Our specialist areas of law    

Tech Law

Voted Most Innovative Law Firm as we advise these specialised businesses and understand their unique needs such as acting quickly, but concisely.

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Start Up or Scale Up

Our fixed fee retainer packages allow you to spread the costs.

We offer legal advice with a commercial focus.

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Investment / Exit

As entrepreneurs we know what Investors/buyers expect from you and help you deliver it.

From IP to EMI to contracts.

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Surrogacy

Voted top Legal 500 for our specialist Surrogacy services.

In the UK, Canada/USA amongst areas covered.

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Latest News
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What a Cyber Attack looks like- Prevention and Tips

The recent global cyber-attack wreaked havoc at dozens of NHS trusts and hit thousands of computers in over 150 countries.The NHS trusts that were affected ...
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Transgender Rights: Harassment and Discrimination in the workplace

Late last year we fought a case for a transgender woman who was being discriminated against and harassed by her employer and colleagues. This woman ...
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Divorce: What happens to your pension?!

A pension feels very personal and the thought of your ex-spouse acquiring a share now and/or in the future can be disturbing. If an agreement ...
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On Divorce Day: is your business protected?

The first working Monday of the year is dubbed Divorce Day by family lawyers, but if you’re in business with your partner, things can get ...
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How damaging divorce can be for a businesses and what owners can do to safeguard their venture!

Have you secured your ‘business pre-nup’? Read here how to protect your business should the worse happen when you are in business with your spouse...It ...
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Magic hour: This mumpreneur's secret of running a successful City law firm

Karen Holden of A City Law Firm shares her viewsIt is often debated whether women can ‘have it all’ and I truly believe we can.  ...
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The Human Rights Act & Surrogacy

A Single Father's Journey: The TrilogyThe Family Courts have recently had to grapple with the particularly thorny issue of a single man seeking a Parental ...
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Brexit: Should we be worried?

A City Law Firm – Awarded ‘Innovative Law Firm of 2016 London’We pride ourselves on being the ‘leading entrepreneur law firm in the City of ...
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My partner took out a loan..now she's told me to pay her back!

My partner took out a loan so I could buy a motorbike – now she's told me to pay her back in full or hand ...
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Looking to invest in a company for your Entrepreneur Visa?

There are many people who will refer you to companies and accountants that can take in your investment, but these agents often take a referral ...
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Franchises and Commercial Leases

Franchising is a popular way of quickly growing a business and sharing the successful blueprint of a good product, service or idea. If you have a strong business brand which ...
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Protecting your assets: Start-up to Divorce

You work hard to start your own company and invest time and effort into making it work, only to have problems either with fellow colleagues ...
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What’s in a name? Just Google it! 

Google has become so renowned and ingrained in our daily lives that it’s the first thing that pops into your head when you want to know ...
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Why have a shareholders agreement?

You have a great concept or product, funding and perhaps a friend, relative or colleague that wants to join forces with you. The key to ...
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Employers Settlement Agreements

We can meet you immediately & honour costs offered by your employer. Professional, proactive and experienced in negotiating settlement agreement terms.What is a Settlement Agreement formally known ...
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Starting up a new business in 2016

Free 30 minute consultation and fixed - discounted fees for your first year.Start Up Business AdviceComprehensive legal advice for Business Start-ups in clear language by ...
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Do I need a Pre-Nuptial or Pre-CP Agreement?

The Civil Partnership Act 2004 and Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2015 updated the law to provide equality to couples in a same sex relationship.  However, ...
Awards & Achievements
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10 Downing Street

Invited into Number 10, Downing Street, our founder celebrated the firm’s award as being in the Top 100 Businesses in the UK
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Solicitors Journal Awards 2017

Employment Team of the Year, Winner.
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WorldWide Business Review Awards 2017

Most Outstanding Solicitors Award
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Published in the Daily Mail for the second time

Karen speaks on sexual harassment
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ACLF retains its Legal 500 status in 2017

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Named Top 100 Business

Named Top 100 Business, by Small Business Saturday
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Winner of Best Business Women

Winner of Best Business Women in legal services and finalist Best Business

    Award winning commercial & family solicitors in the City    

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