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West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the West Midlands
Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the West Midlands - ranked: tier 3

Hawkins Hatton Corporate Lawyers Limited

Hawkins Hatton Corporate Lawyers Limited is led by founding partner Colin Rodrigues who has extensive experience of all types of corporate transactions. He has particularly experience of advising clients in sectors such as manufacturing, engineering, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and technology.

Practice head(s):Colin Rodrigues


'Very approachable and personable. They make complicated processes far easier to understand by taking you through a step-by-step approach.'

'Hawkins Hatton focuses on providing commercial advice in a timely manner at a sensible price. They focus on corporate matters and don't try to be all things to all people - they stick to what they know they can deliver.'

Key Clients

NFM Group S.A

Alan and Joanne Read

Richard Borlase

Adam Hawley

Rollins Inc


PLAS Mouldings Limited

Coast 2 Coast Limited

Arthur Wiseman

Rinik Pharm Ltd

Work highlights

  • Acted on behalf of NFM Group on its acquisition of the Cannock-based Brock Metal Company.
  • We acted for Ames and Kestrel in their £3m sale to Rollins UK Holdings Limited, a UK subsidiary of a US group.
  • Acted on a £2m MBO for Wiseman Threading Tools Limited.
  • Advised Coast 2 Coast Limited on its acquisition of Ayr St Ives Limited, which owns the Garrack Hotel in St Ives.
  • Acted for Cooga on the takeover of Central Extrusions Limited.
Leading individuals

Colin Rodrigues - Hawkins Hatton Corporate Lawyers Limited

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West Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the West Midlands
Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the West Midlands - ranked: tier 2

Hawkins Hatton Corporate Lawyers Limited

Hawkins Hatton Corporate Lawyers Limited handles seven-figure commericial disputes, advising clients across a range of sectors including manufacturing, engineering, IT and insurance. Managing director and firm founder Harminder Sandhu leads the team, handling major meditation work alongside litigation for key clients. Recent cases handled by the firm include shareholder disputes, property-related matters and product liability issues, as well as wider claims relating to professional negligence.

Practice head(s):Harminder Sandhu


'The Hawkins Hatton team are always very professional while still being friendly and approachable.'

'Harminder Sandhu is extremely professional and on point with all issues.'

'An approachable and supportive team who always respond quickly, often in layman's language and remove the mystique of the legal process.'

'A unique law firm in that you are not only treated as client but a friend. The team is very approachable at any time and are more than happy to give you sensible advice that helps you make sensible decisions before you even engage their services. A fantastic team.'

'Harminder Sandhu is very good with clients, efficient and gets to grips with matters quickly.'

'Harminder Sandhu is meticulous and thorough and represents her client's interests with diligence and determination.'

'Harminder is a true professional in her role and has vast experience in corporate litigation and has always provided very good guidance while still listing to our own concerns and issues.'

Key Clients

Sovereign Risk Management Limited

Siren Furniture Limited

Meridian Metal Trading Limited

Celloglas Limited

GF Simmons Architectural Services

Paul Boland

Masterfreight Limited

Borger UK Limited

Bespoke Global Resourcing Limited

Oxford Blue Ltd

Work highlights

  • Undertook an independent review for Sovereign Risk Management Limited following breach of its data protection policy by an employee.
  • Acted for a client on a shareholder dispute with his brother, featuring serious allegations of unfair prejudice, fraud and misconduct being made on both sides.
  • Acting on behalf of a second defendant in a claim being brought by a wealthy individual in relation to substantial building works on a significant property located on a cliff face in Torquay.
  • Acting on a shareholder dispute between two equal shareholders in a company who are father and son.  A deal was struck whereby the company will buy back the son’s shares. The deal is being implemented by the firm’s corporate department.
  • Acting for Sovereign Risk Management Limited on a claim against a former director/shareholder for breach of restrictive covenants and warranties given in a settlement agreement.

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West Midlands: Real estate

Commercial property: Elsewhere in the West Midlands
Commercial property: Elsewhere in the West Midlands - ranked: tier 3

Hawkins Hatton Corporate Lawyers Limited

Well-known for its secured lending work, Hawkins Hatton Corporate Lawyers Limited handles financing matters for top-tier clients such as Lloyds and HSBC. The 'proactive' firm also advises developers, pension funds and clients in the industrial and retail sectors on development and real estate transactions. The 'outstanding' Colin Rodrigues leads the team. Associate Natasha Bhardwaj left to join Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP's Birmingham office in mid-2018.

Practice head(s):Colin Rodrigues


'Provides a rapid response that has proved invaluable when negotiating'

'All staff are obviously mentored to an extremely high level.'

'A consistent professional and high level service provided across all individuals within the team'

'The firm is very agile and proactive in its approach to client needs. Key strengths are speed of response allied to outstanding client and professional communication, overseen throughout at partner level'

'Colin Rodrigues is very strong in client service and outstanding in communication. He takes personal ownership at a case level and provides oversight throughout the client's journey'

Key Clients

HSBC Bank plc


Lloyds Bank Plc

WMP Contracting Limited

Coast 2 Coast Developments Limited

HSBC Bank Plc

Jerroms Business Solutions Limited

Trustees of the Watson SSAS

Tarjinder Singh

Michael Duffy Partnership

Work highlights

  • Acted on behalf of Coast 2 Coast Developments Limited in its £2.5m acquisition of a company owning hotel accommodation in Cornwall.
  • Acted for HSBC Bank  in its £1.68m lend to acquire a new build unit.
  • Acted for the bank to assist the customer in relation to a facility of £210,000 towards the acquisition of an office building.
  • Acted on behalf of Jerroms Business Solutions in its £377,250 acquisition of new business premises.
  • Acted for the trustee of a pension fund in the sale of pension property for £400,000.

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