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Herrington Carmichael LLP

BUILDING 9, RIVERSIDE WAY, WATCHMOOR PARK, CAMBERLEY, GU15 3YL, ENGLAND
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Work 01276 686222
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Fax 01276 28041
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161412 CAMBERLEY
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Web:
www.herrington-carmichael.com
Camberley, London, Wokingham

South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40
Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40 - ranked: tier 3

Herrington Carmichael LLP

Herrington Carmichael LLP's 'commercially astute' lawyers provide 'the high standards of service expected of a City firm' with 'reasonable billings'. The firm focuses on M&A transactions with an international element, as well as advising on share sales and purchases, corporate restructurings, company option schemes, shareholders’ agreements and other commercial arrangements.  Yavan Brar, Mark Chapman and Alex Canham are the lead partners.

Practice head(s):Yavan Brar

Other key lawyers:Mark Chapman; Alex Canham

Testimonials

'Herrington Carmichael are able to draw on multiple areas of expertise and are very commercially minded, practical and good strategists.'

'Mark Chapman is extremely thorough and has a good eye for detail, but advises with a very good balance of technical legal advice and commercial/practical suggestions. '

'Yavan Brar is outstanding in finding solutions to every problem. He is committed in terms of his energy, time and strategic mind.'

'Alex Canham provides excellent advice and takes the time to understand the nature of the client's business and objectives and explain the issues efficiently and clearly.'

Key Clients

Grundon Waste Management

Metro Bank

Cennox

Gavin Jones

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South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Commercial litigation: Kent, Surrey and Sussex - ranked: tier 4

Herrington Carmichael LLP

Frankie Tierney is the practice head and managing partner at Herrington Carmichael LLP. She has long experience of commercial litigation in the High Court and of mediations. The team's work covers a range of contractual disputes, especially in the real estate sector in addition to areas such as professional negligence, corporate relationships and the protection of confidential information. Robert Syms, working with senior associate Frances Kyle, has a focus on the technology and  construction arenas and insolvency-related disputes.

Practice head(s):Frankie Tierney

Other key lawyers:Robert Syms; Frances Kyle

Testimonials

'The team provides an outstanding service and are very quick, thorough and professional with the response. The set up is very clear, you always know who is dealing with which part of the inquiry, corporate or property team.'

 

 

Key Clients

Flavia Estates

Forest Care

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South East: Human resources

Employment: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40
Employment: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40 - ranked: tier 3

Herrington Carmichael LLP

Herrington Carmichael LLP advises on all areas of employment law and is particularly experienced in handling internal restructurings, tribunal claims and matters related to data protection and GDPR. Alistair McArthur is 'brilliant' in advising on enforcement of post-termination obligations and TUPE. On the contentious side, Katie Harris and Katrine Clay are recommended for the defence of complex Employment Tribunal claims. Robert Frampton is of note for TUPE and reorganisations.

Practice head(s):Alistair McArthur

Other key lawyers:Katie Harris; Katrine Clay; Robert Frampton

Key Clients

Bovis Homes Group

Cygnet Health Care

Retail Insight

Aldermore Bank

Tech 21 (UK)

Work highlights

  • Advised on employment law issues in connection with the relocation of various offices across the UK.
  • Assisted with the internal group reorganisation and the associated movement of employees.
  • Advising the employer in respect of potential tribunal claims and defending the client against three employment tribunal claims for alleged religious belief discrimination.
Leading individuals

Alistair McArthur - Herrington Carmichael LLP

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Immigration
Immigration - ranked: tier 2

Herrington Carmichael LLP

Herrington Carmichael LLP bolstered its immigration law expertise with the hire of  Bermeet Chhokar from Lexmark Legal in October 2018. The practice advises businesses on global migration matters, recruitment and sponsorship of migrant workers and sponsor licence applications. It also advises a growing number of individuals on the effects of Brexit on immigration issues. Imelda Reddington is the key partner.

Practice head(s):Imelda Reddington

Other key lawyers:Bermeet Chhokar

Work highlights

  • Advised on a sponsor licence to allow the client to bring in skilled migrants from Serbia, in addition to ad-hoc advice in relation to transferring employees to both the UK and Serbia.

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South East: Private client

Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40
Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40 - ranked: tier 3

Herrington Carmichael LLP

Maria Mulroe¬†heads the family practice at Herrington Carmichael LLP¬†and has a ‚Äėsolid reputation‚Äô advising high-net-worth individuals with complex businesses and international assets, as well as handling child law matters. She is often assisted by associates Danielle Bentley¬†and Catherine Currie¬†in assisting clients in all areas of matrimonial and family law matters.

Practice head(s):Maria Mulroe

Other key lawyers:Maria Mulroe; Danielle Bentley; Catherine Currie

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Personal tax, trusts and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Personal tax, trusts and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 3

Herrington Carmichael LLP

Herrington Carmichael LLP's personal tax, trusts and probate practice serves a range of clients including high-net-worth individuals with assets based abroad. In addition to areas such as estate planning and tax, Alexander Mulroe , who joined from Paris Smith LLP, assists elderly and vulnerable clients. Managing partner Frankie Tierney handles a range of disputes involving wills and trusts and undertakes Court of Protection work where mental capacity is in issue. Anthony Tahourdin offers decades of experience in probate and the range of matters affecting high-value estates.

Practice head(s):Alexander Mulroe

Other key lawyers:Frankie Tierney; Anthony Tahourdin; Sonia Dhesi

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Personal tax, trusts and probate: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40
Personal tax, trusts and probate: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40 - ranked: tier 3

Herrington Carmichael LLP

Herrington Carmichael LLP bolstered its private client practice with the recruitment of department head Alexander Mulroe, who previously led the private client practice of Paris Smith LLP. Mulroe brings in complementary expertise in structuring complex cross-border estate planning and experience advising high-net-worth clients on a wide range of tax and succession planning issues. Other key figures in the Wokingham office include Anthony Tahourdin and Robert Syms for contentious matters and Sonia Dhesi, Andrew Smith and Faye Smith are also recommended.

Practice head(s):Alexander Mulroe

Other key lawyers:Anthony Tahourdin; Robert Syms; Sonia Dhesi; Andrew Smith; Faye Smith

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Commercial property: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 2

Herrington Carmichael LLP

Herrington Carmichael LLP's team  is led by Tim Hardesty, who is the relationship manager for many of the group's  key developer clients, especially for residential developments. Daniel York leads on landlord and tenant and secured lending work; the team offers a broad range of transactional and finance skills.

Practice head(s):Tim Hardesty

Other key lawyers:Daniel York; Claire McSorley

Key Clients

Grundon Waste Management

Metro Bank

National Westminster Bank

Work highlights

  • Advised on the freehold interest in a mixed-use multi-let town centre building.
  • Advising in respect of the sale of affordable housing units on a large residential development site.
  • Acted for an offshore company on all aspects of its acquisition of the freehold interest in a development site.
  • Advised on the conditional purchase of two sites for conversion, subject to planning permission, into different usages.
  • Represented the bank on a range of financing matters including in relation to new loans to borrowers for the refinancing of existing lending.

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Property litigation
Property litigation - ranked: tier 4

Herrington Carmichael LLP

Frankie Tierney, who heads up Herrington Carmichael LLP's real estate litigation group, represents clients in particularly complex matters before the High Court, the Technology & Construction Court and the Property Tribunal. Clients include real estate developers, landowners, investors, corporate and commercial entities and private individuals. The firm has a demonstrable record of handling cases of a commercially sensitive nature. Robert Syms is another notable individual in the team.

Practice head(s):Frankie Tierney

Other key lawyers:Robert Syms

Key Clients

Flavia Estates

Care

Work highlights

  • Representing a coach/bus company operating across the South of England in a complex dispute concerning its leased commercial premises whereby alleged breaches placed the client at risk of immediate forfeiture, which would in turn have brought its operations to a halt.
  • Representing private clients in respect of historic discrepancies with the title of their home requiring injunctive proceedings to support claims for ownership via constructive trust and adverse possession to bring about a transfer of the disputed land to the Clients.
  • Representing six commercial tenants of a retail development in a dispute with their Landlord as to excessive service charges and securing substantial reductions.
  • Representing a leading UK based supplier of aggregates and minerals in a complex dispute in respect of significant sums owed to it impacted by a counterclaim asserting amongst other claims, misrepresentation in respect of regulatory waste permits and securing a significant payment plus costs for the client.
  • Representing a leading property management company across 28 separate sites of residential blocks of flats in dealing with issues of breaches of lease, unpaid service charges and removal of disruptive occupiers as and when required.

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