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BUSINESS

Commercial Litigation

At McKeag & Co Solicitors our dispute resolution team is experienced at handling a wide variety of business disputes. We specialise in providing advice and support to small and medium-sized businesses that are looking for an approachable and professional service.

Whether your issue involves bringing or defending a claim against either another business or individual, we can office advice from a Partner specialist at sensible and competitive rates. McKeag & Co regularly advise on issues such as:

  • Breach of Contract/Contractual Disputes

  • Professional Negligence

  • Consumer Disputes

  • We have a range of funding options available and may be able to act on a ‘no win, no fee agreement’ or offer a fixed fee package in some matters.

 
 

Commercial Property

McKeag & Co can advise on the full range of commercial property services. We aim to offer timely, client-focused advice in plain English and at a competitive price. We will get your deal done in the time scale that you require.

We offer advice on:

  • Office, industrial, retail, development, leisure, healthcare and licensed properties

  • The acquisition and disposal of freehold or leasehold property

  • Property development and property investment portfolios

  • Sale and leasebacks;

  • Granting, surrendering or negotiating leases;

  • Assignments, sub-lettings, underletting and alterations

  • Rent deposit deeds

  • Rent reviews

  • Service charge provisions

  • Repair or dilapidation claims

  • Renewals or variations

 

Your matter will only be dealt with by a qualified solicitor who will keep you up to date with regular progress reports.

 

Employment Law

Whether you are a small or large company or organisation, a thorough grasp of employment law is essential to protect your business.

McKeag & Co provide expert legal advice when dealing with extensive employment legislation and case law.

Whether you need support to deal with a specific situation or ongoing employment advice, we tailor our service to meet your exact business needs.

From advice prior to disputes arising, to representation at Employment Tribunals or in Court, we can assist you on the correct procedures to follow. We regularly advise on the following:

  • Drafting of terms and conditions, contracts of employment and service agreements

  • TUPE regulations

  • Company handbooks and policies

  • Disciplinary procedures and dismissals

  • Redundancy issues

  • Drafting formal employment letters

  • Severance/Compromise Agreements

  • Managing absence/disciplinary issues

  • Restrictive covenants

  • Health & Safety policies

  • Recovery of losses incurred as a result of an employee breaching their contract

 

Landlord & Tenant

McKeag & Co have extensive experience when dealing with all aspects of landlord and tenant law.

We regularly advise on:

  • Possession Proceedings for property

  • Representation in the Courts

  • Dilapidation

  • Lease renewal

  • Lease surrender

  • New leases

  • Tenant default

  • Squatter eviction

  • Lease disputes and breach of covenant

  • Adverse possession and co-ownership disputes

  • Arrears Recovery for Rent & Service Charges

 

Based in Gosforth, we act for every type of landlord and all occupiers. Whatever the situation, our specialist solicitors provide a full service to both landlords and tenants in all sectors of the real estate market. We aim to give clear and practical advice to enable our clients to achieve their objectives.