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Our legal services in Tamworth and Ashby de la Zouch
We offer a full range of legal services for individuals, families and businesses in Staffordshire, Leicestershire and across the Midlands from our offices in Tamworth and Ashby de la Zouch.
Our team includes solicitors with decades of experience in their various specialisations. This allows us to offer the exact expertise you need to deal effectively with a specific issue, as well as having a broad range of knowledge to call on for situations that cover several areas of law.
Our friendly, expert family law solicitors in Tamworth and Ashby de law Zouch can provide the sensitive, empathetic, but highly pragmatic legal advice and support you need to resolve any legal issues involving you and your family.
Our family lawyers can help you navigate all areas of family law, including divorce and separation, while keeping conflict to a minimum. We offer many of our family law services on a fixed fee basis and can provide transparent quotes for more complex matters.
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Our residential property solicitors provide reliable, efficient support for buying and selling property, as well as remortgaging and all other residential property transactions. We are members of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme reflecting the high standards of our residential property law services.
Our conveyancing services include:
- Buying and selling property
- Leasehold property, including lease extensions & leasehold enfranchisement
- Equity release
- Transfer of ownership
We can advise you on any employment issues you may be facing as an employee. Our employment lawyers can help to ensure you have a fair working environment and that any disputes with your employer or a former employer can be resolved swiftly and appropriately.
Our employment law expertise includes:
- Unfair dismissal
- Constructive dismissal
- Workplace discrimination
- Sexual harassment
- Workplace bullying
- Equal pay
- Parental leave
Our private client team can advise you on all of the issues involved in planning for the future. This includes creating or updating a Will, protecting your home and other assets from inheritance tax and ensuring your needs will be met if you later lose the capacity to manage your own affairs.
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If you are experiencing a dispute, whether with a neighbour, employer, your landlord or with a member of your family, we can find a solution that works for you while avoiding unnecessary conflict.
Our dispute resolution solicitors’ expertise includes:
- Landlord-tenant disputes
- Boundary & property disputes
- Retail disputes
- Inheritance disputes
Our business-minded and efficient commercial law solicitors can guide you swiftly and cost-effectively through any legal issues facing your organisation, adding value to your enterprise.
For a business, property is often your most important asset. Whether you own or lease your business premises, or are looking to invest in commercial property, having commercially astute legal advice is critical to ensure you secure the property on the right terms and can see an attractive return on your investment.
Our commercial property lawyers’ expertise includes:
- Sale & purchase of commercial property
- Drafting & negotiation commercial leases
- Development & planning law
- Commercial property finance
- Commercial landlord & tenant issues
- Commercial property disputes
As an employer, there are a broad range of regulations you must comply with, while still being able to effectively manage your workforce. Our employment lawyers can advise you on your legal obligations and options, allowing you to successfully run your business while staying within the law.
We also offer a complete outsourced HR service, allowing us to act as your dedicated HR team or support your existing HR personnel when dealing with specific issues.
Our employment law expertise includes:
- Dismissing employees
- Making redundancies
- Settlement agreements
- Contracts of employment
- Employment policies & procedures
- Equality issues
- Employment dispute resolution & Employment Tribunal claims
When starting a business, expanding or restructuring, it is essential to get the right legal framework in place to ensure your future success. Our corporate law team can provide experienced, strategic advice on all of the issues involved in starting, expanding or restructuring your business.
Our corporate law expertise includes:
Commercial contracts & agreements
Getting the right commercial agreements in place is vital for the success of any business. Our commercial lawyers can advise you on drafting and negotiating all types of commercial contacts, as well as what actions you can take if the terms of a business agreement have been breached.
Our commercial contracts solicitors’ expertise includes:
Businesses must navigate an increasingly complex regulatory landscape, with serious penalties for getting things wrong. Our regulatory law solicitors can advise you on all of the legislation affecting your business, ensuring you can operate effectively while staying legally compliant.
Our regulatory law expertise includes:
- Environmental regulations
- Health & safety regulations
- The Bribery Act
- Anti-fraud regulation
As a business, you need the right finance on the right terms to facilitate your long-term success. Our business finance solicitors can help you review and negotiate commercial finance agreements, enabling you to access the funds you need, when you need them on terms that work for you.
Our business finance expertise includes:
- Start-up finance
- Development finance
- Venture capital
- Joint ventures
- Management buyouts
- Successful planning
We offer specialist advice for farms and all types of rural businesses, with our solicitors having strong links to land agents and other professionals within the farming industry.
Our agricultural law solicitors’ expertise includes:
- Buying and selling farms & agricultural premises
- Alternative land uses
- Grazing licences
- Adverse possession issues
- Telecom leases
Protecting your business ideas and information is often essential to the long-term success of your enterprise. Whether your commercial strategy involves creating new products or technologies, building and managing databases or simply establishing your brand’s reputation, we can help to ensure nothing undermines your intellectual property.
Our intellectual property lawyers expertise includes:
- Software rights
- Database rights
- Confidential information
- Unfair competition & trading practices
Our commercial dispute resolution team can help you swiftly and cost-effectively deal with any conflicts affecting your business. Wherever possible, we will seek to resolve disputes without the need for court action, but our litigation team is highly experienced in using court proceedings to handle business disputes where appropriate.
Our business dispute resolution expertise includes:
- Commercial contract disputes
- Shareholder disputes
- Partnership & LLP disputes
- Professional negligence claims
- Commercial property disputes
- Business debt recover