At McMillan Williams we have over 170 highly skilled specialist solicitors delivering a full range of legal services including:

Residential Property Transactions (Conveyancing)

Leasehold Enfranchisement

  • Individual or multiple lease extensions of flats
  • Lease extension of a house
  • Collective enfranchisement (ie. freehold of blocks of flats)
  • House enfranchisement (freehold of a house)
  • Right to Manage
  • Tenant’s Right of First Refusal
  • Freeholder’s sale of the freehold
  • Missing landlords

Commercial Property Transactions

Agriculture and Farming

Commercial Disputes & Insolvency

Property Litigation

  • Commercial property disputes
  • Landlords and Tenant disputes
  • Residential Property disputes
  • Trust of land disputes and advice
  • Evictions
  • Leasheholder and property management disputes
  • Dilapidation disputes
  • Squatters

General Litigation

We advise and act for individuals, and organisations including charities,
clubs and businesses in disputes such as:

  • Debt management and recovery
  • Contract and breach of contract
  • Rights enforcement
  • Negligence
  • Nuisance
  • Insurance claims
  • Building disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Insolvency
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Regulatory matters including advice and representation for professionals
  • Judicial review and public law
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Contract disputes
  • Debt collection
  • Contentious insolvency
  • Property disputes
  • Commercial fraud
  • Factoring and invoice discounting
  • Security disputes
  • Mediations & Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Road Haulage compliance reviews
  • Public Inquiries before the Traffic Commissioner for England & Wales

Construction Law

Professional Negligence

Our solicitors undertake work against professional bodies including:

Employment Law

  • Contracts and policies
  • Grievances
  • Disciplinaries
  • Misconduct
  • Settlement agreements
  • Dismissal
  • Discrimination including age, sex, disability, race and nationality
  • Whistleblowing
  • Maternity related issues
  • Transfer of Undertakings
  • Breach of contract and injunctions
  • Appeals and court litigation
  • Commercial Agency Law

Actions against the Police and Civil liberties

We represent individuals and representative bodies in matters concerning
public and state bodies including the police, prosecution and detention
authorities (including within the mental health care system) in safeguarding
civil liberties and human rights, including

Inquests, Investigations and Inquiries

We provide a compassionate, understanding and supportive service to
the bereaved families of the deceased. We are members of the charity Inquest.

Mental Health

  • Mental Health Tribunals and Hospital Managers hearings
  • Mental Capacity Law issues
  • Deprivation of Liberty
  • Court of Protection Proceedings
  • Appeals to the Upper Tier Tribunal
  • Expertise in Advising and Assisting forensic patients detained in high secure units;
  • Community  Treatment Order
  • Mental Health Tribunal
  • Displacement Proceedings in the County Court
  • Care Programme Approach (CPA meetings)

Clinical Negligence

  • Birth Injury and pregnancy claims
  • Catastrophic injury including brain and spinal injury
  • Claims against GPs
  • Claims involving surgical procedures
  • Cardiac claims
  • Cases involving missed and delayed diagnoses of cancer
  • Fatal claims and Inquests
  • Orthopaedic claims including amputation as a result of negligence
  • Infectious diseases claims
  • Ophthalmic (eye) claims including loss of sight
  • Gynaecology claims
  • Plastic Surgery claims
  • Psychiatry and psychology claims
  • Genetic condition claims
  • Respiratory condition claims
  • Ear, nose and throat claims
  • Claims involving drug trials
  • Claims involving complex medicine
  • Claims involving issues of consent, choice and withdrawal of treatment
  • Medical ethics and patient rights

Personal Injury

Company and Commercial Law

  • Company acquisitions and disposals
  • Reorganisations
  • Shareholders’ agreements and disputes
  • Partnership law
  • Commercial contracts
  • Employment law
  • Insolvency

Media and Entertainment Law

Wills, Probate, Trusts and Charity Law

Contentious Probate (Contesting a Will)

Divorce, Separation, Financial and Family Law

Children Law

  • Abduction, Adoption, Care Proceedings, Fostering, Wardship
  • Contact, Child Arrangement, Residence, Emergency Protection, Family Assistance Orders
  • Forced marriages, Non Molestation Orders
  • Surrogacy
  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act matters
  • Public Law/Social Services issues
  • Special Guardianship, Placement, Secure Accommodation Order
  • Protection from domestic violence

Criminal Law

  • 24/7 service for suspects detained in police custody
  • Serious Violence, Murder, Sexual Offences, Rape, Terrorism
  • Offences Against Children
  • Domestic Violence, Harassment, Stalking, Malicious Communication, Animal Cruelty
  • Drug Offences, Conspiracies, Robbery, Burglary, Theft
  • Fraud, White Collar Crime, Benefit Fraud, Money Laundering
  • Offensive Weapons, Firearms, Arson
  • Public Order Offences, Affray, Criminal Damage, Arson, Football Offences
  • Extradition
  • European Arrest Warrants
  • Extradition Requests from Outside Europe
  • Challenging Extradition and Human Rights
  • Courts Martial
  • Motoring Offences

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