Our Services

We are a Berkshire based legal firm which prides itself on managing your personal or business needs. Considered one of the best firms in the legal sector, Johnsons Solicitors supports your family and business needs, delivered in a friendly, easy-to-understand and down-to-earth manner. Johnsons Solicitors has been providing a professional and friendly legal service to the local community and beyond for over 20 years.

We offer the following services to our individual and business clients:

Personal and Business Insolvency

Residential Property

Contentious Insolvency | Dispute Resolution

Business failure and personal Insolvency is something we are all familiar with especially with the economics cycles pointed towards a recession.

We have considerable experience working with insolvency practitioners, as well as businesses and individuals and we have in-depth knowledge of insolvency law and procedures.

We advise insolvency practitioners, companies, directors and individuals on contentious and non-contentious insolvency and restructuring matters.

This includes administration, schemes of arrangement, liquidation, receivership, debt restricting and actions for tracing assets.

We are particular experienced in contentious insolvency law and particularly the tracing of assets.

 

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Our services in full include:

Administration
Receivership
Directors Disqualification
Financial Investigations
Voluntary Arrangements
Compulsory Dissolution of Companies
Bankruptcy

We provide a comprehensive and personal conveyancing service covering sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold property, re-mortgages, transfers of equity and equity release.

Buying or selling a house or flat can involve substantial amounts of money and important property law issues. Other property transactions, such as buying to let and releasing equity, bring their own potential pitfalls.

A solicitor with property law expertise can help, not only with handling the legal work involved in conveyancing, but also offering advice and negotiating on your behalf.
This firm is Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) accredited by the Law Society.

Our conveyancing team is made up of qualified Solicitors and Licensed Conveyancers (with at least 4 years’ experience). The team is supervised by Tim Clift who has over thirty years’ experience working in residential conveyancing.

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An example of our fees for:-
a freehold sale can be found here
a freehold purchase can be found here
a leasehold sale can be found here
a leasehold purchase can be found here
a freehold re-mortgage can be found here
a leasehold re-mortgage can be found here

The outline of the steps for both a sale and a purchase can be found here.

Business failure and personal insolvency is something we are all familiar with, especially when sporadic economic cycles are at play. In the challenging event of a recession, bankruptcy, unemployment or financial collapse, having expertise in insolvency can make a significant impact for all parties involved.

 

We have considerable experience with working with insolvency practitioners, as well as businesses and individuals. Our in-depth knowledge of insolvency law and procedures, reflects legal standards that are adhered to all at all times. We advise insolvency practitioners, companies, directors and individuals on contentious and non-contentious insolvency and restructuring matters. This includes administration, schemes of arrangement, liquidation, receivership, debt restructuring and actions for tracing assets.

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We are particularly experienced in Contentious Insolvency Law and particularly the tracing of assets To ensure contentious issues such as fraud, unlawful dividends, wrongful trading, misfeasance and undervalue transactions are resolved in a timely and systemic manner, we apply resolution procedures such as litigation, arbitration and adjudication.

Our services in full

Administration
Liquidation
Receivership
Directors Disqualification
Financial Investigations
Voluntary Arrangements
Compulsory Dissolution of Companies
Bankruptcy

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Francesca Hiscock

01189 227 220

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Rebecca Rushby

01189 227 220

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Ian Johnson

01189 227 220

Debt Recovery

We specialise in the recovery of all types of debts, dealing with clients from a variety of sectors. We recognise that cash flow is essential to the health of any business and efficient debt recovery is a pivotal part of this process. We provide a tailor-made approach to the needs of our clients and remain informed and supportive during a time which can be stressful.

With experience in all aspects of debt recovery, we are able to understand your objective, deliver excellent results and add value to your organisation. Whether you are a start-up business, or a company with over one thousand employees, no recovery is too big or small for us. With experience across multiple sectors, we provide a cost effective solution for all your legal debt recovery requirements.

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Our service oversees the entire debt recovery process. We ensure immediate contact with the debtor is made, to achieve early payment or a satisfactory negotiated settlement. If this initial intervention is unsuccessful, we will litigate through court proceedings, conducting the proceedings and enforcing a final judgement. We advise you of the alternative means of enforcing judgement in order to ensure the most appropriate method is adopted.

Please see here for our fee and debt collection guidance

Commercial Litigation

We act for a wide range of businesses and individuals, advising on all types of commercial disputes across various sectors and sizes of businesses. We have extensive experience of pursuing litigation through Court, in addition to Alternative Dispute Resolution.

All of our Senior Solicitors have in excess of 25 years’ experience in commercial litigation. We combine technical expertise with commercially astute advice delivered with authority gained from our successful suite of satisfied clients. We appreciate the costs and risks involved in commercial litigation.

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Understanding the complexity involved in commercial litigation, means planning and preparing for all eventualities. Unfortunately, the reality of any litigation process means that Court may become necessary. If this occurs, we are both vigorous, committed and experienced in all other aspects of dispute resolution including arbitration, negotiation, mediation and expert determination.

We achieve your commercial goal efficiently, effectively and affordable, to the best of our abilities.

Our services include:

Fraud and Guarantor Claims
Professional Negligence
Contract Disputes
Freezing orders and asset recovery
Director/Shareholder/Joint venture disputes
Construction disputes

Commercial Property

Whether your business owns or rents premises, your legal liabilities can be substantial. Commercial property law is complete, but you can avoid the common pitfalls by engaging with us.

We have expertise in commercial property transactions acting for a wide range of clients including commercial property developers, residential and commercial property investors and commercial landlords and tenants.

Commercial premises can be a major asset for your business, or an expensive and aggravating management challenge. Commercial property law is complex

 

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Whether you own or rent premises, you can face substantial legal liabilities and potential costs.

Understanding the issues and taking legal advice can help you avoid the hurdles, putting you in a stronger position to negotiate the right solution for your business.

Our services include:

Freehold acquisitions and disposals.
Finance, Banking and secured lending.
Leases, Agreements for Lease, Licences to Occupy and Tenancies at Will.
Renewal Leases under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
Rent Deposit Deeds, Guarantees, Deeds of Variation and Licences for Alterations
Underleases, Deeds of Assignment, Licences to Assign or Underlet.
Break Clauses and Lease terminations.
Option Agreements

Contact our expert

Francesca Hiscock

01189 227 220

Contact our expert

Francesca Hiscock

01189 227 220

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Tim Clift

01189 227 220

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