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Service overview

Our legal division is authorised and regulated by the SRA and listed in the Legal 500 directory.

Through Burlingtons Legal LLP, we offer a full range of legal services, including in relation to corporate, commercial, data protection, dispute resolution, employment, family, intellectual property, private client, and real estate law.

We represent private individuals, family offices, and business across a variety of industries, from start-ups through to international, public, and listed companies. Our expert team of lawyers provide clear, pragmatic and commercially astute advice that protects your interests.

We recognise that no two clients or transactions are the same, and that well-thought legal solutions require a deeper understanding of your objectives and priorities. We work with you very much on that basis. We will ask you the broader questions needed to help plan and execute your instructions to best effect.

You can read more about our specific practice areas below or by visiting the Burlingtons Legal website.

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Commercial

Our commercial lawyers help you to negotiate and document a wide variety of commercial contracts. Most commonly, we are called upon to advise in relation to the sale of goods, supply of services, introducer and commission arrangements, NDA’s, software agreements, exclusivity agreements, and option agreements. We also assist with the preparation of standard terms and conditions for your business, website terms of use, and GDPR compliant privacy and cookies policies for your website.

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Corporate

Our corporate team provides comprehensive legal support for companies, investors, shareholders, directors, and lenders. In the earlier stages of the business life cycle, we frequently advise on incorporations, shareholder agreements, and articles of association. As businesses seek to develop and grow, we assist with equity investment agreements as well as debt finance and security documentation. M&A transactions are a significant element of our corporate practice. We represent buyers and sellers of companies with the entire sale and purchase process, from legal due diligence to executing the transaction. We also act in relation to other exit events, including listings and liquidations.

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Data Protection

Our data protection lawyers advise you on how to comply with data protection laws and how they may affect your business. After identifying what types of personal data you collect or receive, how and where process it, we assist you to establish processes, documentation, and training to ensure you remain fully compliant. We are regularly instructed in relation to subject access requests, data breach reporting, website privacy policies and cookies policies, data provisions in contractual agreements, freedom of information requests, and direct marketing activities.

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Dispute Resolution

Our litigation team has a successful record of initiating, defending, and settling claims from the outset until resolution. We provide strategic advice on the handling of disputes, including on litigation, mediation, arbitration, and other dispute resolution options. We have particular experience with: high court litigation, injunctions, and emergency relief; breaches of contract, negligence, and trust; white collar crime and civil fraud; libel, defamation, IP infringement, and data protection; company, director, and shareholder disputes; international arbitration; enforcement of court judgments; mediation and alternative dispute resolution; and regulatory investigations.

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Employment

Our employment lawyers provide a comprehensive employment law service for employers and employees alike on both contentious and non-contentious matters. We advise in a straightforward manner, in a way that is practical and tailored according to your specific circumstances. Highlights of our employment service include assistance with employment contracts, self-employed arrangements, settlement agreements, disciplinary, grievance and other internal procedures, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, redundancy, employee rights and directors’ duties, breach of contract, TUPE transfers, restrictive covenants, and discrimination.

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Family

Our family lawyers assist with all aspects of family law, most commonly in relation to divorce, separation, and the financial aspects of the breakdown of a relationship. We listen to what is important to you and seek to achieve outcomes that work for you and your family, whilst helping you to retain your dignity and plan more positively for the future. We also have a lot of experience dealing with marital agreements, such as prenups, postnups, and separation agreements, as well as cohabitation agreements for couples who do not intend to get married.

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Intellectual Property

We offer a full range of IP advice and solutions to help you build, protect, and exploit your brand and other intellectual property rights. In relation to brand protection, we assist with the registration of trade marks, design rights, and domain names both in the UK and abroad. Our IP lawyers also help you commercialise your IP through licensing arrangements, advise in relation to software related contracts, help copyright owners protect their rights against misuse, and support artistic talent and authors in relation to their moral rights.

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Private Client

Our private client lawyers help you plan for the future through the preparation of wills and powers of attorney. In doing so, we often work closely with tax advisers, financial planners, and wealth managers to ensure your wishes are recorded and your estate is planned as efficiently as possible. In addition, we support personal representatives and executors of UK estates with the process of applying for a grant of probate and the administration of estates. We also advise in relation contested probate and intestacy matters.

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Real Estate

Our property team provide reliable support for buyers, sellers, and lenders in relation to the buying, selling, leasing, and charging of both residential and commercial property. We appreciate that property can be one of your most valuable assets and perform your instructions with that firmly in mind. We also act for property developers on all aspects of real estate development projects, including site acquisition, design and build contracts, finance documents, planning agreements, construction warranties, and plot sales. Another key element of our real estate practice includes advice on landlord and tenant matters, covering lease extensions, enfranchisement, portfolio management, and sale and leaseback work

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Restructuring & Insolvency

We act for insolvency practitioners, creditors, and directors in relation to various matters concerning distressed businesses. We provide advice in relation to companies entering the insolvency twilight zone as well as proceedings and actions related to administration, liquidation, and winding up.

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