Managing Partner: Stephen Ramsden
Number of partners: 18
GA Solicitors is an innovative law firm with more than 200 years of heritage and expertise. The firm invests heavily into its people through training, development, staff benefits and ongoing recruitment. Its vision is to Rise: Resolve, Innovate, Serve and Excel. This is clear across its seven core departments and its numerous specialist teams, all of which have a strong focus on client service and providing added-value. A recent million pound investment into its office and IT facilities means it provides a modern office environment and the latest technology to support efficient and flexible working. GA Solicitors has an outstanding CSR record, supporting some 25 charities and organisations locally and nationally.
PRINCIPLE AREAS OF WORK
Company Commercial: The firm’s established commercial team is ranked in Chambers and specialises in mergers and acquisitions, partnership and shareholder agreements, company formations and articles of association, joint ventures, reconstructions and insolvency.
Commercial Property: GA has one of the largest dedicated commercial property teams in Plymouth. The experienced team is ranked in Chambers and includes specialists offering advice on commercial landlord and tenant law, development land acquisition, leases, property and asset finance and property sales and purchases.
Employment: The employment team advises businesses and senior level employees on all aspects of employment law, working with major employers across the region and beyond.
Dispute Resolution: The firm’s dispute resolution department includes a number of specialist teams including property litigation, contentious probate, business disputes and landlord and tenant.
Family: GA’s family team is ranked highly in Chambers and includes a number of individually ranked lawyers, all highlighted as specialists in this field of law.
Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence: Acting solely on behalf of claimants, GA’s personal injury team has recovered compensation for thousands of victims, totalling millions of pounds. Specialisms within the team include: asbestos and industrial disease and medical accidents.
Residential Conveyancing: The firm’s award-winning residential team is one of the largest in the city and undertakes all residential work including sales, purchases, transfers of equity, mortgages and specialist trust work.
Wills, Trusts & Probate: This department undertakes a variety of private client work, such as trusts and tax planning, will writing and probate, and is ranked band one in Chambers High Net Worth.
The firm continually looks to attract and retain the best in legal talent. Each year the firm recruits at least two trainees and is always open to the recruitment of individuals and teams in specialist areas of the law. Further details can be found at www.joinGA.me.uk