“Commercial litigation” is a catch-all phrase for any litigation or dispute arising from commercial activities or transactions.
Commercial disputes may arise from the competitive nature commerce; interpretations of contracts or other sources of obligation on the question of which party should perform to what standard, what has to be paid, and who will bear the loss or risk of any specified event; transactions that have gone wrong; and/or governance issues, both procedural and substantive.
Commercial litigation can involve obligations from a number of different, sometimes overlapping, sources of law, including by way of examples:
Frequently encountered issues
What you should provide when instructing us