Most businesses need help facing a conflict or dispute at some point. We support our clients through those challenging times by providing the creative and practical solutions needed to achieve their objectives, while mitigating the impact on their business and reputation.

Although we believe that no situation is insoluble, there are times when litigation is inevitable and we are experienced at handling disputes whether in the civil courts, by way of arbitration or in a number of other legal forums.


Our litigation expertise covers the following areas:

  • Debt recovery for corporate clients including enforcement
  • Contractual disputes
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Personal injury and medical negligence claims
  • Intellectual property
  • Sale of goods disputes
  • Construction disputes, including adjudications
  • Professional negligence
  • Defamation claims
  • Tax disputes

Recent matters

We have acted for a US Fortune 500 company and its UK subsidiaries for over a decade. For more than 20 years, we have acted for Europe’s largest bloodstock auctioneers. We have dealt with a publicised shareholders’ dispute relating to a high street supplier of camping equipment. Other clients cross all sectors and include:

  • Retail, bloodstock and equine
  • Construction
  • Professional partnerships
  • Recruitment consultants
  • Property developers and managers
  • Technology companies


Simon Rawlins


Simon Rawlins, Partner
0207 404 9400


  • “Dorel is a global company that designs, manufactures and markets a variety of nursery products and uses Bracher Rawlins in the UK for its legal requirements. Bracher Rawlins understands our business and provides prompt, efficient and comprehensive commercial advice as and when we need it.”

    Andrew Ratcliffe
    Managing Director, Dorel UK
  • “Tattersalls are Europe’s largest and the world’s oldest bloodstock auctioneers. Bracher Rawlins has acted for us for many years, since it was first formed by Alan Bracher and Simon Rawlins, and provides us with expert legal advice on bloodstock and other commercial issues. The firm’s advice is clear and practical and its lawyers are responsive to our needs. Because Bracher Rawlins understands how our business works it makes a significant contribution to our success. We are pleased to recommend them.”

    Tattersalls Limited, Europe’s Leading Bloodstock Auctioneers
  • “Simon Rawlins of Bracher Rawlins LLP is an experienced bloodstock lawyer, engaged by clients in both non-contentious and litigious matters. He acts on professional negligence claims as well as contractual disputes between owners and trainers.”

    Chambers UK 2016