In the heart of the Surrey Hills with direct access to London, Guildford is a hub for innovation.
With a reputation as a creative and tech powerhouse, reinforced by the development of 5G, Games sector and digital health tech, not only is it a region of economic importance, this makes it one of the most desirable places to live in the UK.
Whether you are an individual, business owner, entrepreneur or wealth creators with interests both within the region and internationally, we can meet all your needs. We can offer access to legal services covering Private Client, Family and Property as well as Corporate and Commercial services including Commercial Property via our well connected teams based in our Guildford office and our international networks.
This unique part of the world is home to organisations such as Surrey Hills Enterprises, Business South and Surrey Chambers of commerce, all of which we are delighted to work closely with and support through our own Community Foundation for Surrey.
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Partner - Head of Real Estate Disputes
Real Estate Disputes
Charles Russell Speechlys advises discoverIE on its acquisition of Antenova
discoverIE is a leading international designer, manufacturer and supplier of customised electronics to industry.
Coded messages for landlords and tenants
“What does the code of practice mean for landlords and tenants? Read more here”
Ongoing supply chain crisis looms large over upcoming allergen law change
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Appital Ltd on £2.5m Investment led by Frontline Ventures
Appital is an Equity Capital Marketplace which aims to bring innovation to Equity Capital Markets.
The Surrey Chambers of Commerce report on the Charles Russell Speechlys' Community Fund's support of Surrey Young Carers
Action for Carers’ Surrey Young Carers service has been awarded a £3,000 grant from the Charles Russell Speechlys Community Fund.
Balancing health needs with a just outcome
A divorce case that highlights the sensitivities and special considerations when one party has significant health needs.
Returning to work post-lockdown: FAQs for employers
We look at some of the main issues employers may face and the key steps to consider as restrictions ease.
DBS publishes Annual Report - Barred list grows by over 4,000
Record success for Charles Russell Speechlys’ Private Wealth practice in Chambers HNW 2021 directory
We are delighted to have once again been recognised as a leader in our field in the Chambers High Net Worth 2021 Guide.
Charles Russell Speechlys releases H1 2021 deal highlights
Our deal highlights from the past 6 months are now available.
Business South and the Surrey Chambers of Commerce report on Jonathan Steele's promotion to Partner
As part of the firm's annual promotions, Jonathan Steele was promoted to Partner in the Guildford office.
Property Patter: the news so far on landlord challenges to retail CVAs
We review some of the recent high-profile landlord challenges to tenant CVAs,
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Avicenna Group on duo of pharmacy group acquisitions
The acquisition takes Avicenna to a total of 135 pharmacy branches.
Charles Russell Speechlys have advised Taylor Wimpey UK Limited and Vistry Homes Limited, on the disposal of their interest in the Cambourne Business Park
The £12m land was originally designated as part of an employment zone in the new town, but will now be promoted for 275 residential units.
Disputes under more than one contract
Jurisdictional issues to remember if considering adjudication
Property Patter: Navigating the complexities of Pharmacy Property
Pharmacy property is a specialist area which contains many traps for the unwary.
Charles Russell Speechlys promotes five to Partner
The promotions are effective 1 May 2021 and are accompanied by one Legal Director and 15 Senior Associate promotions.
Building Back Better: Future Gazing
What’s next for the hospitality industry post-pandemic?
Building Back Better: Re-examining your proposition
Why hospitality businesses should re-examine their proposition now
Building Back Better: Real Estate and Restructuring
How and why should hospitality businesses re-structure post pandemic?