Our approach to working with you and your team is simple: we will be accessible, friendly and approachable, work collaboratively, have a pragmatic and commercial attitude to delivering your goals and listen carefully so that we can create a strong partnership, with the aim of becoming an extended part of your team. And as a full service law firm, we are well equipped to do just that.
With significant experience supporting growing businesses, our lawyers take that knowledge and put it at the heart of our advice, so that you can benefit from our years of expertise and we can support you in overcoming growing pains and fulfilling your growth ambitions.
Below are some services we thought would be useful to highlight. If you’re interested in finding out about any of these in more detail, simply complete the form below where we will arrange for one of our experts to contact you directly.
Our 30-strong corporate team can advise you on all types of transactions including buying, selling and investment, corporate reorganisations and advice and public company transactions. With over thirty years in business, our team of corporate solicitors bring their exceptional experience to bear, ensuring transactions conclude efficiently.
Our team of tax lawyers advise on many different situations, from highly complex corporate structures to ensuring an owner-manager selling their business obtains the most from their deal. From efficiently motivating your employees via incentive schemes to the structure of property transactions.
Our experienced commercial solicitors have significant experience and can work alongside your teams to navigate you through a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements. Whether you’re seeking to complete on a major commercial contract or require specialist advice on a niche area of law, our contract law solicitors are able to help.
Our experienced team of Intellectual Property specialists can help protect your hard work, offering advice and guidance on the legal ownership of your intellectual property and options on how to safeguard it for the future. We can also help you protect your IP internationally, commercialise it through licencing agreements, as well as offering a Trademarking and design registration support service.
Our specialist team of data protection lawyers can provide help and support to ensure your compliance with data protection regulations and advise on everything from privacy notices, data sharing and Information Commissioner’s investigation to audits, cookie notices and subject access requests.
We provide a clear 360-degree view on corporate governance and have in-depth expertise advising organisations of all sizes across all sectors. Our commercial experts advise on everything from the rights and responsibilities of officers, observers and members and their respective reporting lines through to rules and procedures for decision making, conflicts of interest, accounting for benefits and stakeholder rights.
Our outsourcing lawyers are experts in drafting and negotiating agreements and are skilled in resolving disputes between customers and suppliers, having advised on deals worth more than £950m in the last few years alone.
Our employment team support organisations from start-ups and SME’s to major national and international PLC’s on all areas of employment law including day-today HR advisory support, ongoing strategic support and complex/contentious disputes. They also offer “HR Protect”, a package where clients receive all day to day HR and employment law advice for a fixed monthly price.
Our team of specialist immigration solicitors offer a full legal visa and immigration advice service. Our significant experience covers offering our immigration advice services on a variety of business immigration matters and we are recognised as leading advisors on Global Talent visas, as well as Skilled Worker visas and Intra Company Transfer (ICT) visas.
Our friendly and professional safeguarding experts work in a range of sectors and can help you implement safeguarding best practice, and an effective framework to handle and respond to any safeguarding issues. They can also walk you through the practicalities of policy implementation and deliver staff training.
Our multi-disciplinary team of property lawyers advise businesses and organisations across all sectors on everything from acquisitions and disposals, property development and planning to property disputes, finance, landlord and tenant matters and everything in-between.
Our team of experienced construction lawyers have many combined years of experience working across the construction and engineering industry, advising businesses of all shapes and sizes on building, refurbishment and engineering projects. This breadth of knowledge means our construction team understands the world of construction in all its many guises.
Our specialist environmental lawyers can advise you on the full range of environmental matters. We take a pro-active approach to compliance with regulatory requirements in order to address the potential reputational damage that may arise from breaches of environmental law. And in the event an environmental incident does occur, we have particular expertise in dealing with environmental litigation and defending clients both against prosecution and claims.
Our disputes team have years of experience advising on all types of disputes from contractual disputes, defamation, fraud and insurance disputes to IT disputes, Judicial review, shareholder disputes and professional negligence.
We have a number of practising mediation solicitors who, via their extensive training, personal skills, and commercial mediation experience, are able to help parties to solve their problems, break deadlocks, and resolve their disputes. We also operate a fixed-price scheme for disputes with a value between £15k to £100k.
Our team assist clients on the full range of criminal, regulatory and enforcement matters and can provide support through all stages of proceedings, from investigation management through representation at formal interviews (including interviews under caution) and before any court or tribunal.
Our competition and Subsidy Control team work with a range of businesses helping them get to grips with this complex legal area. Our remit includes providing trade-related competition advice covering commercial arrangements, the conduct of firms that are dominant in a market, mergers and joint ventures, public procurement and Subsidy Control.
Our team of licensing lawyers advise a range of clients on all aspects of the Licensing Act 2003, including managing contested applications and successfully securing new licences. We have strong relationships with licensing stakeholders across the country which we utilise to the benefit of our clients.
We provide a range of debt recovery solutions, from volume cases to one-off claims, no matter how complex. Our debt recovery team specialises in business-to-business debt recovery. You can also access support from our insolvency specialists who have technical expertise and experience from working with national insolvency market leaders. Meanwhile, our in-house creditor services team can advise you on everything from the content of Voluntary Arrangement proposals, through to the engagement of insolvency practitioners.
One of our Partners, Lesley Fairclough is a Notary Public who can act as an impartial and legally trained witness to authenticate and certify facts and the valid execution of documents intended for use outside the UK. Her signature and seal are recognised as evidence of a responsible legal officer in most countries of the world.
Should you ever need legal assistance with any foreign advice, our membership to the world’s leading multi-disciplinary alliance of professional services firm, Geneva Group International (GGI), will be invaluable. As members of GGI, we are able to provide you with access to high-quality legal advice from across the globe.
In addition to advising your business, we are able to support stakeholders and Directors on private matters relating to them. Our specialist teams are as sensitive as they are skilled, and help guide you through often complex and emotional times. They are able to advise you on a full range of services from Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning and Administration to relationship matters, matters concerning children, contested estates, personal injury, criminal defence and rural estates.