At Roger James, Clements & Partners our property specialists can help you whether you are buying, selling, transferring equity or re-mortgaging.
If you are buying or selling a house we recognise that this can be a very stressful time and our conveyancing team are committed to doing all that we can to ensure that your move is as stress free as possible. We are experienced professionals who understand the importance of responding promptly and meeting proposed deadlines.
We have excellent local knowledge and a good working relationship with a number of financial advisors and estate agents in the local area. For the majority of property transactions we will be able to provide you with a highly competitive fixed fee quotation, setting out the costs in advance.
We have a growing commercial property department, led from the front by the senior partner Michael Roger James. Our clients range from those tenants who wish to occupy small premises, to large landlord companies letting numerous commercial units. Rest assured, whatever the transaction type, it will be dealt with swiftly.
Since the Licensing Act 2003 the basis of the law of licensing and the administration thereof has changed.
The concept of “Licensing Activites” was introduced bringing a raft of functions hitherto unlicensed within the ambit of the Act.
Premises and individuals now require separate licenses and the administraton of licensing has moved from the Magistrates’ Court to the Local Authority. In addition the appeals system has undergone procedural changes.
Since 1972 we have assisted clients in licensing matters, from simple applications through to Crown Court appeals. We are experienced in all facets of licensing law, and we were heavily involved after 2003 in the transitional changes required by the new Act, including the application for “Grandfather rights” for existing licenses.
Wills & Probate
Whether you are planning to create a will or you have recently lost a loved one, our specialist team of lawyers will be able to offer you in depth knowledge and advice.
In addition to wills and probate, we also prepare Lasting Powers of Attorney which, allow you to choose someone that can make decisions on your behalf.
Our team of professionals will guide you through the process, ensuring that your wishes are converted in to actions when the time comes.
We understand that the loss of a loved one is a very stressful and emotional time. Our team offer a sympathetic approach when dealing with the administration of an estate.
We offer a free initial consultation meeting, for more information or to arrange an appointment please contact us.
We offer a comprehensive service on employment law for both employers and employees. This covers advice on the full range of issues including unfair and wrongful dismissal, discrimination of all kinds, and ‘TUPE’ transfers. This includes filing, pursuing and defending claims in the Employment Tribunal. In many cases, particularly where clients would prefer not to go to the Tribunal we will seek to achieve a negotiated outcome.
As a firm we regularly represent both claimants and respondents providing affordable advice from an expert lawyer who regularly deals with such claims. For employers we provide comprehensive legal advice on HR issues including drafting policies, compromise agreements and litigation.
At Roger James, Clements & Partners Solicitors we understand that a relationship breakdown can be a life changing time.
Our team of specialist matrimonial lawyers can offer you professional advice and personal service.
We can advise you on all aspects of relationship breakdown including divorce, financial arrangements, change of name deeds and residence/contact agreements.
We appreciate that the cost implications of such issues can be worrying and that’s why we offer competitive fees. For more information on our services or fees then please contact us for a free quotation.
Personal Injury and Civil Litigation
Our civil litigation department specialises in personal injury claims, the vast majority of this work being Claimant based and includes road traffic accidents, accidents in the workplace and upon the public highway. We are members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and have acted for various Landlords in connection with domestic tenancy matters and has built an exceptional relationship with Local Letting Agents. We also deal with contractual matters, debt recovery and boundary disputes. We have also been involved in building disputes where he has acted for both Builder and House Owner. We are currently involved in seeking compensation for those who live in the area of the new Sainsburys Supermarket Store where properties were damaged during the construction period.
Whatever your civil litigation requirements, we feel that we can assist you as we offer a comprehensive service in that area of law.
Established in 1971, the Criminal Department at Roger James, Clements and Partners deals with all manner of criminal cases from their inception at the Police Station through to the Magistrates, Youth and Crown Court.
There are three Duty Solicitors in the department who assist those Defendants who may be unrepresented at the police station or the Magistrates or Youth Court.
As well as representing Defendants who are proceeded against by the police, the Criminal Department at Roger James, Clements and Partners also assists those Clients facing proceedings brought by such bodies as Trading Standards, Revenue and Customs and Local Authorities.
The Crown Court Department has dealt with a number of serious cases from murder to rape and serious frauds. The firm are also members of the very high costs case panel which means it is entrusted with handling the most serious and complicated cases.
The Crown Court department has strong links with local barristers from Apex Chambers in Cardiff (www.apexchambers.net) ensuring that our client’s always receive a high quality service and the very best representation in the Crown Court.
For more information please fill out our Enquiry Form or contact on 01633 257844