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Managing Partners: Richard Gvero, Chris Pease
Number of Partners: 10
Number of Solicitors: 16
Associates: 8

Contacts:
Commercial Property:
Rachael Spalton
Tel: 01992 305215
Email: [email protected]
Company & Commercial: Michael Budd
Tel: 01992 305234
Email: [email protected]
Dispute Resolution: John Wiblin
Tel: 01992 305252
Email: [email protected]
Employment: Richard Gvero
Tel: 01992 305210
Email: [email protected]
Family Law: Tracey Dargan
Tel: 01992 305203
Email: [email protected]
Private Client: Richard Horwood
Tel: 01992 305223
Email: [email protected]
Property Litigation: John Wagstaffe
Tel: 01992 305201
Email: [email protected]
Residential Property: Chris Pease
Tel: 01992 305225
Email: [email protected]

Firm Overview:
Longmores Solicitors is a progressive firm of specialist solicitors renowned for its professional yet personal service that has been advising businesses and individuals for over 200 years. Longmores work with businesses across numerous industry sectors from market leaders to smaller enterprises on all aspects of their commercial matters including company formation, mergers and acquisitions, contracts and agreements, intellectual property, employment, disputes, commercial property and rural land. Longmores also help individuals and families to buy and sell homes, resolve disputes, with employment related issues, divorce, relationships and children issues, and with their wills, powers of attorney, trusts and inheritance matters.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Commercial Property:

2 partners and 2 solicitors based in Hertford
All aspects of commercial property transactions including acquisition and disposal of business premises; property development agreements; promotion and option agreements (including overage); business leases; and landlord and tenant advice. The team has a specialism in dealing with rural land transactions.

Company & Commercial:
2 partners and 3 solicitors based in Hertford
Acting for corporate and commercial clients across numerous industry sectors. The firm’s expertise includes business sales and purchases; mergers and acquisitions; company formations, group reorganisations and restructurings; joint ventures; shareholders’ agreements; fundraising and investments share buybacks; share option schemes; corporate governance and compliance, commercial contracts; software licensing, IT service and outsourcing agreements; intellectual property; partnerships and LLP agreements.

Dispute Resolution:
1 partner and 2 solicitors based in Hertford
Most aspects of commercial litigation (and some private litigation) are undertaken. The team has higher courts advocacy expertise and includes a mediator and an arbitrator. Specialist experience of search orders and other emergency remedies is offered. The team has significant expertise in matters involving the recruitment industry.

Employment:
1 partner and 1 solicitor based in Hertford
The team deals with all aspects of employment law for businesses and individuals, contentious and non-contentious, and provides comprehensive support for HR departments. They advise on contracts and policies, disputes, grievances and discrimination issues, restructuring and redundancy, settlement agreements and tribunal representation. The team also specialises in post-termination restrictions and TUPE and has developed a niche in the recruitment and education sectors.

Family Law:
1 partner, 1 solicitor and 1 associate based in Hertford
Advising clients on divorce and separation; pre and post nuptial agreements; cohabitation agreements; dissolution of civil partnerships; financial provision; protective injunctions; and child related disputes. The team work with other solicitors within the firm on issues such as tax, trusts and company law and have access to a network of experts outside the legal field. The solicitors are members of Resolution.

Private Client:
1 partner, 4 solicitors and 4 associates based in Hertford
Acting for individuals, including those with business and agricultural interests, providing advice on inheritance tax planning, wills, trusts and powers of attorney as well as the administration of estates and charitable giving. Within the team are solicitors specialising in issues affecting older and vulnerable people such as Court of Protection matters, care funding decisions, issues around capacity and Lifetime Trusts. All the solicitors are full members of STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners).

Property Litigation:
1 partner, 2 solicitors, 2 associates
The team specialises in commercial and residential property disputes and leasehold enfranchisement. They act for a wide range of clients including landlords, tenants, management companies, owners, investors and developers. They advise on matters such as service charges, lease breaches, dilapidations, easements, covenants, boundaries, nuisance, possession, co-ownership, lease extensions, right to manage and enfranchisement.

Residential Property:
1 partner, 1 solicitor and 1 associate based in Hertford
Specialist residential property solicitors with broad experience dealing with all kinds of properties, ranging from listed buildings to new builds. The team helps clients with buying and selling homes; remortgages; holiday and buy-to-let investments; disputes; shared ownership; and transfer of equity.

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Thames Valley

Real Estate: Lower Mid-Market
Band 4
Watford, Uxbridge and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial
Band 3

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Thames Valley

Employment


Miranda Mulligan
Associates to watch
Richard Gvero
Band 4

Litigation


John Wiblin
Band 3
Watford, Uxbridge and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Tracey Dargan
Band 2

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24 Castle Street

Hertford

Hertfordshire

UK

SG14 1HP

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