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South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Essex
Corporate and commercial: Essex - ranked: tier 4

BTMK Solicitors

The 'excellent' commercial team at BTMK Solicitors handles ongoing advisory work and M&A for corporate clients.  Lee Emptage has experience in dealing with high-value purchase sales and Ian Powell in Southend is another key contact. Partner and co-head of the practice group Sean Callaghan has left to join Palmers.

Practice head(s):Lee Emptage

Other key lawyers:Ian Powell


'BTMK have great depth across the whole range of legal matters and have always given excellent services. Lee Emptage and Nitin Khandia have both exhibited clear knowledge on matters and present their thoughts in a concise way.'

Work highlights

  • Advised a reality TV star on advertising regulations.
  • Acted in an acquisition in the millions of pounds.

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South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Essex
Commercial litigation: Essex - ranked: tier 3

BTMK Solicitors

'Completely on top of its game', the commercial department at BTMK Solicitors impresses clients and counsel alike in employment-related issues, high-value property litigation relating to developments and contested land, and contract matters. Joint practice heads Adam Fleming and Fiona Mcanaw have experience advising private clients on medium-value liability claims, and managing partner Nitin Khandhia has over 15 years of litigation experience and has represented a roster of corporate clients.

Practice head(s):Adam Fleming; Fiona Mcanaw

Other key lawyers:Nitin Khandhia


'Adam Fleming is a pleasure to work with; he is attuned to the clients' needs and deals with cases in an astute and commercially sensible way.'

'Nothing seems too much trouble for the team at BTMK. The clients get great service from highly experienced litigators who have strength in depth so there is always good cover from the smallest to the biggest problem.'

Key Clients


UHY Hacker Young

Begbies Traynor

Dorgan Estates

Fairfield BMW

FRP Advisory

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South East: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant
Clinical negligence: claimant - ranked: tier 3

BTMK Solicitors

The clinical negligence practice group at BTMK Solicitors deals with a range of matters from catastrophic claims to serious brain injury. The team includes Johanne Turner, who has experience in handling back and spinal injuries. Ruth Hemingway is rated as an 'extremely knowledgeable' solicitor.

Practice head(s):Johanne Turner

Other key lawyers:Ruth Hemingway 

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Personal injury: claimant
Personal injury: claimant - ranked: tier 3

BTMK Solicitors

Southend-based BTMK Solicitors' personal injury team services clients across a range of matters from low-value claims to catastrophic claims involving significant settlements. Johanne Turner has a particular focus on brain injury cases, as does Alan Bacon, who also handles clinical negligence matters.

Practice head(s):Alan John Bacon; Johanne Emma Turner

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Essex
Commercial property: Essex - ranked: tier 3

BTMK Solicitors

The three partner commercial property team at BTMK Solicitors handles the full range of real estate matters, with a focus on landlord and tenant and commercial leases, advising a range of medium to high net worth clients. Rayleigh based Lee Emptage is 'always very quick to grasp and deal with the necessary problem' and has led on high-value transactions and acquisitions, most notably a £6.5m refinancing matter for Heritage Rocks Group.

Practice head(s):Ian Powell; Sean Callaghan; Lee Emptage


'The team at BTMK have an excellent level of clarity on all aspects of commercial property. We have instructed the firm on several transactions, and they have always delivered.'

'The real estate team have always been efficient, attentive and informative at all times. Their understanding of every topic raised has always been satisfied with competent answers and covered in full.'

Work highlights

  • Our team acted in relation to the £6.5m refinancing of 5 companies within the Heritage Rocks Group including 3 prestigious commercial properties.
  • The firm acted on behalf of the client involving a simultaneous refinancing with 3 separate lenders.

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