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Civil Litigation Lawyers

Civil litigation is frequently only the last resort for individuals and businesses as a means to resolving their disputes. It is a process taken when all alternative dispute resolution methods have failed. If this is something that is being considered by you or your business then Vestra Lawyers can help you through the process.

We are a highly skilled team of lawyers with combined experience of approximately 20 years in the sector. Our lawyers’ experience has given them strong negotiation skills and a copious amount of knowledge in broad areas.

At Vestra Lawyers we understand just how stressful dispute resolution and litigation processes can be. Our highly skilled civil litigation lawyers in Birmingham work from start to finish on your case with a personal approach. We work tirelessly to ensure that we have fast communication and respond to every query in a timely manner. 

What is civil litigation?

Civil litigation is a legal process that occurs when two or more parties are in dispute whether it be over money or performance.

A civil litigation lawyer will represent their clients during arbitration and mediation to assist the client in coming to a settlement out of court. If an out of court settlement cannot be reached, a civil litigation lawyer will prepare and, in some cases, represent the matter at the hearing.

What is classed as civil litigation?

Civil litigation covers a huge variety and spectrum of issues. Types of civil litigation include:

  • Anti-trust litigation
  • Construction liability
  • Divorce
  • Employment and labour disputes
  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Medical malpractice claims
  • Personal injury claims
  • Product liability disputes
  • Property disputes
  • Workers’ compensation claims

How long will my civil litigation case take?

There are many factors surrounding timeframes and these vary on a case-to-case basis. Most but not all cases will pass through the following stages:

  • Investigation
  • Disclosure
  • Statements of case
  • Pretrial proceedings
  • Potential settlement. If this is not done then the case will proceed to a hearing
  • Hearing


Do I need a civil litigation lawyer?

Any civil litigation parties could benefit greatly from the use of an experienced civil litigation lawyer like the ones from our team at Vestra Lawyers. When choosing which lawyer to represent you it is essential that you look at all required aspects. These include:

  • Analytical and reasoning skills
  • Client development skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Processing complex information and applying to disparate sets of facts
  • Understanding of procedural law
  • Understanding of substantive law
  • Use of research techniques and software

Vestra Lawyers specialise in the following civil litigation issues:

  • Advocacy
  • Business dispute resolution
  • Commercial/contractual disputes
  • Construction disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment
  • International commercial disputes
  • Jurisdiction and cross-border
  • Partnership disputes
  • Pre-Action Conduct
  • Property litigation
  • Responding to a claim
  • Issuing a claim
  • Professional in negligence/breach of contract matter

Civil Litigation Lawyers Birmingham

Our team of highly qualified civil litigation lawyers cover a wide scope of the law and can, therefore, provide you with expert legal advice on your case. Although we are based in Edgbaston, we provide our services across all of the UK allowing us to advise of a wide variety of legal matters.

For more information on how our civil litigation lawyers can help you, contact us on 0203 929 5999 or email