Other Issues

Employment Advice

Employment contracts

We are specialists in drafting, or interpreting contracts of employment

Unfair dismissal

Whether you were unfairly dismissed or you are facing a claim from a former employee we can give you advice. If you are bringing a claim for unfair dismissal we may be able to act on a NO WIN NO FEE BASIS

Discrimination

Are you facing a claim for sexual, racial, religious or age discrimination? Or do you wish to bring a claim for discrimination you have suffered.

Please get in touch. If you are the one claiming, we may be able to act on a NO WIN NO FEE BASIS

Regulatory and disciplinary advice

If you are a professional or qualified person facing disciplinary action for breach or professional regulations we can give expert advice. So if you are a dentist or doctor; an architect or surveyor; a nurse or paramedic; an accountant or quantity surveyor; or whatever your professional qualification; we realise that it is extremely valuable to you and you worked hard to get it. So please call us for advice and remember that the first 15 minutes is free

Business Advice

Breach of Contract

This covers situations where another company or contractor has let you down. Did they fail to deliver, or were goods they sent of inferior quality? Or maybe the services they provided weren’t up to scratch: Did they not have the requisite skills or were they slapdash, or negligent? Please ask us for advice

Debt Recovery

Where somebody owes you money we can help you get it back; or maybe they are they wrongfully claiming money from you, in which case we can defend you or make a counter-claim

Intellectual Property Matters

Intellectual property is the stuff you own which you have created such as ideas, inventions, patents, designs, anything you have created in writing or music or art. But it also includes business names, trademarks goodwill. We can help you if people try to rip this stuff off, or if they are so similar in name or in branding that they are causing confusion to your customers – If you’re having problems with a competitor give us a call. Or if you would just like to protect your assets in advance by registering a trademark or patent ask us for advice

Wills 

Losing a loved one is one of the hardest things anyone can go through. The grieving process can be made even more difficult when there is a dispute over a Will.

Whether you feel you have been unfairly left out of a Will, not been adequately provided for, or you are acting as an executor and somebody else is contesting the Will, our specialist lawyers can help.

The sorts of problems we can help you with are:

  • Disputes over the roles of executors and trustees
  • Inheritance act claims
  • Interpreting the terms of wills
  • Invalid wills
  • Lost wills
  • Pre-death agreements
  • Professional Negligence
  • Statutory Wills
  • Trust disputes

Will Drafting

We can expertly draft your will so that your family, and everything you’ve worked hard for, is fully protected. We know it’s hard to take that first step, but we make the process as relaxed as possible so please give us a call to find out more

Probate

If someone close to you has sadly passed away we can take on the stress of dealing with the banks, building societies and insurers. We’ll get the correct legal approval so that the money and assets can be brought in, and the debts discharged. The money and assets will then be properly distributed without any stress; and all your family will see that the probate has been completed fairly and swiftly

Disputes

We can help you if there is a problem with a disputed will, or if there is a dispute about whether you should be paying for care, or if there is a problem with the care provided by a care home or nursing home – For more information click here.

Chris Rudd is a member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (‘The ARDL’).