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News at Lawson West

Property Litigation: Landlords, have you waived your right to forfeit your commercial lease?

To prevent you losing your right to forfeit the lease, it is imperative that you seek legal advice before contacting your leaseholder or carrying out any steps...

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'McClure Family Protection Trusts': Good or Bad?

Associate Solicitor, Sophie Forsyth, explains the dilemma of people who set up McClure 'family protection trusts', only to find them no longer fit for purpose...

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Are you an Employer? Do you know the new 2024 Employment Law changes?

Employers be sure to follow the new policies being introduced this year...

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Know your rights! Employment Law changes in 2024 for employees

2024 sees changes in the UK Employment Law - employees be sure to know your rights...

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A comparison - Sacked for a sandwich; Sacked for a chocolate

You may have seen recently online the story about a cleaner at a London law firm who was fired for eating a leftover sandwich...

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Dismissed for using the ‘N’ word at work

The tribunal last month awarded £490,000 compensation for Lloyds Bank worker who was unfairly dismissed for using ‘the N word’ during a works training session...

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Menopause at work – what employers need to know

Is your company talking about the Menopause at work? Is it time for a Menopause Policy? Director & Head of Employment Law, Vaishali Thakerar, explains...

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Neurodiversity Discrimination: rise in employment tribunal claims

We look at the possible reasons behind the increase in the number of Neurodiversity Discrimination claims...

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Who is my next of kin?

Associate Solicitor Sophie Forsyth looks at whether 'Next of Kin' is a legal concept with any authority...

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What our clients say

Imaan Abdu-Karim, Paralegal

"She is an absolutely marvellous young lady with so much patience, she has helped me do everything."

Mr A.W for Imaan Abdul-Karim

Jude Owen, Head of Dispute Resolution

"I think you've provided so far for me a fantastic service. You've been very understanding, very professional and I'm very happy."

Mr A.W for Jude Owen

Solicitor Matthew Harcourt-Poole

"I can't thank you enough you have been exceptional in what can only be described as a stressful process. Really appreciate your guidance on directing me out of this matter."

Ms M.M for Matthew Harcourt-Poole

Senior Associate Solicitor Sejal Patel

"Sejal is professional, understanding, efficient, upfront and always communicates everything in a timely manner. She is also very knowledgeable within her professional field and provided full support to me at all times. Thank you to Sejal for the understanding, support and belief in my case throughout. It has been a very traumatic time for me over the past few years and I feel that without Sejal’s  support, I couldn’t have gone through this process to its conclusion. Thank you."

Mr V.K for Sejal Patel

Associate Solicitor Madhvi Panchal

“I would like to thank you for all of your hard work on this, it is greatly appreciated”

Mr DP for Madhvi Panchal

Director Rebecca Beswick & Solicitor Dylan Mann

"Having been in business for many years, I have dealt with many solicitors in various contexts. I have never, ever come across a firm as efficient, helpful and prompt as Lawson West. They turned a problem into a triumph for us. Special thanks to Dylan who was outstanding, and also Rebecca who facilitated the whole process. They will absolutely be my first port of call for any future commercial work and I would have no hesitation in recommending them."

Ms J for Rebecca Beswick & Dylan Mann

Director Vaishali Thakerar & Paralegal Karinna Foster

"I felt very anxious at times with the pressure that my former employers were exerting on me. But Karinna was very reassuring and Vaishali was recommended to me, thank goodness! I honestly felt supported from start to finish. It's been over 2 years since this started but I can't thank you enough for all your help. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the services of Lawson-West in any capacity."

Ms L.N for Vaishali Thakerar & Karinna Foster

Nathan Mee, Solicitor, Commercial Law

5-star Trust Pilot review:

"I would highly recommend the team at Lawson West, especially Nathan Mee. Throughout the process Nathan was prompt, professional, friendly and always took the time to talk everything through with me."

Ms K.H for Nathan Mee


A 5-star Trust Pilot review for Dylan Mann, Lawson West Commercial and Commercial Property Solicitor:

"The team at Lawson West Solicitors have always been extremely professional and in particular we have had the pleasure of working with Dylan Mann on this occasion, who has been extremely helpful in providing support and guidance at every stage. It has been reassuring to have such an efficient solicitor working on our case, which gave us peace of mind knowing that things will run smoothly and be completed on time."

Mr S for Dylan Mann

Ashley Hunt 2021

Ashley Hunt, Director and Employment Solicitor
Lawson-West Solicitors, Leicester

A recent client review:

"I would highly recommend Ashley Hunt when it comes to dealing with employment issues. A professional and approachable person, he represented me recently when I was offered redundancy by my employer. A great result all round. Thank you."

Client A.T. in Bedfordshire - a review for Ashley Hunt, Employment Law team