Stewart Patterson, Barrister

Barrister Stewart Patterson Warns Spike in Court Fees Make Arbitration the Best Option for Many Clients

Seeking justice used to be relatively straight forward, but the process is being monetized at an alarming rate. On Monday 9th of March 2015, the legal system crossed a watershed with a sharp rise in the cost of taking a case to court. For claims between £5,000 and £10,000 it now costs £455 just to file the case in court, and claims above £10,000 cost 5% of the claim amount. This punishing cost leaves the most vulnerable unable to seek recourse, leading Stewart Patterson to recommend Arbitration and Mediation Services as an alternative in a new editorial on his website.

Stewart Patterson Expands Range of Dispute Management Guides with New Engineering Disputes Update

Stewart Patterson is well respected throughout Hampshire, London and Swindon for his work in settling legal disputes both in and outside of the courtroom. His specialism has long been in the building and construction industry, and for the last few years has been sharing his authoritative methodologies online in an informative guide for resolving disputes without having to resort to expensive court-led proceedings. Stewart Patterson’s latest work has extended his expertise to the related field of engineering.