Solicitors in Beaconsfield
B P Collins has been working together with residents and businesses of Beaconsfield consistently during our 50+ year history. From our offices in central Gerrards Cross, we regularly act for individuals and businesses in Beaconsfield, network and attend events in the town and have strong professional connections with many complimentary professional service businesses.
Beaconsfield has vibrant and discerning clients living locally and we often advise on residential property transactions (buying and selling) with a high net value, manage the wealth and estates of many generations of families with wills, trusts and probate matters and powers of attorney, as well as the breakdown of marriages with our empathetic family law team, who also advise on cohabitation matters, pre-nuptial agreements and civil partnerships.
Our dedicated employment law team has successfully represented many Beaconsfield employees, workers, contractors and partners in Employment Tribunals for all types of claims, from disability discrimination and unfair dismissal to unlawful deduction of wages and breach of contract. They have also negotiated numerous settlement agreements for senior executives.
Our dispute resolution and property disputes teams have been helping many Beaconsfield clients keep control of many personal disputes. They advise on the best approach, whether litigation or mediation, to advance and protect personal interests. With sensitive matters, such as inheritance disputes or slander, our specialist lawyers offer valuable support through difficult times.
Our criminal law and road traffic lawyers are on hand if you need to deal with a serious personal issue. They have many years of experience in defending all types of cases including fraud, fatal road traffic investigations, all driving cases and regulatory breaches.
Powers of Attorney
We are able to offer a strong powers of attorney service to the Beaconsfield community. Our private client solicitors can assist with your application to ensure your POA is executed efficiently and correctly. Our powers of attorney team deal with all issues with the upmost professionalism as we understand many cases can be stressful and difficult matters to address.
Divorce and separation
We have an excellent relationship with families in Beaconsfield and regularly attend events in the town. Our dedicated family law team understand the emotional demands and financial challenges that you will be facing through divorce and separation.
The team has successfully represented many Beaconsfield families, guiding them through matrimonial legal issues. When children are involved, our team can also help with decisions about their care and financial arrangements for them.
Our empathetic family law team will offer support through all marriage breakdowns.
Due to our proximity to Beaconsfield, we regularly visit elderly private clients in the area. We have excellent relationships with local care homes (including Sunrise of Beaconsfield) who we visit to share our knowledge with their residents.
Our notary public services offering provides two notaries who can validate foreign documents for individuals and businesses. This is a unique service, with many law firms unable to offer this service locally.
Beaconsfield is very accessible with excellent transport links to assist local businesses. The M40 provides fast routes to London and Heathrow Airport meaning the town can attract inward investment from Europe and other parts of the world, an area where B P Collins thrives on by providing commercial business advice on setting up in the UK.
This includes offering business immigration services from our employment law team by advising on skilled workers who need Tier 2 applications. We are also advising on the difficulties and challenges of Brexit.
The UK is currently working on a Brexit agreement to leave the EU bringing much uncertainty to businesses and individuals. One change which has been clarified is the new settled status immigration process for EU nationals. Our immigration team are here to help EU nationals living in Beaconsfield with this new application process.
Beaconsfield employers should be advising their EU employees to keep up-to-date with the progress of implementation of settled status. Ultimately, this is the only route that will secure the status of EU citizens in the UK post 31 October 2019 and if EU citizens do not take these steps, there may come a point that they’re regarded as illegal workers, attracting the significant penalties and sanctions that go with it.
Beaconsfield is also local to many sizable businesses such as Sacla UK and we serve many of these businesses with employment law, commercial property law, dispute resolution and corporate and commercial advice to help them minimise risk, act as long-term advisors and advise on growth strategies.
Many of our staff live in Beaconsfield and are active in the community. We’ve even had a former mayor of the town work for the firm. Many staff play at the Beaconsfield Golf Club, as well as other sports clubs, and we support local schools including Beaconsfield High School, where staff were former alumni.
Corporate social responsibility
Our corporate social responsibility programme is active in the town and over many years we’ve supported many local events and organisations such as the Beaconsfield Festival of Lights, Beaconsfield Donkey Derby, the operatic and music society and Chiltern Shakespeare Theatre Group at Hall Barn.