Solicitors in East Anglia

Holmes & Hills Solicitors in East Anglia is based at J25 of the A12 and is independently recognised as a leading regional law firm by The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Holmes & Hills Solicitors - A12 Commercial Hub (East Anglia)

T: 01206 593933
E: advice@holmes-hills.co.uk

A12 Commercial Hub, 86 London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1ED

A12 Commercial Hub opening in 2020

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is opening a sixth office which will become its regional Head Office in East Anglia. The A12 commercial Hub, as it will be called, will be located at junction 25 of the A12, Marks Tey. Occupying what was the old Food Co. building, with a 15 year lease having been signed, the office will provide Holmes & Hills with approximately 14,000 square feet of space, providing much needed capacity to locate colleagues and operations following a decade of material growth which has seen the firm double its number of colleagues and open three offices in Essex and Suffolk already.

All existing Holmes & Hills offices to remain

The opening of the A12 Commercial Hub is an expansion of Holmes & Hills' business and operations. As such, all of Holmes & Hills' existing offices in Braintree, Sudbury, Halstead, Coggeshall and Tiptree will remain open and situated in their existing office locations.

Investment at the A12 Commercial Hub

Long-term investment is being made by Holmes & Hills to turn the old Food Co. building into an office that provides clients, colleagues and professional contacts alike a modern and flexible space to work, meet, gather and network with colleagues clients and contacts from across East Anglia.

A flexible home for our commercial legal teams

As the name suggests, the A12 Commercial Hub will act as a flexible and modern base for Holmes & Hills' commercial legal teams, including its Corporate and Commercial, Commercial Property, Planning and Development, Litigation and medical litigation departments, as well as the firm's operational and management functions including Accounts, HR, Marketing and Business Support.

The building will provide for an open plan office environment including most Partners occupying open spaces as opposed to offices. The building will also provide agile working space to provide for away from desk co-working, a large coffee lounge for informal, non-confidential internal and external networking and meetings, as well as three formal meeting rooms, one informal meeting room and conferencing facilities.

Legal services provided across East Anglia

Commercial Property

Specialist commercial property solicitors working with commercial landlords, tenants, owner occupiers, investors and property agents across East Anglia. Get expert advice on acquiring or disposing of property, funding, taking new leases, issuing new leases, renewing leases, breaking leases and subletting.

Corporate and Commercial

Corporate and commercial solicitors working in partnership with established, growing and start-up companies across East Anglia to provide specialist commercial law advice to owners, Directors and senior leadership covering business acquisition and disposal, contracts and agreements, funding, supplier and customer relationships, due diligence, and risk mitigation, as well as representation in commercial disputes.

Development and Land

Development and land specialists, independently recognised as experts, working with developers, land owners, consortiums and land agents across East Anglia, providing expert advice covering acquisition and disposal of land for development, drafting of development agreements (Option, Joint-Venture, Consortium, Promotion), exercising of existing agreements, as well as site set-up, Planning Law, Construction Law and plot sales.

Employment Law

Specialist employment lawyers advising small to medium sized employers and employees across East Anglia on all areas of Employment Law including employment contracts and handbooks, policies, redundancy, settlement agreements, making or defending claims, disciplinary, dismissal and TUPE.

Family and Relationships

Family Law solicitors ranked among the best in the region providing specialist and leading legal advice to individuals across East Anglia covering divorce, financial settlements, separation from long-term relationships and children matters, as well as prenuptial and cohabitation agreements.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

A large team of civil litigators working in partnership with businesses and individuals across East Anglia, providing expert advice legal advice and representation in making, defending and avoiding disputes relating to commercial relationships, contractual disputes, franchise disputes, construction disputes, debt recovery, care fees, contentious probate and inheritance disputes, property and boundary disputes, among others.

Planning Law

One of the region's leading and largest teams of specialist Planning Law solicitors, working in partnership with developers, local authorities, land owners, planning consultants, property professionals and community action groups to provide them with specialist advice on all areas of contentious and non-contentious Planning Law. Independently recognised as a leading source of expert Planning Law advice in the region by The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Probate and Estate Administration

Senior and specialist probate and estate administration lawyers providing advice to Executors and Administrators of estates across East Anglia. Expert advice provided by the team covers Executor and Administrator responsibilities and potential personal liabilities, obtaining Grant of Probate, Inheritance Tax and other tax issues, dealing with international assets and commercial interests, issues surrounding young beneficiaries, preparation of HM Revenue and Customs accounts, as well as intestate circumstances (death without a Will).

Residential Property

One of the region's largest teams of residential property lawyers working in partnership with and advising thousands of individuals and couples across East Anglia every year. Providing No Sale, No Fee conveyancing and services relating to remortgaging, transferring equity, releasing equity, extending leases, purchasing plots of land, as well as advising on landlord and tenant matters. Minimising paperwork through use of email.

Wills, Powers and Trusts

Specialist lawyers providing expert advice to individuals and couples across East Anglia on planning for the future and protecting their interests and those of their loved ones, through advice on and expert drafting of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, as well as the setting--up and management of a range of Trusts.

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