictive covenants
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Injunctions pertaining to development work and
  • Locating and enforcing boundaries.

Residential landlord and tenant matters

Whether acting for Landlord or Tenant, the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team has expertise in resolving problems that occur in property letting. Whether that is:

  • Housing Act claims
  • Repossession or eviction
  • Enforcing covenantsS.
  • 21 notices or
  • S.8 notices

Contesting a will

Enoch Evans have a dedicated team of specialists able to assist in this area of law. You will find a link to that teams page here.

Defending claims in the High Court

Sometimes disputes escalate to Court proceedings being issued by a Claimant or received by a Defendant. It is essential that in either case, advice is sought at the earliest opportunity to establish prospects of success and the implications that this may have on the financial outcome of the proceedings.

We at Enoch Evans have specialist expertise in, amongst other things:

  • Bringing and defending claims in the High Court including applications for injunctions or ‘injunctive relief’.
  • Search Orders
  • Breach of Contract claims
  • Claims made or brought against you for breaches of restrictive covenants

Defending claims in the County Court

Claims made in the County Court require early advice to establish prospects of success and the implications that this may have on the financial outcome of the proceedings. Such claims may include:

  • Claims for breach of contract
  • Claims for an unpaid debt
  • Claims for rent arrears

Our Dispute Resolution lawyers can assist you if you are faced with this.

Contractual disputes

Contracts can take many forms, written or verbal and it is not uncommon for a party to feel that the other has not upheld their end. The Litigation and Dispute Resolution team at Enoch Evans specialise in dissecting the terms of the contract to provide you with clear guidance on any believed breach.

Problems at work

Enoch Evans have a dedicated team of Employment Law specialists able to assist in this area of law.

Personal insolvency

Sometimes an individual is unable to pay their debts as they fall due This can often lead to creditors seeking ways to recover their money.
One such way is through an insolvency event.

If you are facing such a situation and have been served with a Statutory Demand, Bankruptcy petition or are being threatened with insolvency action, please do speak to one of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team who may be able to help you.

Professional negligence

If you feel that you have been let down by a professional advisor, be they an accountant, financial advisor or indeed a solicitor, please do contact us to see if we can help.

Why choose our Dispute Resolution & Litigation solicitors?

Our team of specialist Litigation and Dispute Resolution solicitors in Cannock, Sutton Coldfield and Walsall have a wealth of combined expertise and experience in a diverse range of matters. This is supported by our inclusion and ranking in the independent client guide, The Legal 500.

Our office locations allow us to support local clients, as well as those further afield, working with clients throughout the UK.

Our Legal 500 Directory report

Enoch Evans 'commercial and efficient' team is led by Stephen Nixon, who specialises in breach of contract, partnership and shareholder disputes. He is also well-versed in professional negligence claims and IP litigation.

Practice head(s):

Stephen Nixon


‘I rate the services Enoch Evans provide very highly. The firm is very commercial in its outlook and very efficient in preparing instructions, addressing queries and managing clients.’

‘The practice brings together the broadest possible skill set, forming a team that takes care of the client’s needs in the most complex and diverse property-led disputes.’

‘Stephen Nixon provides strong insight. He is very good at providing a realistic view of matters using mediation.’

‘You have done a wonderful job for us. I and my family would like to thank you for all you have done for us getting our premises back. If I ever need any more assistance or advice I will certainly use you and your firm’.

‘Thanks so much you have done for us. You have been most reassuring which was crucial for both mums and my nerves!’

Speak to our Dispute Resolution and Litigation solicitors today

To speak to Dispute Resolution and Litigation solicitors in Walsall, Cannock, Sutton Coldfield and the wider West Midlands region, please refer to the contact details for each location, email or, alternatively, fill in the enquiry form on the right hand side of the page to ask us a question.