Watkins Ryder are specialists in Commercial Dispute Resolution. We are the only niche dispute resolution firm in Southampton’s professional quarter. As a small practice operating within one legal discipline we are able to offer expertise at competitive rates. If you are in dispute with someone, we may be able to help!


  • Contract Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Professional Negligence Claims
  • Landlord and Tenant Disputes
  • Land Ownership Disputes
  • Injunctions
  • Director/Shareholder Disputes
  • Winding Up / Bankruptcy Petitions
  • Partnership Disputes
  • General Civil Litigation

Whatever the nature of your dispute our aim is to provide prompt, clear and pragmatic advice. We believe in providing a realistic assessment of your case from the outset. If your case is not worth pursuing or involves high risk we will tell you at the earliest opportunity. The advantage for you is that your costs are kept to a minimum. The advantage for us is that we enhance our reputation and secure repeat business.