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Hibberts LLP

144 NANTWICH ROAD, CREWE, CW2 6BG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01270 215117
Fax:
Fax 01270 500494
DX:
708510 CREWE 5
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www.hibberts.com

North West: Human resources

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 6

Hibberts LLP

The team at Hibberts LLP  acts for both employers and employees and does claimant and respondent work in the employment tribunal and EAT. Highlights included advising a manufacturing business on its collective redundancy consultation and processes as well as on the closure of a UK site and its relocation abroad. The ‘extremely professional’ Camille Renaudon  provides ‘very clear advice, has a high knowledge of employment law and is excellent at managing clients’ expectations’.

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North West: Private client

Agriculture and estates
Agriculture and estates - ranked: tier 1

Hibberts LLP

Michael Ward  heads the department at Hibberts LLP  following Edward Nutting's departure. The department is known for its specialist skills in transactions where there is unregistered title and is adept at advising on other matters such as tax planning, options and all types of tenancies, licenses and occupation agreements. The practice also advises on easements, wayleaves, above ground installations and on mineral rights. Highlights included acting for numerous major farming/dairy operators and organisations in relation to their farming businesses and on their diversification needs, and handling complex succession cases for both landlord and tenants. Ward acted in a high-value Inheritance Act claim in the High Court with attendant satellite litigation that revolved around land swaps and the removal of hostile trustees. David Young has retired.

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Charities and not-for-profit
Charities and not-for-profit - ranked: tier 3

Hibberts LLP

Michael Young heads the department at Hibberts LLP. The group specialises in complex charity and unregistered conveyancing. In these matters it is assisted by the firm's agriculture and commercial property departments.

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Family
Family - ranked: tier 5

Hibberts LLP

Hibberts LLP fields a ‘reliable and sensible team of matrimonial solicitors that deliver an excellent service’. Chartered legal executive Ian Hamilton-Fey is a ‘very safe pair of hands and is marvellous with clients’. The team advises on the full array of matters with particular expertise in property and financial issues. It routinely deals with complex matters that affect its agricultural client base including dealing with partnerships, land, assets and family trusts. Solicitor Tony Dimelow  is known for his work in care proceedings.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate
Personal tax, trusts and probate - ranked: tier 4

Hibberts LLP

Hibberts LLP  advises on all aspects of probate and court of protection work as well as on complex trust matters and personal lifetime income tax issues under the leadership of the ‘knowledgeable’ Anne Walley . Walley has a particular interest in dealing with the administration of estates. The team works closely with the agricultural department and also does a significant amount of contentious probate work including advising on complex testamentary capacity issues and on Inheritance Act claims.

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North West: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the North West
Commercial property: elsewhere in the North West - ranked: tier 3

Hibberts LLP

Hibberts LLP is regularly instructed by local landlords and tenants commercial leases, surrenders and lease extensions. It is also active on commercial property transactions and has advised on a number of promotion agreements and option agreements. It also operates closely with the firm’s corporate department to advise on real estate matters linked with corporate transactions. Carolyn Brooksbank is the department head.

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