Whatever type of property you’re buying or selling, whether it’s your first or your tenth, it’s important you get a good conveyancer on board early to avoid any delays later.
This doesn’t necessarily mean spending a large amount upfront, it usually just means getting all the admin done so you’re ready to go when the time comes. For example, your lawyer will need a certain amount of due diligence to “open” you as a client on their system and this usually takes ... read more
When you’re setting up a new business it’s important to carefully consider which corporate vehicle is most appropriate and to set it up correctly. With a range of options available, from limited companies to limited liability partnerships, there are several possibilities to consider.
Which is the most appropriate vehicle will usually depend on a number of factors, such as: the nature of the business, who will be investing initially and in the future, the short and long-term goals of the business and ... read more
Do you know what happens if you die without making a Will (known as dying intestate)? If not, and you haven’t made one, then you’re taking a pretty big gamble that your assets are going to be shared out as you would wish.
The intestacy rules were not made to ensure that assets are shared out as you would have wanted. And they do not take into account what is fair and in the best interests of all of the beneficiaries. Whilst the intestacy rules may sometimes lead to a similar outcome to what your wishes would have been, often ... read more
Those who’ve been through one will generally tell you that getting divorced was one of the most difficult times in their life. Not only are you dealing with the breakdown in your marriage or civil partnership, but you have to go through a legal process together, divide your financial assets and, if you have them, make decisions about who will look after the children.
Few people starting the divorce process actually know what it entails and how long it will take. For many people, the sum total of their knowledge will be based on horror stories from ... read more
Tom advises and represents clients in all areas of UK employment law. Tom prides himself on providing clear, realistic, expert advice combined with absolute professionalism. Tom is committed to achieving the best possible outcome with outstanding service and unrivalled value for money.
Rachell has over 12 years’ experience in all aspects of family law and is an accredited member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel and Resolution. Rachell also specialises in private client work, including drafting wills and preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney.
Simon advises on a broad range of commercial property transactions, acting for institutional investors, large retailers, property funds and landlords and tenants of all sizes. He also advises on and assists with high end residential property matters.