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Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP

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South East: Corporate and commercial

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

Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP

The corporate team of Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP handles business transactions, start-up matters, commercial contracts, and franchise and licensing work, as well as financings and restructurings. An ongoing highlight is the commercial contract advice provided to a pharmaceutical company, involving trusts, suppliers and public procurement proceedings. Mark Deans in Billericay, as well as Wendy Cole and Fiona Colwell in Westcliff-on-Sea, make up the core team of partners.

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South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Essex
Commercial litigation: Essex - ranked: tier 4

Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP

The 'strong' litigation practice at Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP's Westcliff-on-Sea office covers court, tribunal and mediation proceedings, as well as round-table meetings. The team gained experience in commercial supply, public procurement, debt recovery, insolvency, shareholder and asset disputes. Recent highlights include a seven-figure debt recovery claim, which also concerns a fraud action, brought by the firm's client against GE. The team further represented a cleaning company in a dispute with a sleeping shareholder regarding its business restructuring plans. 'Good strategic thinker' Fiona Colwell 'has an excellent manner with clients and focuses on their interests'. Lorraine Lancaster is the second key partner in the practice.

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South East: Human resources

Employment: Essex
Employment: Essex - ranked: tier 3

Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP

The employment practice at Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP covers both contentious and non-contentious matters for clients in the healthcare, insurance and recruitment sectors, including documentation drafting, TUPE transfers, employee exit packages, restrictive covenants and tribunal claims. Key client TBS GB Telematic & Biomedical Services receives ongoing employment law support, while Runwood Homes and Thames News Services were also represented in 2017. Associate solicitor Hayley Dear is the key practitioner, with support from assistant solicitor Ana James-Pittau, litigation partner Fiona Colwell and legal executive Polly Plant.

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South East: Private client

Family: Essex
Family: Essex - ranked: tier 3

Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP

Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP's family practice is best known for acting in divorce, cohabitation and financial remedy proceedings, advising on other financial applications, and drafting pre-nuptial agreements, as well as handling private law children, domestic abuse, adoption, child abduction and special guardianship matters. In a recent highlight, the team successfully represented a husband in financial remedy proceedings, which were complicated by a High Court Chancery Division action concerning a property portfolio and fishing lake that the client owned. Partner Christopher Wall, senior associate Melanie Steeples and associate Lauren Larkin are the main contacts.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex
Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex - ranked: tier 3

Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP

The private client practice at Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP in Westcliff-on-Sea and Billericay covers wills, trusts and estates, inheritance tax planning, and lasting powers of attorney, as well as matters involving elderly clients and the Court of Protection. Recent highlights include the estate administration for a deceased farmer who left two farms, one trust and a range of other assets, which involved relief claim negotiations with HMRC, as well as the representation of a client who made an application to reseal a grant of probate issued in Queensland, Australia. Partner Caroline Cole and senior associate Lee Hibell are the names to note.

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South East: Real estate

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

Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP

Transactions, landlord and tenant matters, option agreements, joint ventures, developments, investments, finance security and mortgaging are some of the areas that Paul Robinson Solicitors LLP's commercial property team engages in. Recent highlights include Mark Deans' representation of an investor during the £8m refinancing of two commercial freehold sites through a separate lender, as well as the advice provided to different clients concerning the ten-year renewal of two leases applying to adjoining industrial units. Partners Sam Robinson  and Wendy Cole, who are based in Westcliff-on-Sea, and assistant solicitor Katherine Butler in Billericay are other names to note.

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