Mr John Lewis
- General Practice
Administrative & public law
Public law comprises several interlinking practice areas that concern relationships between people, government and other public bodies.
Charities lawyers advising the not-for-profit and social enterprise sector cover a vast area of legal ground, from wills and trusts to commercial and real estate law.
Civil liberties & human rights
Human rights law broadly refers to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the Human Rights Act 1998.
Commercial property/real estate
Commercial property lawyers work on a wide range of transactions including offices, retail developments and infrastructure projects.
Company & commercial
Commercial lawyers focus on trade, from commercial agreements about supply, manufacture and distribution to identifying the best routes to market.
Construction & engineering
Contentious construction work involves the resolution of disputes while non-contentious work involves drafting and negotiating contracts and advising on projects.
Criminal solicitors advise and appear in court on behalf of both accused persons and the prosecution.
In this area of legal practice, clients generally fall into two categories: the rich or famous and the media.
Commercial litigation involves the resolution of disputes in the corporate and commercial sphere.
Employment, pensions & incentives
Employment lawyers work across all areas of employment law, including handling discrimination, staff restructuring and whistleblowing issues.
Family lawyers deal with diverse issues including marriage, civil partnerships, cohabitation, separation, divorce, financial claims and pre and post-nuptial agreements.
Immigration lawyers deal with all legal matters relating to immigration and nationality.
<p>Intellectual property (IP) is an umbrella term for a variety of different rights which protect intellectual creations, such as inventions, brands, designs, and literary and artistic works.</p>
Personal injury law falls under the law of tort and involves civil claims brought to obtain compensation for injuries.