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Trethowans LLP

Work 01202 673071
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07602 POOLE

Trethowans is a leading law firm in the South of England providing a comprehensive range of services for businesses and individual clients.

The firm: On the commercial side, it represents international and national household brand names, owner-managed businesses, entrepreneurs, banks, insurers and major regional employers across the UK. When acting for individuals, it represents entrepreneurs, local families, landowners, property developers and trustees among others.

Trethowans at a glance: Trethowans is a UK top-150 law firm and has been in existence for over 150 years with a team of over 200 people, including 35 partners. It has offices in Southampton, Salisbury and Poole. Commercial clients include household names such as Ladbrokes plc, Endsleigh Insurance Services, Jewson (part of the Saint Gobain Group), Pizza Hut, Garmin (Europe) Limited and Rowanmoor Group plc. The firm handled personal injury and clinical negligence claims with a combined value of over £30m last year. The firm's commercial property team also handled numerous multimillion-pound deals last year. The private client lawyers provide expertise in the area of inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning and, as a niche specialism, cross-border tax for individuals.

Types of work undertaken: Commercial property: the team handles all aspects of property portfolio work across a range of sectors throughout the UK, and is nationally recognised for its pension property work.

Licensing: nationally recognised for advising on all commercial and regulatory aspects including betting, gaming, alcohol, entertainment licensing and copyright.

Employment: advises international, national and regional employers on all aspects of employment law including TUPE, restrictive covenants, discrimination and immigration issues.

Corporate and commercial: a leading regional practice with extensive experience in relation to all types of corporate transactional work and commercial agreements.

Banking and finance: acts for institutional lenders and corporate borrowers on a full range of finance arrangements.

Restructuring and insolvency: the team has extensive experience in restructuring and insolvency-related issues.

Litigation and debt recovery: the team specialises in company and commercial issues, construction/building, property and professional negligence disputes as well as health and safety and regulatory compliance.

Personal injury: the claimant team works with individuals, specialising in high-value claims and receives the majority of its work from recommendations. The defendant team acts for foreign and domestic insurance companies, self-insuring businesses and private individuals from small value to multimillion-pound cases.

Private client, family, agriculture and rural property, and residential property: the group comprises the teams that advise individual clients covering wills, trusts, tax planning and lasting powers of attorney; family and relationship advice; agriculture and rural property; and residential conveyancing.

  • Number of UK partners: 35
  • Number of other UK fee-earners: 71
  • Total staff: 212
  • Breakdown of work %

  • Corporate: 16
  • Finance: 9
  • Litigation: 31
  • Property: 29
  • Other: 15

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