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Mundays LLP

400 DASHWOOD LANG ROAD, WEYBRIDGE, KT15 2HJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01932 590500
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Fax 01932 590220
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156970 COBHAM-2
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www.mundays.co.uk
LONDON, Surrey

South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Corporate and commercial: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 1

Mundays LLP

Mundays LLP  is highlighted for its 'efficient teamwork and transparent pricing.' The team, which is headed by Neale Andrews , is 'excellent to deal with - much better value than London firms and just as good'. It acts for national and international clients from sectors ranging from real estate and logistics to healthcare and life sciences, including Concordia International, Drakes Restaurant group and Sodexo. It handles the gamut of corporate M&A and commercial mandates including the purchase of franchise businesses, share buybacks, joint ventures and restructurings. David Irwin, who is 'wonderfully commercial and understands people', is noted for his strategic advice particularly in relation to cross-border deals. Mark Andrew 's expertise extends to financing and private equity deals and 'excellent corporate lawyer' Alex Young is praised for his client-handling skills.

Leading individuals

David Irving - Mundays LLP

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South East: Dispute resolution

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

Mundays LLP

Mundays LLP's team is highly regarded and is led by the 'excellent' Joseph Kean, who has over two decades of experience in litigation and arbitration, together with Oliver Jackson. The team's recent work includes handling complex litigation, often involving an overseas party, concerning real estate, defective products, and shareholder issues, as well as international arbitration. It counts Flex Connectors, Icegrade, NCMT, Octagon Developments and Politics Direct among its clients.

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South East: Finance

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Mundays LLP

Mundays LLP fields a 'very good' team of lawyers that includes Gemma James, who is 'very approachable, competent and fully up to speed with clients' requirements'. Other key figures include Mark Andrew, who has wide-ranging development finance experience; Neale Andrews, whose clients include Stonegate Homes; and James Lawrence. The team acts for a range of institutional lenders, as well as alternative capital providers and corporate borrowers. Andrew brings dual UK and US qualified expertise, enabling the firm to handle a steady flow of transatlantic mandates.

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South East: Human resources

Employment: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Employment: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 1

Mundays LLP

At Mundays LLP, the team provides 'customer service that is outstanding compared to others in the market'. The 'extremely effective and proactive' Andrew Knorpel leads a team that handles matters including complex sexual and disability discrimination, dismissals, redundancies and pensions, frequently involving tribunal hearings. It also assists clients with data protection issues. Key members of the group include partner Fiona McAllister and Sophie Banks; the latter joined the team in August 2017. Clients include ACS International School, ChannelAdvisor UK,  Habib Bank and MiTAC Europe.

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South East: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate
Contentious trusts and probate - ranked: tier 2

Mundays LLP

Mundays LLP attracts praise for its 'brilliant service, excellent attention to detail and thoroughness', with Julie Man singled out for her 'attention to detail and great customer service'. The contentious probate practice handles a wide range of high-stakes disputes, often involving cross-border matters. Stephen Morris has retired.

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Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 1

Mundays LLP

Led by Miranda Green, Mundays LLP‚Äôs team is ‚Äėefficient, professional, considerate and personable with excellent knowledge in the area of family law‚Äô. It assists clients with high-value financial matters as well as children law issues, especially those with cross-jurisdictional complications and matters involving overseas assets. It also advises on nuptial agreements, tax and pension advice and its team includes mediators and collaboratively trained practitioners. Judith Fitton‚Äôs expertise ranges from financial investigations, including those relating to overseas assets to assisting cohabitees following relationship breakdowns. Collaborative lawyer Sarah Duckworth¬†is a trained mediator and is appreciated for ‚Äėrecommending the best approach to take at all times while being kind and considerate during stressful times‚Äô. Rachel Lemon¬†is also noted for her private law children and financial disputes expertise.

Leading individuals

Judith Fitton - Mundays LLP

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

Mundays LLP

Mundays LLP fields a team of 'knowledgeable and empathetic' solicitors. It handles the full range of private client services including tax planning, estate administration, and complex trusts matters. It has expertise in advising on international tax matters and assets in overseas jurisdictions. Julie Man, who has 'incredible attention to detail and patience', heads the private wealth team. Sarah Noake is another key team member. Stephen Morris has retired.

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Commercial property: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 1

Mundays LLP

The 'excellent' team at Mundays LLP, which is led by Michael Nixon, provides 'a London quality of service at a provincial cost and offers a superb service'. The team  is a popular choice due to its expertise in commercial, residential and retail matters and related financing. It is particularly active in the hotel and leisure sectors and in recent work is advising a real estate developer on all aspects of the development of a 300-room hotel complex. The team is also assisting well-known clients with mandates including secured lending linked to properties in the UK and commercial lease renewals. Kevin Healy and Victor Barker are 'particularly strong in all aspects of development site acquisitions, sales, and in negotiating complex agreements with land owners and other parties' and Gemma James' broad expertise includes conventional and Islamic finance. Gavin Partridge, who made partner in August 2017, has broad expertise in the property space, including in landlord and tenant matters. Stephen Morris has retired.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 4

Mundays LLP

Mundays LLP's track record includes advising developers, tenants, lenders and contractors throughout the project lifecycle, and maintains a strong client base of corporate and high net-worth clients across the South East region. Pippa Beesley joined Bevan Brittan LLP in 2017.

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Property litigation
Property litigation - ranked: tier 1

Mundays LLP

Mundays LLP provides 'a great level of service', with clients singling out 'the forensic detail in which the claims are approached and the dynamic nature in which the team responds to claims changing direction' as particular strengths. The practice acts for a large roster of housebuilder and developer clients, as well as a number of retailers such as TM Lewin, on the full range of real estate and construction issues. Recent work includes disputes relating to rights of way, rights of light, adverse possession, boundary issues and restrictive covenants. Recommended are James Picknell, who has 'an unparalleled attention to detail, remains focused on the overall strategy and keeps clients fully informed at all times'; and Nick Martyn, whose expertise includes insolvency-related property issues. Stephen Morris has retired.

Leading individuals

James Picknell - Mundays LLP

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