We have a strong reputation for being approachable and for delivering workable solutions to our individual clients.
We are a match for any London based firm and combine our legal skills with bench tested excellent client care and a competitive charging structure. We operate various approaches to charging including traditional hourly rates, fixed fees and in some types of litigation no win and contingency arrangements.
The expertise of our lawyers has been recognised in both the Legal 500 directory and the Chambers directory. Both these directories undertake significant research of the legal sector and then categorise firms according to their level of expertise.
Our Private Client team is one of the largest in Hertfordshire. The team are members of STEP.
The Legal 500 says “The sizeable team at Debenhams Ottaway handles all aspects of personal wealth management, and has expertise in deputyship work. Clients recommend Susan Glenholme for her “terrific work ethic and excellent client management skills”
Our Family team are members the Law Society Family and Children Panels, Resolution (including accredited specialist status) and the Association of Lawyers for Children. Several members of the team are also trained collaborative lawyers.
The Employment team can advise on dismissal, redundancy, transfer of employment and discrimination claims. They can also advise on and negotiate the terms of a compromise agreement.
We have a strong Property team that is currently working towards the Quality Conveyancing Mark to give our clients extra piece of mind. The team offers services in residential conveyancing, property litigation, landlord and tenant and commercial property.
We are relatively unusual in having an in-house specialist Planning & Environmental team. The team can assist with all aspects of planning, including obtaining planning approvals, making planning objections and assisting you with and conducting planning appeals. Their expertise is also recognised by the Legal 500 directory.
Our Dispute Resolution team can advise on a variety of disputes including contractual disputes, allegations of negligence, consumer rights, property rights and disputes and personal injury.