Solicitors in Bournemouth

Contact Details

 

DX: Preston Redman ceased to be members of the DX exchange on 30 November 2019. Please note that letters sent by DX after that date will not be received.

Our office opening hours are Monday - Friday 8.30 a.m. - 17.30 p.m. (excluding Bank Holidays)

 

Directions

Preston Redman Solicitors Preston Redman Solicitors, Hinton House, Hinton Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2EN https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Preston+Redman+Solicitors/@50.719177,-1.87467,10z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x4873a1c4f086b28b:0xa38a845b1565ede916

Getting to us by car

There is limited parking available at our offices and there is also pay and display parking on Hinton Road opposite our offices. Alternatively, you can park at Hinton Road Car Park which is just a 1 minute walk away.

Getting to us by bus

Our closest bus stops are Hinton Road Top at the Bath Road, the end of Hinton Road and the Westover Road stop which is just a 2 minute walk from us.

Getting to us by train

Bournemouth railway station is a 20 minute walk away from our offices. You can also catch the bus numbers 3, 13, and m1 from directly outside the station to the Westover bus stop which is a 2 minute walk away from our offices.

Covid-19 Risk Assessment

In accordance with current Health and Safety Legislation and specific government guidance, Preston Redman have carried out a COVID-19 Risk Assessment. It is important that all staff, visitors, contractors and suppliers play their part in helping us to manage the risks that coronavirus brings to our workplace. This Risk Assessment will be subject to constant review to ensure it remains current and up to date.

Find our COVID-19 risk assessment here: Risk Assessment

Our Personal Legal Services in Bournemouth

Criminal Law

Our specialist criminal defence solicitors represent individuals facing criminal prosecution in the Magistrates’ Court and the Crown Court. Our team includes qualified duty solicitors who can represent you at the police station or any other prosecuting authority.

Driving Offences

Even the most careful of drivers can run in with the law now and again. Driving offences can be extremely costly – you risk losing your licence, incurring massive fines, and could have problems getting insurance later on. We can deal with all types of driving offences and help you navigate the criminal justice system. Our expertise includes:

  • Speeding offences
  • Penalty points disqualification
  • Drink drive offences
  • No insurance
  • Failure to identify the driver

For information about our driving and motoring offences fees, please visit our pricing page.

Employment Law

We provide practical advice to all employees, from junior staff to senior executives, on a wide range of employment law matters, including:

  • Compromise/settlement agreements
  • Employment contracts and policies
  • Grievance and disciplinary issues
  • Discrimination
  • Redundancies and restructuring
  • Employment Tribunal claims (including representation)

Family and Children

Our family law solicitors understand how tough going through issues such as relationship breakdown can be. We provide professional support and advice with the aim of bringing stability back into your life. Every family is different so we tailor our advice to your individual circumstances. We are also Law Society accredited in Family Law Advanced for our expertise. Our services include:

  • Divorce
  • Separation agreements
  • Financial matters
  • Pre nuptial agreements
  • Arrangements for children
  • Cohabitation issues
  • Domestic violence and injunctions

Notarial

Our notary, Adrian Falck, is qualified to assist with:

  • Notarising documentation in accordance with instructions
  • Verifying identity and capacity of signatories
  • Checking documents (including academic awards) are genuine
  • Drafting and affixing or endorsing notarial certificates
  • Legalising documents
  • Storing documentation in accordance with the Notarial Practice Rules 2019

Residential Leasehold

Bournemouth is a town of leaseholds. We enjoy close relationships with a number of local freeholders, have considerable experience dealing with individuals purchasing leasehold property and can resolve a wide range of leasehold related matters, including:

  • Leasehold enfranchisement (purchasing the freehold of your property)
  • Lease extension
  • Rights to manage
  • Service charge issues and disputes
  • Rights of first refusal

Residential Property

Buying or selling your home is simultaneously one of the most exciting and stressful life events you can go through. Our conveyancing solicitors will aim to minimise your stress as much as possible. Your conveyancing matter will be dealt with by a qualified legal expert who will keep you up to date and ensure the transaction progresses as efficiently as possible. Our expertise includes:

  • Sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold property
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • New build conveyancing (including Help to Buy)
  • Rights of way, covenants and boundary issues
  • Town and country planning
  • Conservation and environmental issues
  • Mortgages and finance
  • Advising landlords and tenants on lease extensions and purchase of freeholds
  • Trust deeds

Wills, Probate, Trust and Tax

We offer a wide range of lifetime planning and probate services. Our wills and probate solicitors will approach your matter with sensitivity and professionalism and we will take all possible steps to deliver a satisfactory outcome for you, whatever your individual circumstances. Our expertise includes:

  • Lifetime tax planning and asset protection
  • Trusts and Trust Administration
  • Lasting Powers of Attorneys and matters involving the Court of Protection
  • Accounts and Tax Returns
  • Wills and inheritance planning including family businesses and landed estates
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Living Wills and Advance Directives
  • Contested probates
  • Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

Our Business Legal Services in Bournemouth

Commercial Property

We can provide practical, commercially-focused advice on the purchase, sale, leasing, and management of property. We support all types of clients, including small to medium enterprises, regional businesses, commercial landlords, property investors, developers, and property management companies. Our expertise includes:

  • Landlord and tenant matters
  • Portfolio management
  • Property finance and secured lending
  • Property investment
  • Enfranchisement and lease extensions

Company Commercial

Our clients come to us time and time again for our business acumen, corporate legal expertise, and consistent ability to adapt and evolve our advice in line with your business goals and strategy. Our expertise includes:

  • Formations
  • Joint ventures
  • Contracts
  • Sales and acquisitions
  • Business recovery and insolvency

Development and Planning

We act for developers of commercial, residential, and mixed use schemes, from small plots to large scale developments. Our property development solicitors offer a full solution service combining a range of expertise, including property law, planning, construction, and contracts. Our service includes:

  • Joint venture partnerships
  • Development finance
  • Option agreements and conditional agreements
  • Site acquisitions and disposals
  • Advice on restrictive covenant and applications to vary them
  • Planning and highways agreements
  • Plot sales

Dispute Resolution

We are committed to helping our clients resolve disputes as harmoniously as possible, minimising the risk to the operation of your business and its reputation. Our expertise includes:

  • Business recovery and insolvency
  • Contract disputes
  • Construction & engineering disputes
  • Insurance claims
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • IT disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Product liability
  • Health and safety law
  • Fraud
  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Property litigation

Employment Law

Our employment law solicitors advise all kinds of employers, from small companies and partnerships, to large national corporations. Our expertise includes:

  • Tribunal claims, including representation at Employment Tribunal hearings
  • Compromise / settlement agreements
  • Employment contracts and policies
  • Grievance and disciplinary issues
  • Discrimination
  • Redundancies and restructuring

Estate and Agricultural Law

We have specialist expertise in the issues and challenges facing agricultural businesses and other rural land owners and tenants. Our expertise includes:

  • Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies and Farm Business tenancies
  • Strict settlements under the Settled Land Act 1925
  • Inheritance tax planning including chattels schemes, heritage property and conditional exemption
  • Trust re-organisation and management
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Public and private rights of way
  • Planning
  • The effects of diversification away from agriculture
  • Environmental prosecutions
  • Minerals
  • Wind farms, solar energy and other alternative energy generation
  • Listed buildings
  • Employment issues
  • Charities
  • Joint ventures and contract farming arrangements

Landlord and Tenant Disputes

We advise commercial landlords and tenants across a wide range of associated issues, helping clients preserve their relationships wherever possible whilst finding a positive solution to the matter. Our expertise includes:

  • Charging orders and applications for sale in relation to debts and secured debts
  • Bringing a tenancy to an end
  • Lease renewals
  • Forfeiture and possession proceedings
  • Landlord and tenant notices
  • Breach of repair and dilapidation claims
  • Recovery of rent arrears
  • Rent review disputes
  • Sub-tenants

Notarial

Our notary, Adrian Falck, is qualified to assist with:

  • Notarising documentation in accordance with instructions
  • Verifying identity and capacity of signatories
  • Checking documents (including academic awards) are genuine
  • Drafting and affixing or endorsing notarial certificates
  • Legalising documents
  • Storing documentation in accordance with the Notarial Practice Rules 2019