Meade King

Bristol Office

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Managing Partner: James Hawkins
Number of partners: 10

Commercial Litigation & Insurance:
Simon Price
Commercial Property: Edward Langford
Construction: Thomas Booth
James Hawkins
Dentistry: Alexander Hall
Employment: Linda Wylie
Insolvency: Keith Mahoney
Private Client: Samantha Piper
Residential Conveyancing: Jodie Purdue

THE FIRM Meade King is a leading independent commercial law firm, based in central Bristol. It is big enough to provide a wide range of services and small enough to really value each of its client's business.


Real Estate:
The firm has a strong portfolio management, acquisition and development team. It advises clients operating principally in the retail, manufacturing, charity and agricultural sectors as well as working with developers and investors.

Commercial Litigation: The practice specialises in professional negligence claims on behalf of businesses and individuals. The team also handles complex contractual and property related disputes.

Company/Commercial: The team provides a comprehensive service including owner-managed business advice, partnerships, contractual relationships with customers and suppliers, mergers and disposals, franchising, joint ventures and business angel investments.

Insolvency: Advice ranges from practical matters of procedure and interpretation to complex litigation and asset sales. Expertise includes Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVA), receivership and administration.

Employment: In addition to employment tribunal representation and general employment law services, the team can provide advice on share schemes, staff incentive schemes and disputes.

Construction: The team aims to help corporate and individual clients resolve disputes as quickly and cost effectively as possible. They also work closely with the firm’s real estate lawyers on development schemes.

Insurance: Lawyers who previously worked for specialist defendant insurance companies now work in the team providing advice to clients on insurance coverage issues and claims against insurers.

Private Client: The well-respected and long-standing tax and estate planning team provides advice on capital taxes, trusts and Courts of Protection issues alongside a thriving probate practice. In addition, the private client team works closely with the firm’s litigation solicitors dealing with all aspects of disputed wills and probate. Residential conveyancing is also undertaken.

Dentistry: Partner Alexander Hall and his team provide a specialist service to dentists from all over the UK. This includes buying and selling dental practices, regulatory and disciplinary matters and practice management issues.