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Solicitors in Bishop’s Stortford

Our team of friendly and approachable solicitors in Bishop’s Stortford offer a broad range of legal services and exceptional customer service to individuals and businesses across Hertfordshire.

We are proud to be a part of your community. From solving your legal issues reliably and cost-effectively to supporting local charities, clubs and organisations, we never miss an opportunity to provide a helping hand.

Get in touch for some initial advice or to set up a meeting with an expert member of our team.

    Bishops Stortford Office The Folly, 18 Hadham Road, Bishop's Stortford, UK @51.8729318,0.15745409999999538

Directions

Conveniently located near Bishop’s Stortford town centre, you can easily reach us on foot, by car or by public transport.

Getting to us by car

Our office is based on Hadham Road in central Bishop’s Stortford. There is parking nearby at the Northgate End carpark and the Causeway car park which are both around a 4-minute walk from our offices.

Getting to us by bus

There are a number of bus stops of Hadham Road, including two stops directly outside our office which are served by the numbers 20, 27, 28, 311, 351 and 386.

Getting to us by train

We are just a 13-minute walk from Bishop’s Stortford railway station. You can also catch the number 386 bus from the nearby Dane Street Interchange stop to the North Street stop directly opposite our offices.

Accessibility

We are an inclusive law firm with the aim of creating a welcoming environment for every single one of our clients. If you have any disabilities or individual needs, please do not hesitate to get in touch for a confidential discussion with a member of our team and we will take all possible steps to make accommodations.

Our services for individuals in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire

Residential property

Our residential property and conveyancing solicitors are members of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS). Our expertise includes:

  • Buying and selling property
  • Residential leases
  • New build conveyancing
  • Buy to let conveyancing and property investment
  • Landlord and tenant advice
  • Transfer of Equity
  • Gifting property and Deeds of Gift

Wills and probate

We offer a broad range of Wills and probate services, helping clients plan for the future and ensuring their final wishes are respected. Our expertise includes:

  • Making a Will
  • Probate and estate administration
  • Trusts
  • Tax planning
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection
  • Disputed Wills and contentious probate

Amongst our team, Liz Middleton is a member of the Private Client Section of the Law Society and Gerry Smith, is a qualified member of STEP (the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners).

Family law

Our team includes dedicated family law specialists who can provide professional support and guidance across all family related legal matters, including:

  • Separation and divorce
  • Financial and property
  • Children matters
  • Domestic abuse
  • Child care proceedings
  • Cohabiting couples
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Change of name deeds
  • Collaborative family law

We have Law Society accreditations in Family Law and Children Law for our expertise. Amongst our friendly team,s Shalini Subherwal and Reza Sabzevari are members of Resolution and Reza is also an accredited children’s representative.

Criminal law and regulatory breach

Being accused of or charged with a criminal offence is a distressing experience, but you do not have to go through it alone. Accredited by the Law Society in Criminal Litigation, our criminal defence solicitors will focus on protecting your legal rights and defending your liberty and reputation.

No matter what you are accused of, whether it be an assault, a driving offence, white collar crime, or other offence, with our assistance you have the best possible chance of being released without charge or acquitted at court.

Motoring and driving offences

If found responsible for a driving offence, you could face a variety of consequences, including points on your licence, a driving ban, or even a prison sentence for the most serious offences.

Our driving offence solicitors understand the impact conviction could have on your life. We will take all possible steps to minimise the consequences, including providing advice on what we can do to try to reduce or avoid any driving ban.

Employment law for employees

Whether you are facing problems at work or you are simply looking for some advice about your workplace and contract, our employment law solicitors are here to provide practical advice and support for you. Our expertise includes:

  • Contractual issues and review
  • Discrimination
  • Grievances and disciplinary hearings
  • Dismissal – unfair, constructive and wrongful dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Settlement Agreements / Compromise Agreements
  • Equal pay
  • Harassment, bullying and victimisation
  • TUPE (Transfer of undertakings)
  • Acas conciliation and Employment Tribunal proceedings

Debt recovery

Being owed money is a frustrating experience. As well as the injustice of not being given what you are entitled to, it is common for debt to have a knock-on effect, causing financial difficulties for you as well as your debtor.

We have a strong track record for helping clients to recover as much of their money as possible without incurring disproportionate costs along the way. Our expertise includes:

  • Robust and effective Letters Before Action / Letters of Claim
  • Pre-action negotiations – we are able to satisfactorily settle the vast majority of debt cases by this stage
  • County Court Money Claims
  • Enforcing County Court Judgments
  • Bankruptcy and winding up proceedings for insolvent debtors

Litigation

We can advise and help you take action on all types of civil dispute and disagreement, including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Debt recovery and enforcement
  • Challenging Wills and contentious probate
  • Employment law
  • Neighbour disputes
  • Landlord and tenant and other residential property disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Defending civil claims

Our services for businesses in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire

Commercial property

Whether an investment opportunity or the perfect premises for your business, commercial property transactions tend to be highly valuable, requiring the services of specialist commercial property solicitors. Our expertise includes:

  • Acquisitions and disposals of commercial property
  • Business relocation and expansion
  • Commercial landlord and tenant law
  • Land and property development
  • Licenced premises

Corporate and commercial

We have a wide range of corporate and commercial law expertise designed to suit your individual needs and achieve your business goals. Our expertise includes:

  • Company formations
  • Shareholder Agreements and Joint Ventures
  • Company sales and purchases
  • Directors duties and responsibilities Partnerships and LLPs
  • Employment law
  • Agency and Distribution Agreements
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Commercial contracts
  • Terms and conditions of trading
  • Commercial litigation

Employment law for employers

Keeping up with your responsibilities as an employer is a business in itself. With us by your side, you will never fall behind, minimising the risk of disputes arising. We can provide you with specialist contract drafting and review services and policy and procedure advice, as well as helping with contentious employment matters, including:

  • Settlement Agreements / Compromise Agreements
  • Grievance and disciplinary proceedings
  • Discrimination claims
  • Dismissal claims and redundancy
  • Equal pay
  • Harassment, bullying and victimisation claims
  • TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings) and organisation
  • Acas conciliation and Employment Tribunal proceedings

Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Our commercial litigation and dispute resolution solicitors can help you manage risk and work swiftly and efficiently to resolve your business’s disputes. Our expertise includes:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Commercial property disputes
  • Construction and building contract disputes
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Debt recovery and insolvency
  • Representation in all courts, including the county courts, High Court and the Land Tribunal

Notary services in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire

Our team includes Gerry Smith, a qualified Notary Public with expertise helping clients across Bishop’s Stortford, and the wider Hertfordshire and Essex area.


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