Services

*COVID-19 UPDATE*

We continue to operate during the COVID-19 situation through a combination of remote and homeworking.  We have put measures in place to minimise disruption.  Our telephone lines will generally be available 9 – 5.00pm or you can email us at info@swarbricklaw.co.uk and we will get back to you as soon as we can.  Meetings can still be arranged by video (Facetime, Skype, Whatsapp and Zoom) or by telephone call.  We apologise for any inconvenience and hope that you and your family are staying safe and well.

Contracts

Commercial and domestic building and construction disputes, enforcement of contractual obligations, strategic advice on contractual terms. 

Property Law

Ownership claims, encroachments, access and servitude rights, boundaries, commercial and residential leases.

Employment Law

Contracts of employment, termination of employment matters, grievance and disciplinary procedures, redundancy, discrimination and settlement agreements.

Family Law

Separation and divorce, financial provision, child contact, residence and cohabitants claims on separation.

Companies

Strategic advice on Directors responsibilities and shareholder rights. Petition to restore companies to Registers. Petition to wind up companies (e.g. where unfair prejudice to minority shareholders).

Bankruptcy/Insolvency

Advising, presenting and defending petitions for personal bankruptcy and company insolvency. Company winding up notices. Recall of Sequestration.

Debt Recovery

Both straightforward and complex debt recovery actions for individuals and businesses.

Consumer Claims

Pursuing and defending claims under consumer protection legislation. 

Professional Negligence

High value cases against solicitors, architects and surveyors.

Executry, Power of Attorney and Trust

Strategic advice on administration of duties of executors, attorneys and trustees. Exceptionally, court proceedings where necessary.

Personal Injury

Road traffic accidents, accidents at work and medical negligence claims including fatal and serious accidents.

Notary Public Services

Authenticating signatures and administrating oaths for various papers such as simplified divorce proceedings and passport applications.

Wills

Inheritance laws in Scotland are unique to other parts of the UK. Creating a will provides peace of mind and clarity to yourself and those who are left behind. We will assist in creating a will that is tailored to your wishes as well as advising on succession.

Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney allows you to nominate someone to assist to act on your behalf in the event of incapacity.  A Power of Attorney can allow the appointed person to make both financial and personal welfare decisions.  We will assist in providing advice, preparation of all papers and the registration process.