Saunders Law

Saunders Law is a prominent litigation and dispute resolution law firm based in London. Saunders Law traces its history back to 1974. Handling high-profile and complex litigation, the firm’s renowned lawyers and solicitors offer a full-service to national and international businesses, organisations and individuals.


At Saunders Law, our Chinese litigation lawyers have the knowledge, skills and experience to help you and your business resolve your litigation and dispute resolution problems, so that you can steadfastly take back control.

Located in the City of London, Saunders Law is a prominent litigation and dispute resolution law firm. Only handling high-profile and complex litigation, the firm’s renowned lawyers and solicitors offer a full-service to Chinese businesses, organisations and individuals, with disputes in the United Kingdom.

Our Chinese litigation team specialises in:

  • International and cross-border commercial litigation
  • Media litigation, defamation and privacy
  • International arbitration
  • Mediation of commercial and individual disputes
  • Appeals to the High Court, Court of Appeal and Privy Council
  • Regulatory litigation and investigations
  • Professional discipline and the regulation of professionals

Our litigation teams are recognised by the leading legal directories including the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners and are regular commentators in the media, including national and internal press and current affairs television.

Headed by Partner Matthew Purcell and Loretta Weber-Pang and assisted by a team of commercially minded litigation experts, Saunders Law litigators have acted for both Chinese-based and multinational companies and individuals in litigation arising out of their Chinese operations.

Our Chinese Litigation & Arbitration Practice in London specialises in helping our clients find a solution to their litigation matters either through the court system or through other dispute resolution methods whilst achieving their business goals.

These dispute resolution solutions include:

  • Settlement by negotiation.
  • Complaint resolution.
  • Disputes before regulatory authorities.
  • Litigation before the English Courts (including the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Privy Council).
  • Arbitration.
  • Court or arbitrator administered mediation.

Our Chinese litigation lawyers in London specialise in the resolution of complex, high-value and multi-jurisdictional business and commercial disputes. Our Chinese litigation lawyers understand that doing business and living in a foreign country can be challenging. Our lawyers accompany you side-by-side to resolve disputes, providing a bespoke service, in your language in the most seamless, stress-free, and the least costly way possible, whilst providing you with excellent and bespoke London city law firm services.

For more information, please contact our team at +44 207 632 4300.

If your mother tongue is Mandarin or Cantonese and you want to speak with our Chinese litigation lawyer in London, please contact our Chinese litigation specialist today or add us on WeChat.

Click here for some of our case studies and relevant web pages.

Call us on +44(0)207 632 4300, or scan the WeChat QR code below to request a call back at a time that suits you.

Client Testimonials

Loretta is professional, and she treats every detail earnestly. I trust Loretta very much in handling my legal matters and I respect her professionalism. Whenever I need legal assistance in the UK, Loretta will always be my first choice.” – Ms Gao, Director of an EdTech company.

“The claimant has paid costs, dropped all claims against us, and cannot pursue us on this matter again. We couldn’t recommend Saunders Law, and Vikesh Navsaria in particular, more highly” - Dr Rakoff, CEO of a non-governmental organisation.

“A British mobile banking company froze the funds in my bank accounts and I was unable to retrieve the funds. I am delighted to have Loretta who assisted me with liaising with the company in the UK, which subsequently released my funds. Loretta is commendable for her efficiency.” – Mr Ji, Director of a Chinese multimillion corporate based in Italy.

“The Knox Group had cause to instruct Saunders Law recently regarding a complex multi-jurisdictional matter. Having used this firm before, the choice was an easy one especially when what was required was clear, no-nonsense advice in a short period of time. The team, together with handpicked specialist counsel, we were able navigate the burdensome and mercurial requirements of the case with relative ease. The team’s judgment in complex matters such as this is unparalleled” – Jenny Forbes, Group Legal Director & In-House Counsel, The Knox Group of Companies (Global financial, investment and property management company).

“In my experience Saunders Law are a first rate firm who always provide commercial and pragmatic advice. They consistently keep their client's goals and objectives at the heart of their approach. They are extremely competent, tenacious and bring real technical expertise and insight to complex international litigation.” – Greg Morris, Director of Legal and Compliance of Spencer Ogden (Global Recruitment and Staffing Company).

“The team at Saunders Law are good lawyers, shrewd tacticians, tenacious in the pursuit of their clients’ best interests, but always realistic in the advice that they give to their clients. As a firm, they have a proven ability and capacity to manage large and complex cases, whilst at the same time ensuring that clients receive personal partner attention.” – Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry, Head of 1 Essex Court Chambers.

Awards & Honors

- Listed as a law firm specialised in civil claims and judicial reviews.

- The team is known for its responsiveness and commercial approach to disputes; last-minute instructions and emergency injunctions are a specialism. The firm is increasingly called to advise on high-value professional negligence matters involving building and construction professionals and has expertise in cross-border debt recovery and breach of contract disputes.

Case Studies

  • Advising a large property ownership and development company in relation to a dilapidations claim negligently settled by Surveyors
  • Assisting a global cosmetics brand to defend a threatened injunction to restrain its trade pursuant to a distribution agreement
  • Negotiating and drafting a complex settlement agreement between a major supermarket and a licence holder concerning rights over commercial property
  • Succeeding in a commercial contract appeal to the Court of Appeal regarding the inappropriate use of summary judgment by a High Court judge in a breach of contract / property claim worth £10million
  • Obtaining a last-minute, urgent injunction, preventing a container ship departing from Portsmouth, protecting millions of pounds of loaded assets

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Regions & Countries
United Kingdom
Service Areas
LegalDispute Resolution

Our Team

Matthew Purcell Head of Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution (Partner)

Expertise: Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Loretta Weber-Pang Senior Associate – Solicitor & Barrister

Expertise: Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

WeChat: LawyerInLondon

Vikesh Navsaria Senior Associate

Expertise: Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Georgina Went Associate

Expertise: Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Nisha Ahluwalia Paralegal

Expertise: Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution


Hamilton House 1 Temple Avenue London, UK EC4Y 0HA

Loretta Weber-Pang (Senior Associate – Solicitor & Barrister)
+44 (0)207 632 4322
Contact via CGA (Andrea)