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BTMK Solicitors

MADISON HOUSE, 100 ALEXANDRA ROAD, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, SS1 1HQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01702 339222
Fax:
Fax 01702 331563
Email:
Web:
www.btmk.co.uk

South East: Corporate and commercial

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

BTMK Solicitors

The corporate and commercial practice of BTMK Solicitors covers transactional, commercial contract and joint venture agreement matters for its SME and private client base, especially in relation to the property, healthcare and leisure sectors. Lee Emptage advised Springfield Holdings on its £4.25m share purchase acquisition of a care home. Another highlight was the representation of Sigma Dental during the sale of a dental practice for £1m. Road safety scheme provider NDORS and boxer Conor Benn also received commercial advice. The team in Southend-on-Sea further consists of partners Ian Powell and Sean Callaghan.

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South East: Dispute resolution

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

BTMK Solicitors

The 'thoroughly impressive' litigation team at BTMK Solicitors 'goes from strength to strength' by 'providing clear advice' and being 'very accessible and client-friendly'. Focus areas include contractual, shareholder and professional negligence litigation and mediation. Recent highlights include a partnership and shareholder dispute between an individual and a property management company concerning several completed projects and the retrieval of repatriation monies, which resulted in a five-day trial. It was handled by the 'commercially focused' Nitin Khandhia, who also enforced a Californian arbitration award in the High Court for client Voltage Pictures regarding a $435,000 film and distribution rights dispute with an English company. The 'straight-talking' Adam Fleming acted for the owner of a jewellery business in a claim against her former partner via a freezing injunction, after he had removed sums in excess of £300,000. Employment litigation partner Fiona McAnaw is another key member of the team. Solicitor Nadia Fabri joined from Pinney Talfourd LLPin January 2018.

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South East: Insurance

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

BTMK Solicitors

The clinical negligence team at BTMK Solicitors in Southend-on-Sea covers the whole range of settlement values, from fast-track work to catastrophic claims, including maternity and brain injury, as well as surgical error and fatal claims. Co-director Johanne Turner, senior solicitor Ruth Hemingway and fast-track solicitor Shefa Begum are the key practitioners.

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

BTMK Solicitors

BTMK Solicitors' personal injury department in Southend handles both multi- and fast-track matters, including work and road traffic accident and public liability claims, as well as cases concerning criminal abuse and fatalities. The practice also offers rehabilitation and Court of Protection support. Director Johanne Turner and senior solicitor Ruth Hemingway are the key practitioners for complex injury cases, while solicitor Shefa Begum works on fast-track matters. Managing director Alan Bacon is continuing to support the team in his new counsel role from April 2018 onwards.

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South East: Real estate

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

BTMK Solicitors

BTMK Solicitors' commercial property team offers 'an excellent all-round service' with 'clear and thorough advice' and 'good response times'. Its range of expertise covers transactions, property management advice, landlord and tenant disputes, and commercial leases, as well as right to light matters. 'Efficient and knowledgeable' partner Lee Emptage represented Brelfin in the £1.2m acquisition and refinancing of a mixed-use property, and also assisted a high-net-worth individual with the refinance of his £3m property portfolio with Handelsbanken. M & R Bowman, Sandhurst New Homes, Venture Capital Associates and South Essex College are all active clients. Clients further recommend partner Ian Powell, whose 'commercial property knowledge is second to none', and solicitor Beau Borg. Partner Sean Callaghan is another key contact for transactions.

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