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Brethertons LLP

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Banbury, Bicester, Rugby CV21, Rugby CV21

West Midlands: Human resources

Employment - ranked: tier 5

Brethertons LLP

Brethertons LLP  handles both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, and regularly advises on tribunal claims, TUPE regulations, redundancies and transactions. Amy Edwards  leads the team and is notably skilled in restructurings, compliance and transactions. Also recommended is solicitor Hazel Robbins , who is an expert in tribunal proceedings.

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West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant
Personal injury: claimant - ranked: tier 5

Brethertons LLP

Spinal cord injury claims are a hallmark of Brethertons LLP ' practice. Jonathan Rees leads the team and possesses 'the highly technical skills to deal with cases often with complex and difficult medical issues' and has 'a confident manner that instils confidence in his clients and legal team'. He is supported by assistant solicitor Sian Buxton, who has a similar focus on spinal injuries. Alison Goldney moved to Stewarts Law LLP.

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West Midlands: Private client

Family: elsewhere in the West Midlands
Family: elsewhere in the West Midlands - ranked: tier 1

Brethertons LLP

Brethertons LLP  is 'a leading regional firm' with 'a growing and deserved national reputation as specialist family lawyers'. Linda Jones  co-heads the team and is notably strong in advising on divorce-related financial issues. Fellow practice head Simon Craddock  is a an expert in complex children cases and recently advised on a damages claim from a child who had been left in the care of an allegedly unfit parent by the local authority. He also acted on a case on behalf of a child who was wrongfully removed from one of her parents and moved to the USA.  Associate solicitor Rachel Adams  specialises in matrimonial finances and is 'determined', 'intelligent', 'efficient' and 'compassionate'. Associate solicitor Kim Lehal  is an expert on cases involving international child abduction, forced marriages and honour-based violence.

Leading individuals

Linda Jones - Brethertons LLP

Next generation lawyers

Rachel Adams - Brethertons LLP

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Personal tax, trusts and probate
Personal tax, trusts and probate - ranked: tier 4

Brethertons LLP

Brethertons LLP  announced a new practice head in 2017.  Daniel Boylen joined from Knights Professional Services Limited and is an expert in trusts, tax planning, court of protection, wills, estates and elderly care services. He is supported by associate Angela Arkel, who regularly advises on will, trust and probate issues.

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West Midlands: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the West Midlands
Commercial property: elsewhere in the West Midlands - ranked: tier 4

Brethertons LLP

At Brethertons LLP in Rugby, Tom Lawrence  handles a range of work concerning residential leases, development plot sales and office space transactions, advising property investors and land owners alike. Actionlake Properties is a client.

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West Midlands: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Brethertons LLP

Brethertons LLP ’s work in IP focuses on transactional and contractual matters. Brian Auld heads the practice and has notable strengths in software license agreements. Leanne Lawrence is also a key figure with expertise on the IP aspects of transactions.

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