Discover my top tips
Put it in writing. Disputes arise all the time, but a contemporaneous, written record is the best evidence you can have to demonstrate what was agreed.
Be proactive – prevention is better than cure. The best way to avoid expensive litigation is to take advice on an issue before a dispute arises.
Be clear about what you want to achieve. It can be easy to slip into wanting to prove your point – but this can result in throwing good money after bad. Having an achievable outcome in mind will help you focus on the key issues.