Our commercial team are experienced in all aspects of business matters. Services offered include:
- Purchase and sale of commercial property
- Commercial leases for landlords and tenants
- Secured loans
- Shareholder agreements
- Formation of limited companies
- Hotels and licensed premises
Our team are able to assist with any commercial dispute. This is any dispute which arises between companies or between both companies & individuals. This could involve contract disputes, commercial debt recovery, property litigation and much more.
For further information contact Robert Allan or Gordon Sommerville on 01698 373365.
Many people find equity release an effective way of generating accessible capital from their home enabling them to afford the life style they want in retirement. There are however many factors to consider.
For further information contact Robert Allan on 01698 373365.
Our Team have a considerable level of expertise in family law. We can provide you with clear and practical advice in relation to separation, divorce and co-habitation and in particular resolving financial issues, such as the matrimonial home, savings and pensions. We would aim to resolve the various issues through communication and constructive negotiation, with a view to both parties signing a minute of agreement (separation agreement). In the event there are issues that cannot be agreed, then these issues can be determined through Court Action.
Making arrangements in relation to children such as where they will stay and when they will see the other parent can be emotional and complex. All decisions should be made in the best interests of the child and we can provide support and advice to achieve the best outcome for both parents and children. Where agreement cannot be reached through negotiation and discussion, an action can be raised in court to deal with contact (access), residence (custody) and parental rights and responsibilities.
For further information contact Iain Wilson or Sarah Lynch.
Our experienced Employment Law Solicitor can offer both employers and employees practical solutions to employment disputes. We can provide advice on a number of issues such as employment tribunal claims (both pursuing and defending), redundancy, Settlement Agreements and discrimination. We will provide clear, pragmatic advice with the aim of providing the most cost effective solution.
From an employer’s prospective our team can also be on hand to assist with the drafting of employment contracts and policies as well as providing much needed guidance on disciplinary and grievance issues whilst also ensuring that the cost to your business is kept to a minimum.
Should you have an enquiry please contact Sarah Lynch on 01698 373365.
Suffering an injury, which has been caused by the fault of another party, can have an effect on your lifestyle, job and family. We can advise you as to whether your injuries are likely to give rise to a claim and, if so, the merits and possible value of that claim. We would always seek to commence negotiations (usually with an insurance company) to achieve a satisfactory settlement for you. If this is not possible, we can commence proceedings on your behalf, which may ultimately result in the matter being decided by a Court. We are able to consider a range of funding options, including Legal Aid, Legal Insurance and Private Arrangement.
We also provide advice on Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims and can take forward the claim on your behalf.
For further information call Iain Wilson or Sarah Lynch on 01698 373365.
Do you have trouble collecting bad debts? Whether you are a small trader, a medium sized business or larger corporation, non-payment of accounts can seriously affect your cash flow. We recognise the need for providing an effective service for debt recovery at reasonable cost.
For further information contact Sarah Lynch on 01698 373365.
Legal Aid allows people, who would not otherwise be able to afford it, to get help with their legal problems. The initial type of Legal Aid is called Advice and Assistance and covers a wide range of matters under Scots law. Legal Aid provides funding for a solicitor to deal with many types of cases. Cases often begin with advice and assistance, and Legal Aid may be the next step if necessary.
The main types of case that Advice and Assistance and Legal Aid can help with are: Civil, family, employment and cases involving children.
To find out what legal matters are covered and whether you are financially eligible for Advice and Assistance or Legal Aid, please call Ian Wilson or Sarah Lynch.
It is important for everyone to make a will and take into account your own family, and personal and financial circumstances, and any possible tax implications. If a person dies intestate (ie. without making a will) then it is possible those you wish to benefit from your Estate might not. There are also further procedures, costs and delays involved.
We also have an experienced Executory department to administer a person’s Estate. We will obtain valuations, agree any tax liability, apply for Confirmation and ingather all the various items and distribute to beneficiaries in terms of the will (if there is one) If no will then we will advise you of the rules of intestacy as to whom should inherit.
Gordon Sommerville, who is a Director with Enable Trustee Service Ltd, has experience with Trusts, especially for parents wishing to make a provision on death to provide funding for children or young adults with long term learning difficulties.
For further information contact us or call Gordon Sommerville or Lucy Youngson on 01698 373365.
We can offer comprehensive advice in relation to seeking guardianship and intervention orders for an adult with incapacity.
We can also arrange for you to grant a Welfare and Continuing Power of Attorney in favour of a member of your family or trusted friend or professional adviser to allow your Attorneys to make decisions when you are unwell or incapacitated on such matters as medical treatments and to deal with your financial and property matters.
For further information contact us or call Gordon Sommerville or Sarah Lynch on 01698 373365.
Pomphreys have considerable experience dealing with issues of succession. We understand that dealing with administrative matters at such a time can be overwhelming. Because of this we offer a professional, dedicated, and sympathetic service which includes preparation of wills and appointment of Executries.
Our Solicitors and support staff run an experienced Executory Department to administer an individual’s Estate. We will obtain valuations, agree any tax liability, apply for Confirmation and ingather all the various items and distribute to beneficiaries in terms of the will, if there is one. If there is no will, we will advise you of the rules of intestacy as to whom should inherit.
We arrange everything in a discreet and professional way and in accordance with your wishes and instructions. If there is a will, we will take the executor through the process of winding up the estate. If there is no will, we will draft the appropriate petition for the appointment of an executor, and ensure that the estate is wound up in accordance with the laws of Scotland.
Gordon Sommerville, who is also a Director with Enable Trustee Service Ltd, gives specialised legal advice on Trusts. Parents wishing to make a provision on death to provide funding for children or young adults with long term learning difficulties can contact Gordon Sommerville directly through our contact information below.