A little bit about us
Reigate Chambers prides itself in providing high quality legal services and an excellent client care.
We have a high success rate and a track record of winning cases against the odds. We have assisted many individuals, companies, investors, property developers, businesses, landlords, tenants and letting agents.
We value our relationship with clients therefore we are always happy to answer any question a client may have and we keep our clients informed about their case every step of the way.
We offer a free initial meeting and fixed fee services so there are NO HIDDEN HOURLY CHARGES.
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WHAT WE ARE GOOD AT
We can assist in any dispute arising between:
+ Individuals and the Companies
+ Companies and Directors
We can assist in various company matters such as appointments and removal of directors, shareholders’ issues, unpaid invoices and drafting company documents.
We provide yearly subscription to companies and small businesses to ensure that they have an easy access to legal support. Please visit our In-House Legal page or contact us for details.
A contract is an agreement giving rise to obligations which are enforced and recognised by law.
Contract related disputes almost always come down to money so it is very important to get this right. In law, an oral agreement is just as enforceable as a written contract, the problem is in proving the terms.
Whether you are a business or an individual you should use written contracts to protect your interests – it is too late to do this once any problem has arisen.
We can draft contracts and terms & conditions tailored to your needs.
DON’T LEAVE IT TOO LATE
Landlords must follow correct procedures in order to evict their tenants, including serving of prescribed eviction notices on the tenants. If the landlords fail to serve such notices or follow the incorrect procedures, possession can be delayed by months.
We provide fixed fee services to the landlords and letting agents to evict tenants and recover the rent arrears.
We also provide monthly subscription to landlords and letting agent to ensure that the landlords and letting agents follow the correct steps before the commencement of a tenancy, during a tenancy and follow the correct procedures to terminate a tenancy which could reduce potential issues between the parties and if a case proceeded to a court, it would reduce unnecessary delays.
Notices – section 21 or section 8
Many eviction proceedings are challenged by tenants because of invalid notices. We make sure that correct legal notice is served on your behalf. Your tenant may leave at expiry of the notice which could save further court costs being incurred. However, if your tenant does not vacate the property at the expiry of the notice, we can commence court proceedings on your behalf.
Option 1: Accelerated Possession Proceedings
Option 2: Possession for rent arrears
Most law firms simply prepare the court papers and then refer the case to an advocate to represent the landlord in court. We can do both in-house – prepare your case and then represent you in court, same person would be handling your case from start to finish, leading to a more coherent case.
The tenant is given a date by the court to vacate the property. If the tenant still does not leave at the date ordered by the court, we can instruct bailiffs to attend the property. Alternatively, we can instruct High Court enforcement officers – more expensive than bailiffs but faster and with greater powers.
“There are two things in which men, in other things wise enough, do usually miscarry: in putting off the making of their wills, and their repentance till it be too late”.
John Tillotson (1630-1694)
WHY MAKE A WILL?
- If you have money, possessions, property or children or other family who depend on you financially, you need to make a Will.
- If you don’t leave a Will, the law/government decides who would benefit form your estate and who will lookafter your children which may not be in accordance with your wishes.
- In your will, you can decide who will be in charge of organising your estate.
- Unmarried partners may not receive anything from your estate, unless you have made provisions in your Will.
- A Will makes it much easier for your family or friends to sort everything out when you die – without a will the process can be more time consuming, expensive and stressful.
- A Will can help reduce the amount of Inheritance Tax that may be payable on the value of property and money you leave behind.
- If you do not have a Lasting Power of Attorney, people you had never met or known (doctors and social services) will make decisions for you regarding your health and wealth instead of your family members.
IT IS IMPORTANT – ACT NOW