How to find us
30 Wharf RoadAldershot
Tel: 01252 316316
Fax: 01252 328312
DX: 99275 ASH VALE
VAT: 320 4475 89
Our Ash Vale law office in Surrey is located on Wharf Road opposite the Lloyds pharmacy and near to the Ash Vale Citizens Advice Bureau.
If travelling by car, we can be easily reached from the A331 by following the Aldershot Road (A323) then turning left at the roundabout onto Shawfield Road (B3206) then continuing straight onto Wharf Road where we will be on your right.
If arriving by train, we are located around a mile from Ash Vale train station. Simply follow Vale Road (B3411) south, then turn left and take Heath Vale Bridge Road across the river, then take the first right onto Hutton Road and carry straight on into Prospect Road and then onto Wharf Road, where you will find us on your left.
You can also reach us from Ash Vale train station by taking the number 3 bus, which runs every 20 minutes.
Monday – Thursday: 9.00am – 5.30pm
Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Social distancing at our Ash Vale office
Our Ash Vale office is open and adjustments have been made to enable us to host essential client meetings (by appointment only). All our teams are fully operational, and although the majority continue to work from home, they are still delivering the same excellent service to all our clients.
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Our commercial law services in Ash Vale
Company and commercial law
When forming a business, managing commercial relationships and entering into business deals, it is essential to have the right legal support to ensure you are legally and financially protected at all times.
We can advise you on everything from how to structure your business and creating shareholder agreements and director’s service agreements, to drafting, reviewing and amending commercial agreements, as well as business sales and acquisitions.
Commercial property can be a fantastic investment as a landlord or developer, as well as for business owners looking to buy their own premises. Meanwhile, for commercial tenants, ensuring you get a good lease agreement and maintain a positive relationship with your landlord is essential.
We can advise you on all legal issues related to commercial property, ensuring you are able to achieve your commercial goals while effectively managing key business relationships and staying within the law.
Corporate finance and banking
When acquiring or disposing of a business, you need the process to go ahead as quickly and smoothly as possible while ensuring that you stay legally and financially protected.
We can assist with all of the legal aspects of business acquisitions and disposals, as well as mergers, corporate reorganisations, management buyouts, bank financing, asset-based lending, guarantees and security.
Whether you a professional property developer, construction professional or private homeowner looking to resolve a dispute over a construction project, achieving a resolution can be time consuming, expensive and stressful without the right legal support.
Our construction dispute resolution team can help you find a solution swiftly and cost-effectively. Most disputes can be resolved without the need for court action, meaning a positive outcome can be achieved faster and with less expense, as well as being less of distraction for you from your business or personal life.
When your business is owed a debt it can be highly frustrating as well as potentially having a negative effect on your ability to operate, cutting into your cash flow and causing you to have to dip into your reserves.
Our debt recovery solicitors provide a fast, efficient debt collection service with a professional but firm approach that helps you get the money you are owed without damaging key business relationships.
Disputes and litigation
Even the best-run business with the most careful planning will occasionally run into disputes that need to be resolved. Our commercial litigation solicitor offer a variety of approaches to help you get a fast, fair resolution to your business disputes that protects your interests and allows you to focus on running your business.
We can help with a wide range of commercial disputes, including contract disputes, shareholder and partner disputes, professional negligence claims, corporate insolvency and consumer rights issues.
Employment laws constantly change and evolve to reflect the changing nature of modern workplaces and the current political landscape. Staying on top of all the latest employment rules and regulations can be a challenge, while getting it wrong can have serious legal and financial consequences as well as the potential to harm your reputation.
Our employment lawyers can advise you on all aspects of UK employment law, including reviewing your existing practices and suggesting proactive measures to protect you, your business and your employees. We can also assist you with finding fast solutions to any employment issues that arise, including dismissals, redundancy and employment tribunal claims.
If your business becomes insolvent, there is a strict legal process you need to follow to ensure that your creditors and employees are treated fairly and that you stay within the law.
We can advise you on all aspects of corporate insolvency proceedings, including understanding and managing your personal liability and advising on the possibility for business rescue packages, as well as disposing of assets, redundancies and all other related issues.
Employment HR services
Even the smallest businesses need to comply with all aspects of employment law, but many cannot afford to employ their own dedicated HR manager or HR team.
Our outsourced HR support can give you all of the benefits of your own in-house HR people, but without the expense. We can ensure that all aspects of managing your workforce are taken care of, from day-to-day issues such as recruitment or absence management to more complex issues such as dismissals and redundancies.
Our personal legal services in Ash Vale
Both active and retired service personnel often have legal requirements unique to their profession, while also often having additional requirements with relation to many standard areas of law.
We have many years of experience acting for current and former members of the armed forces and their families. Our military law solicitors can help you with everything from employment law, personal injury claims and military Wills, through to home purchases and sales, family separation and civil disputes.
The growing complexities of modern families mean that disputes over Wills, trusts and probate are increasingly common. If you are the Executor or beneficiary of an estate where probate has been contested, or need to contest probate yourself, we can advise you on your rights and the best ways to achieve a fair outcome.
We regularly help clients with a wide range of contested probate issues, including Inheritance Act claims, Executor disputes, Court of Protection issues and questions over the validity of a Will.
Disputes and litigation
Resolving personal legal disputes can be time-consuming, costly and stressful, but with the right legal support it is often possible to find a fast, effective solution through negotiation or mediation without the need for court action.
Our expert civil litigation and dispute resolution team can advise you on the strength of your position and your best options for achieving a positive outcome. We have extensive expertise in areas including mediation, arbitration and adjudication, as well as strong experience in pursuing court action. This means we can offer the strongest possible representation for your interests, no what the circumstances.
If you believe you have been treated unfairly by your employer in breach of UK employment law, we can help you achieve a fair outcome. This includes taking the matter to an employment tribunal where required, although most employment disputes can be resolved before this stage through negotiation and mediation.
We regularly help clients with employment law issues including unfair dismissal, redundancy, workplace bullying and harassment, discrimination, parental rights, equal pay, grievances and disciplinary hearings.
Matrimonial and family law
The breakdown of a relationship, whether part of a marriage or civil partnership, or not, can be highly stressful and traumatic, as well as bringing with it a number of legal and practical issues that have to be resolved so you can both move on.
Our team of divorce solicitors and family lawyers can help you with all aspects of separation and matrimonial law, including starting or responding to divorce proceedings, financial settlements and child arrangements.
We can also help with planning ahead for all types of relationships, including with pre-nuptial agreements, pre-registration agreements and cohabitation agreements, ensuring your interests are protected whatever the future brings.
If you have been injured due to an accident that wasn’t your fault, we can help you claim compensation. This can help you deal with any lasting consequences from the injury, as well as compensating your for your pain and suffering, lost income and any other losses you have suffered.
Our expert personal injury solicitors have over 25 years of experience in dealing with a wide range of personal injury claims including for road traffic accidents, accidents at work, slips and trips in public places, industrial injuries and diseases and injuries caused by defective products.
For most people, buying or selling their home is the largest financial transaction they will ever be part of. It is therefore normal to want to make sure all of the details are handled correctly and that you stay legally and financially protected at all times.
Our expert conveyancing solicitors can guide you through the entire process of buying or selling a property, making sure the process goes ahead smoothly and in a timely fashion while keeping your interests protected both during the sale and once the deal is done.
We can also assists you with a range of other financial transaction involving your home, including remortgaging, lease extensions and equity release.
Employee HR support
If you are facing a disciplinary or grievance meeting, or any other issues relating to your employment, having the right legal advice and support can be essential to help you achieve a fair outcome that protects your rights.Our dedicated employee HR team can meet with you and talk through your case, including all of the evidence and documentation you need to best present your side of the story. We can help you devise a strategy for the meeting, prepare questions to ask and practice answers for the questions you are likely to be asked. This way you can be confident of presenting your argument in the best way possible.
Wills, trusts and probate
Around two-thirds of UK adults do not currently have a Will. This can leave your loved ones in a difficult situation in the event of your death, with a difficult probate process to sort out and no guarantee that your wishes for your estate will be carried out.
Whether you are thinking about creating a Will, planning for the future of your estate, or dealing with the estate of a loved one who has passed away, our highly experienced Wills, trusts and probate team in Ash Vale can help. We can also assist with issues such as Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection deputyship and contentious probate.
We offer a free, no obligation, 30-minute consultation to find out your needs and discuss your options with you. This means you can be confident about the choices you make when planning for your future or dealing with a loved one’s estate.