Civil & Commercial Litigation

Sometimes, even with the best will in the world, individuals and businesses can’t agree. If you are in a dispute – or facing civil court proceedings – let us help you.

Civil litigation is a process for resolving disputes between individuals and organisations via negotiation or the courts. Commercial litigation involves the resolution of disputes in the corporate and commercial sectors.

Advice at an early stage can often help. Hewitts provides a professional yet friendly service built on straightforward legal advice and effective dispute resolution. Our team will work on your behalf to resolve a dispute in the best way for you, either through the courts or other avenues, such as mediation.


  • We act for businesses, large and small, as well as individuals
  • Debt and insolvency proceedings
  • Asset recovery
  • Neighbour disputes and privacy law
  • Financial and insurance dispute resolution

Having the strength to win the argument

Neil Drew, WB Construction Ltd, Darlington.

Neil Drew used Hewitts for a personal matter and says the service he received was “second to none”.

Thanks to its network of offices across County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire, Hewitts has unrivalled reach.

Neil said: “We spoke to a solicitor who advised that, due to my family being based in Darlington, and him being based in Bishop Auckland, he would refer us to a colleague in Darlington to save travel.

“Within five minutes I received a call from Darlington and within 24 hours we had met with an expert from Hewitts who had resolved our matter.”

Afterwards, a happy Neil said: “The customer service and professionalism that Hewitts provided was excellent. I would encourage any future clients to speak with them.

“Within five minutes I received a call… within 24 hours we had… resolved our matter.”
Neil Drew
WB Construction Ltd