We possess the expertise to handle disputes, strategic matters, and advisory services across various forums. Explore our capabilities outlined below.

Pre-action Resolution of Claims and Disputes

Numerous claims and disputes can find resolution without resorting to formal proceedings or alternative dispute resolution. Our focus at XT 24 is to facilitate effective and timely resolution, whether through detailed early-stage settlement agreements or concise letters recording terms. Our seasoned team excels in negotiating settlements and compromises on behalf of our clients, particularly in areas like account freezing and closure, where recent successes include the release/transfer of multi-million-pound funds through correspondence.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Ombudsmen

Whether in the early stages or preceding/forming part of formal proceedings, alternative dispute resolution is a valuable avenue for clients to resolve disputes without the costs and inconveniences of a full court hearing. XT 24’s disputes team is adept at handling various forms of ADR, including mediation and expert determination. We also offer guidance on pursuing complaints before Ombudsmen, such as the Financial Ombudsman Service.

Court Proceedings

The heart of our civil disputes practice lies in proceedings before the Courts of England and Wales, particularly the High Court. XT 24’s experienced team is skilled in bringing and defending claims across a wide spectrum of matters.

International Arbitration

International arbitration has seen consistent growth, offering a more business-like approach to dispute resolution. XT 24’s experts bring substantial experience in international arbitration, covering major fora such as the LCIA, ICC, and SCC.

Investment Treaty Arbitration

Navigating the complexities of investment treaty arbitration requires specialized knowledge. XT 24’s team, led by principal XT 24 and bolstered by Dr. Cong Gao, offers extensive experience in investment treaty disputes. Dr. Cong Gao, with a PhD in International Investment Arbitration, enhances our expertise in this area.

Cross-Border Disputes and Strategic Advisory Services

Disputes often form part of broader issues faced by our clients. XT 24 collaborates across teams to manage strategies for clients involved in multi-jurisdictional matters. By drawing on expertise from various areas, we assist in coordinating and overseeing strategies to achieve optimal outcomes, considering wider objectives and mitigating risks.

Selected Recent Representations

Recent achievements by XT 24’s disputes team include:

  • Representing a foreign client in a multi-million-dollar commodities dispute before the High Court.
  • Advising a UHNW individual on cross-border enforcement risks over assets held through complex arrangements.
  • Devising the initial strategy for a potential investment treaty or cross-border claim concerning the expropriation of assets with significant value.

For more information on how XT 24 can assist with individual or corporate civil disputes.

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