Below is a list of the top and leading Contract Lawyers in Birmingham. To help you find the best Contract Lawyers located near you in Birmingham, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Birmingham’s Best Contract Lawyers:
The top rated Contract Lawyers in Birmingham are:
- Qarrar Somji – Cato Solicitors
- Ian Jones – Spencer Shaw Solicitors Limited
- Gordon Turner – Gordon Turner Employment Lawyers
- Toby Harper – Harper James Solicitors
- Emma-Louise Hewitt – Sydney Mitchell LLP
Qarrar Somji qualified as a Solicitor Advocate in 2014 having previously had experience in a varying range of litigation roles. Qarrar graduated with a Masters in Commercial Law from the University of Birmingham in 2009 writing his thesis on Employer’s Liability for Work-Related Stress. He during the early part of his career had significant experience in dealing with the Consumer Credit Act and Financial Services and Markets Act litigation.
From 2011 Qarrar was exposed to all aspects of Commercial, Chancery, Civil, and Insolvency litigation. This now forms the bulk of his caseload. He has also successfully arbitrated an alleged breach of a construction contract worth over £500,000 resulting in a payment to his client.
Employment, Commercial, Corporate, Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Legal & Risk Adult, Family Law, Private Client
“We found Mr. Somji to be of great help we explained our scenario to him he gave us sound & practical advice and transparently explained the costs involved. In my mind, I know who to got to for exceptional litigation advice.” – R.P
Spencer Shaw Solicitors Limited
Ian Jones is the founder of Spencer Shaw Solicitors and qualified as a solicitor in 1991. He has worked in employment law for more than 25 years and has been a partner and Head of Litigation with larger firms before setting up Spencer Shaw in 2007. He has experience in all aspects of employment law and has a particular interest in unfair dismissal cases, disputes involving allegations of breach of restrictive covenants, and negotiating settlements. He appears regularly in the Employment Tribunal. Ian’s experience includes taking claims on appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal, the Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court.
Employment Law, Debt Litigation
“Very competent, knowledgeable, and friendly. They were very thorough in their evaluation of my redundancy notice and certainly put my mind at ease by explaining in simple terms what the most important clauses meant. Definitely recommend them.” – Semiable S.
Gordon Turner Employment Lawyers
Gordon Turner qualified as a solicitor in 1993. A specialist Settlement Agreement Solicitor in London, Gordon has over 25 years’ specialist experience in employment law and settlement agreements. Gordon prides himself on very quick solutions. Every year, he sees around 500 clients, and over 95% of these are resolved amicably. His clients come from a very broad sector from famous clubs such as The Garrick and The Caledonian, bankers, and high net worth individuals to public sector employees. He is regularly quoted in the media and has appeared on Panorama, Law in Action, and often features in legal journals.
Settlement Agreements, Employers
“After being continually let down with previous legal advice Gordon personally took on and helped us through a difficult and time-consuming case and provided more help and support than we had received in the prior 18 months. Exceptional knowledge and a complete understanding helped us achieve a satisfactory and quick conclusion. Highly recommended.” – Graham T.
Harper James Solicitors
Toby Harper is the founder & CEO of Harper James Solicitors, as well as a corporate and commercial solicitor. He trained and qualified at a boutique corporate and commercial law firm, whose clients consisted primarily of SMEs who operated almost exclusively within the advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. He was exposed to a wide range of corporate and commercial matters in this role and gained a great deal of experience dealing with large volumes of corporate mergers and acquisitions. Before founding Harper James Solicitors, he was most recently the sole legal counsel at a leading venture capital company.
Employee Incentive Arrangements, Corporate Law, Corporate tax, EMI Share Option Schemes, Enterprise Investment Schemes & Seed Enterprise, Investment Scheme, Exits & Disposals, HMRC tax investigations For Business, Hurdle Shares, Initial Public Offering, Legal Services For Start-Ups, Limited Liability Partnership Arrangements, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Share Buybacks, Venture Capital
“Toby and his team have helped me with a number of things over the years including making changes to my previous firm’s company share structure, employment contracts, residential conveyancing, commercial property purchase, and a lease. Harper James have provided sound advice at a competitive price, but perhaps more importantly they have given me precious time back, which is very important to me given I’m a busy business owner. Highly recommended.” – Michael H.
Sydney Mitchell LLP
Emma-Louise Hewitt specialises in all areas of Employment Law acting for both employees and employers. She studied law at Derby University from 2003 – 2006, undertook her LPC at The College of Law Birmingham in 2006 – 2007. Emma worked as a paralegal at Davies and Partners Solicitors before completing her training contract with them in February 2010. Emma then joined Standley & Co Solicitors in March 2010 as an assistant solicitor, becoming head of the Employment Department in 2011 and then Equity Partner from April 2015 until 31 July 2018. She heads up the Sydney Mitchell Employment Law Team.
Employment Law, Conveyancing, Family Law, Care Funding, Wills, Trust & Probate, Director Disqualification Proceedings, Personal Injury, Claims Against Directors, Clinical Negligence, Cosmetic Surgery Claims, Estate Agency, NHS Continuing Health Care Funding, Court Of Protection And Deputyship, Debt & Insolvency Advice, Immigration
“The best solicitors full stop. you wouldn’t find a better company or people. These people know what they are doing and are the best.” – Chris H.