Practice Areas

The firm has a team of consultants and associates in a wide-range of practice areas, which allows it to advise companies and individuals in almost all industries, professions and walks of life.

Dispute Resolution

Anti-money Laundering
Arbitration
Asset Tracing and Debt Recovery
Confidentiality
Crisis Management (see alinea)
Defamation
Franchise Disputes
Fraud (incl. bank / email fraud)
Injunctions
Insider Dealing
Insolvency
Joint Venture Disputes
Judicial Review
Jurisdictional Challenges
Partnership Disputes
Personal Data
Privacy
Probate
Professional Disciplinary Investigations and Proceedings
Professional Regulatory
Public Enquiries
Sale of Goods
Security Enforcement
Shareholder Disputes
Trade Finance
Trust Disputes
Witness Evidence

Corporate / Commercial / Corporate Finance

Capital Markets and Securities
Commercial Agreements (including commodities, shipping, and power and environmental asset purchase agreements)
Corporate Finance (public and private)
Corporate Governance
Corporate Group Restructuring and Reorganisations
Corporate Structure
Direct Investment
Guarantees, Warranties and Indemnities
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity Fund Formation and Investments (including cross-border investments and exits)
Schemes of Arrangement
Shareholder Agreements
Venture Capital

Employment (Employers and Employees)

Bespoke Internal Training
Bribery and Corruption
Directors' Duties
Disciplinary Investigations and Proceedings
Discrimination (family status, disability, race and sex)
Employee Benefits (including stock option plans)
Employment Contracts
Executive Compensation
Health and Safety
Hiring
Immigration
Incentive Schemes
Industrial Espionage
Labour Department
Labour Tribunal
Post-termination Restrictions
Reference Letters
Separation Agreements
Springboard Injunctions
Staff Handbooks, Policies and Procedures
Termination (notice, summary dismissal, redundancy etc.)
Trade Secrets
Union Activity

Family/Matrimonial

Access
Care and Control
Child Abduction
Custody
Maintenance
Paternity
Prenuptial Agreements
Relocation
Separation Deeds

Immigration Services (United Kingdom)

BNO Extended Visa
BNO Passport Application
Dependant Family Member in Any Category
Naturalisation as a British Citizen
Permanent Residence for Tier 1 Investor
Permanent Residence for Other Tier 1 Categories
Permanent Residence of Rep of Overseas Business
Permanent Residence on BNO Extended Basis
Registration as a British Citizen
Representative of Overseas Business
Spouse or Civil Partner of a British Citizen
Tier 1 Investor
Tier 1 Innovator and Start Up
Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Extension
Tier 1 Exceptional Talent
Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur
Tier 1 Global Talent

Immigration Services (Ireland)

Immigrant Investor Programme
Start Up Entrepreneurs
Spouse or Civil Partner of an Irish National

Insurance

Business Interruption
Claims
Coverage
Directors & Officers
Financial Lines
General
Policy Interpretation
Professional Indemnity
Trade

Intellectual Property (contentious and non-contentious)

Copyright
Industrial Design Rights
Licensing (including software)
Patents
Trademarks
Trade Secrets

Office/Business Set-up

Bank Account
Branch Office
Business Registration
Company
Corporate Services
Employment Contracts
Immigration
Inland Revenue
Insurance
Intellectual Property Rights
Joint Venture
Office Lease
Partnership
Registered Office
Regulatory Licenses
Representative Office
Sole Proprietorship
Tax

Media

Anonymity / Gagging Orders
Bespoke Libel Best Practice Internal Training
Confidentiality
Contempt of Court / Committal Proceedings
Defamation (print and online libel)
Freedom of Speech
Personal Data
Pre and Post-publication Advice (national newspapers, trade magazines, television broadcasters, press releases etc.)
Privacy
Protection of Identity of Sources
Protection of Original Film Footage
Reputation Management
'Super' Injunctions
'Whistleblower' Sources

Mediation

Mediation Representation
Mediator Appointments

Property and Building Management (Commercial, Retail and Residential)

Adverse Possession
Illegal Structures
Incorporated Owners Rights and Duties (tendering exercises, budgets and accounts, contribution of funds etc.)
Land Documents (deeds of mutual covenant, government grants, building plans, house rules etc.)
Licensing
Mortgages
Occupation Permits
Nuisance
Outstanding Rent / Management Fees
Possession
Rating
Rights of Way
Sale and Purchase Agreements
Tenancy Agreements
Title
Use

Tax

Transfer Pricing
Cross-border tax structuring