INNOVATIVE LAW FIRM
A City Law Firm is an established firm in the City of London providing specialist legal services on business and personal matters. Our practice areas include:
- Corporate & Commercial law
- Start-up Business Law
- Dispute Resolution
- Overseas Debt Claims
- Employment Law
- Intellectual Property & Investment
- Family & Child Law
- Surrogacy, Donor & Co-Parenting
- Wills & Probate & Relocation Advice
- Property Litigation
- Commercial Leases
Our clients are frequently high net worth individuals, start-ups, established businesses, overseas trusts and entrepreneurs across a wide range of industries.
OUR OBJECTIVE IS SIMPLE
To offer the best personal and proactive legal service possible without breaking your bank balance; and
To ensure we understand your ultimate goals, achieving these in a manner and speed that you control.
Our solicitors come from varying practices in London and offer the best standard of service expected for any City practice. The team have a wide array of backgrounds and case experience ranging from the very small pieces of work to disputes in excess of £33m. Regardless, the team’s approach to each case shows relentless enthusiasm for their work, their clients and the firm’s core values of client care.
We are proud that our team is frequently described by both old and new clients as highly approachable and dedicated. This is shown most clearly by clients frequently referring their friends, family and colleagues to the team.
We have teamed up with trusted partners in the UK and overseas to ensure we provide a comprehensive network of trusted professionals in every area. We have taken the time to meet or engage with the associates and ensure their standards and ethos fits ours so we can reliably refer them to our clients. These advisors range from tax advisors, accountants, immigration lawyers, financial advisors, pension advisors, banks and international lawyers.
You will often find that we run joint seminars and workshops with these partners so that we can offer a varied level of advice to our clients. These events are always complimentary and informative.
o Lead solicitors in the reported High Court surrogacy case JV & Anor v AR  EWHC 4756 (Fam).
o Solicitors on behalf of the successful claimant in Friends of Burbage School Ltd. v Woodhams  EWHC 1511 (QB).
o Representing defendant directors in a High Court case against personal liability for 5 Million pounds in a public limited company– Settled
o Advised and oversaw the investment of over £2.5 million in a App company to expand into the USA market.
o Leading negotiations and completion of a company acquisition in 2015 valued at over £3 million.
o Providing legal advice and assistance in the creation of corporate bonds valued at £6 million and £18 million within the Media & TV and Energy sectors. All related IP assignment, registration and defending opposition.
o Providing specialist advice on EIS structures and group company structures for broadcasting & film production companies throughout the UK.
o Separation of financial assets worth £8m - £10m, including three family company structures with subsidiaries and international income regimes.
o Settling various Employment Tribunal claims in 2015 involving HIV discrimination, sex discrimination, harassment, breach of contract and potential criminal activities. Achieving awards in excess of £263,000 and 3 against London financial institutes.
o Advising and obtaining an injunction against a senior employee for fraud and theft in the High Court resulting in the full recovery of funds in excess of £250,000 and recovery of all costs.
o Tier 1 investment, handling immigration and qualifying investments.
o Resolved a litigious dispute between three directors effecting their Entrepreneur Visa status worth half a million pounds.
o Successful result in a claim and subsequent appeal for the member of a foreign royal family member involving over £33 million in Trust.
o We have issued claims and successfully enforced contractual payments from: Croatia, the USA, Dubai, Sweden, Norway & Hong Kong this year with UK claims, European payment orders, local lawyers, bailiffs and enforcement orders.
o Contesting international relocation of a child from the UK to Canada on short notice with vexatious litigants in person.
o Settling a Transgender discrimination case for a large compensation sum without the stress of court