Senior Partner: Simon Deans
Number of partners: 15
Other lawyers: 48
Business Immigration: Chris Brazier
Commercial Property: Alison Taylor
Corporate & Commercial: Alex Zachary
Criminal Law: Jonothan Moss
Dispute Resolution: Matthew Brandis
Employment: Jo Davis
Environment: Alex Zachary
Family: Sue Andrews
Private Client: Lucy Wood
Public Notary: David Wilkinson
Real Estate Litigation: Matthew Brandis
Residential Property: Martina Razaq
Technology & IP: Alex Zachary
THE FIRM B P Collins LLP is an award-winning lifecycle law firm based in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. Teams of legal experts provide advice and support across a range of corporate and commercial, employment, real estate, dispute resolution, family law and wills, trusts and probate matters. Celebrating more than 50 years, the firm has built its reputation by guiding people and businesses through each stage of their lifecycle. Its lawyers are dedicated to delivering the best legal advice through solving problems, managing risk and adding value. Lexcel accredited, it is the firm’s lawyers’ personal commitment and enduring relationships with clients, whether a business or private individual, that lead to an outstanding service.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Corporate & Commercial: 14%
Dispute Resolution: 24%
Private Client: 13%
Real Estate: 23%
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Corporate & Commercial:
A major presence within the Thames Valley region acting for successful entrepreneurs, growing businesses, inward investors and mid-tier, national and international corporates. Specialist knowledge includes the waste management, food, technology and pharmaceutical sectors.
Handling a diverse caseload within core areas of corporate support, business immigration advice, employment rights, contracts, executive terminations, partnership disputes, discrimination and dismissal claims, protection of confidentiality and business transfers. Clients rely on the team to negotiate high value exit packages and in pursuing complex litigation through the courts.
Sizable team of several experts in their field and qualified mediators. The team’s diversity of expertise ensures a track-record of winning cases across the range of courts. The team also offers advice regarding all commercial contract disputes, professional negligence claims, IP and IT disputes, factoring and trade finance, fraud and insolvency.
Wills, Trusts & Probate:
In-depth knowledge of estate planning, probate and trusts, which increasingly encompasses international tax work to include offshore trusts. A strong reputation for handling contentious probate and inheritance matters. The practice enhances its commitment to clients with a trust administration service and advice on issues affecting the elderly.
Skilled and respected team comprising members of resolution, committed to a constructive approach to resolving family matters. Breadth of experience includes advising high net worth clients on their foreign assets, pensions and pre-nuptial agreements and high profile divorce cases.
Expertise in commercial and residential property matters including development and investment, secured lending, sales and leasebacks, joint ventures, agricultural and trust-related work. The team advises on environmental law’s impact on property ownership and transactions with dedicated property litigation support.