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The following list covers the main areas of Business, Private and Litigation legal services Lemon&Co specialise in.  It is by no means an exhaustive list - it is virtually impossible to list all the legal areas in which we do and can assist you.  If the area of law or your specific need does not appear in the list simply contact us and we will be delighted to help you.


Business Services

Business

Buying and selling businesses – companies/partnerships
Share and asset sales and purchases
Company formations/restructuring/management buy-outs/buy-ins
Partnership/shareholder agreements
Commercial contracts
Software licensing/computer contracts
Standard terms and conditions of business
Franchise agreement
Agency and distributor agreements
Intellectual property – copyright etc
Tax
Litigation for businesses

Health & Safety at Work

Advising and managing your Health & Safety requirements
Compliance with your obligations / Audits
HSE/Local authority investigations
Improvement and prohibition notices
Defending prosecutions

Business Property

Freehold & leasehold sales and purchases
Property development
Investment property
Joint venture/consortium agreements
Land options
Leases – commercial, industrial, office and retail premises
Agricultural sales, purchases and tenancies
Hotels/restaurants/public houses
General & liquor licensing
Property disputes

Employment Law

Drafting and revising service agreements and contracts
Drafting and revising employee handbooks and employment policies
Defending claims at the Employment Tribunal
Advising on disciplinary and grievance procedures
Managing redundancies and reorganisations
Managing the exit of difficult employees
Advising on how to meet statutory and contractual obligations
Drafting and negotiating the terms of compromise agreements
Sickness and absenteeism
Restrictive Covenants
Confidentiality
Private Law



Private Law

Wills, Trusts and Probate

Drawing up a will, and keeping it up to date
Acting as executors to administer your estate
Planning to minimise inheritance tax
Complete legal support and advice for bereaved families

Creating a Trust

To protect your family assets in the most tax-efficient way

To ensure any gift for children, in your will or in your lifetime, is looked after until they can use it sensibly

For your husband or wife after remarriage, so you can support each other financially, but still make sure any children from a previous marriage will ultimately inherit your estate

Lasting Powers of Attorney

Vital protection should you, or a loved one, be unable to manage your own financial affairs and to ensure the security of your care

Elderly Clients

We can advise and help you with issues relating to and affecting elderly loved ones

Tax

Inheritance tax
Capital gains tax
Income tax
Trusts and tax

Employee Employment Law

Representing you at the employment tribunal in the whole range of claims including:

  • Unfair dismissal
  • Discrimination
  • Breach of contract
  • Redundancy

Negotiating exit packages where the employment relationship is unsatisfactory
Advising on compromise agreements

Advising on statutory and contractual entitlement

Residential Property

Conveyancing – buying and selling property
Investment property, including buy-to-let
Auctions
Development land
Tenancy agreements
Rights of way/land options
Re-mortgages

Family, collaborative Law and Mediation

Prenuptial agreements
Divorce
Related property, financial, business and pension matters
Cohabitation issues and agreements
Civil Partnership issues
Collaborative Law and practice
Children issues e.g. contact/residence orders
Child care
Injunctions/domestic violence
Domestic violence

 



Litigation

Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mediation/negotiations/other dispute resolutions
Consumer, business and property disputes
Contractual disputes – national and international
Partnerships and companies e.g. dissolution of partnerships, shareholder disputes, directors’ breach of duties
Fraud
Sale of goods, product liability and consumer credit
Landlord and tenant – commercial and residential
Repossessions
Mortgage Repossessions
Trespass
Adverse possession – commonly known as squatters’ rights
Building disputes
Boundary/neighbour disputes
Professional negligence e.g. solicitors, accountants, surveyors etc
Injunctions – instant response to any situation requiring urgent action e.g. freezing orders against a debtor’s assets
Copyright, trademarks, and passing off
Insolvency – company and individual

Personal Injury

Stress at work
Accidents at work
Bullying
Road traffic accidents – UK and abroad
Slips and trips
Industrial disease
Medical negligence
Accidents in trains, boats and planes
Fatal accident
Criminal injury

Health & Safety

HSE/Local authority investigations
Improvement/Prohibition notices
Defending Health & Safety prosecutions

Debt Recovery

Immediate action against your debtors
Sending demands
Commencement of court proceedings
Enforcement proceedings e.g. bailiffs, charge on property
Advise on best options
Direct phone and email access for immediate response
Regular and tailored reporting
Fully supported by litigation and alternative dispute resolution team

Employment Law

Employment tribunals
Employment appeal tribunals
Unfair dismissal
Redundancies
Compromise agreements
Discrimination
Breach of contract



 

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