Areas of speciality

Mortgages, charges, guarantees, building societies 
Unincorporated associations, friendly societies 
Misrepresentation, conspiracy 
Contracts, sale of goods, consumer credit, joint ventures, restraint of trade and confidential information 
Shareholders disputes, directors duties, mergers, acquisitions and buy-outs 
Unfair dismissal, race, sex and disability discrimination, redundacy, maternity and parental rights, equal pay, trade unions, confidential information, restraint of trade, transfer of undertakings 
Freezing orders, search and seize orders, injunctions, specific performance, restitutionary relief 
St. James’s housing team is well known on circuit. They have particular expertise in all areas of housing work and in particular neighbour nuisance proceedings from their well-established links with regional local authorities. The team is able to provide practical advice from an early stage of litigation in order to ensure the optimum outcome for the client. 
Corporate and personal, directors disqualification 
including professional indemnity 
Copyright, passing off, trade marks, patents, confidential information and business secrets 
Commercial, residential, agricultural holdings, leasehold value tribunals, leasehold enfranchisement 
Contentious and non-contentious, administration actions, family provision, will drafting 
Adverse possession, boundary disputes, commons and village greens, conveyancing, easements including rights of light and party walls, highways, Lands Tribunal, restrictive covenants, trespass and nuisance 
Contractual disputes, disciplinary and regulatory matters and doping. 
including VAT tribunals 
including resulting and constructive trusts, post-death variations, drafting