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Adams & Remers

TRINITY HOUSE, SCHOOL HILL, LEWES, BN7 2NN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01273 480616
Fax:
Fax 01273 480618
DX:
3100 LEWES-1
Email:
Web:
www.adamsandremers.com
Lewes, London

South East: Dispute resolution

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

Adams & Remers (Lewes)

Adams & Remers is well-versed in contractual disputes, director and shareholder matters, regulatory mandates and partnership disputes. As well as having extensive experience in high court disputes, the team also has expertise in alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration and mediation. Clients include Four Marketing, Cornhill Capital, Graham Care Group and Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils. Andrew Pawlik is the practice leader and is noted for his experience in property litigation disputes.

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South East: Private client

Agriculture and estates
Agriculture and estates - ranked: tier 3

Adams & Remers (Lewes)

Adams & Remers has recently advised on a number of option and promotion agreements, and is increasingly acting for local authorities on the sale of amenity land. The firm also handles work in relation to landed estates, farming partnerships, viticulture and listed property, and has increasingly advised new and existing clients on refinancing matters. Practice head Katherine Haslam has notable expertise in dealing with large-scale estates, and Robin Illingworth is the other key individual.

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Contentious trusts and probate
Contentious trusts and probate - ranked: tier 3

Adams & Remers (Lewes)

The ‘effective and professional’ team at Adams & Remers is ‘well able to handle high-quality work, always remaining unruffled by any developments in litigation’. The ‘extremely knowledgeableLloyd Junor heads the practice, which advises on challenges to will validity, claims for reasonable provision from an estate, financial abuse investigations and breach of trust claims. The ‘flexible, pragmatic and personableAshton Davies is the other name to note.

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Personal tax, trust and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Personal tax, trust and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 2

Adams & Remers (Lewes)

Adams & Remers is ‘renowned for its specialism in this field’. Key areas of strength for the Lewes-based practice include advising high-net-worth individuals and their families on succession planning, high-value estate management and personal tax compliance matters. The team’s expertise also covers a range of private client matters including tax planning, probate and complex will drafting. Its client roster includes families with landed estates and business owners in the South East and London. Francis Nation Dixon is recommended for trusts issues; tax expert Simon Mitchell and estate planning specialist Rose Macfarlane are other names of note. Former head of department Christopher Walker left the firm to join Thomson Snell & Passmore in July 2017 and tax manager Richard Mencner joined in 2016 from private bank Hoare & Co.

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Commercial property: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 3

Adams & Remers (Lewes)

The ‘well-respected’ team at Adams & Remers has a fine reputation for commercial property matters including pension fund work and landlord and tenant issues. In 2016 the firm handled multiple property finance matters, and handled land development deals, freehold and leasehold matters and property portfolio management issues. The firm’s specialist care home team regularly handles care home acquisitions and disposals. Clients include businesses, property developers and lenders; clients hail from the healthcare, retail and public sectors, among others. Katherine Haslam leads the department and focuses on agricultural and commercial rural estate mandates; she is ably assisted by senior partner Robin Illingworth, an expert in advising healthcare sector clients on option agreements, and Joanna Clark, who is ‘extremely knowledgeable and efficient’ and specialises in commercial landlord and tenant matters.

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