RELIABLE AND EXPERIENCED
We are more than just solicitors. Our multi-disciplinary team of professionals work together to deliver a unique service to our clients that goes above and beyond. We work together to provide a bespoke suite of solutions to both individuals and businesses based in London and further afield. Our aim is to gain an in-depth understanding of your business requirements, property portfolio and personal wealth aspirations to deliver clear and meaningful value in respect of the legal advice that we provide.
Corporate and Commercial
- Corporate structures and governance
- Mergers, acquisitions and disposals
- Commercial contracts
- Share schemes
- Residential conveyancing
- Estate management and plot creation
- Commercial sales and purchases
- Landlord and Tenant
- Leasehold Enfranchisement (Freehold Purchases and Lease Extensions)
Wills, Probate and Estate Planning
- Probate, trusts and administration of estates
- Lasting Power of Attorney
- Care for the elderly and vulnerable clients
Corporate and Commercial
Corporate Structures and Governance
Whether you are establishing a new business or dealing with the re-organisation of an existing one, we are here to help. Our solicitors can help you decide on the most appropriate structure for your business, including sole trader, partnership, limited company or limited liability partnership. We are able to also draft a wide variety of complex documentation to support your chosen structure, including articles of association, shareholders’ agreements, joint venture agreements, group re-organisation and demerger documentation. When choosing the most appropriate corporate structure, we understand that tax efficiency is a key driving force and therefore our tax advisors are always on hand to provide advice.
Mergers, Acquisitions and Disposal
Our expert solicitors have extensive experience in dealing with corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions, disposals, private equity investments and transactional due diligence.
We are able to offer advice to a wide range of different businesses, from start-ups to multi-nationals and have expertise across a broad range of sectors. Our corporate team also work closely with our accountants and tax advisors, who are able to help you with valuations, deal structuring, tax issues and financial due diligence.
By getting the small print right from the outset, we enable you to avoid any costly and time-consuming disputes that might arise. Our experienced solicitors can draft, review and report on a range of commercial contracts including standard terms and conditions, licensing agreements, agency and distribution. The team here at Z group also offers operational reviews for its clients, which is an overall health check designed to optimise business efficiency.
Did you know that an employee share scheme can be a powerful staff engagement and incentivisation tool? If structured correctly, they can also be a highly tax-efficient way of rewarding key members. Here at Z group, our solicitors and accountants work together to simplify the process, helping to give you a joined-up view. Whilst our solicitors can prepare the documentation, our accountants can assist with the tax considerations and valuation elements of the transaction.
We are also able to assist with EMI, growth share and unapproved share schemes. Get in touch today to find out more.
Whether you are buying a new home or selling your current one, our experienced solicitors and conveyancers can help you. We can offer you advice on the sales and purchases of houses and flats, re-mortgages, auctions, residential landlord and tenant law, trust properties, probate sales, first registrations of title, transfers of equity, leasehold enfranchisement (freehold purchases and lease extensions) and also general property law.
Do you require a survey of your property? Why not get in touch with our team of surveyors, who will be more than happy to assist you.
If you are thinking of renovating your property, our team of architects are able to assist with any planning considerations and interior design choices.
Estate management and plot creation
Here at Z group, we are on hand to assist residential developers with selling plots, as well as help with the site set up and onward plot conveyancing. Our team of solicitors and conveyancers work closely with our team of architects, who are able to advise on feasibility and any planning considerations that need to be taken into account.
If you find yourself needing any help and advice on changing the class use of a property, then our team of architects can also assist.
Leasehold enfranchisement (freehold purchases and lease extensions)
Whether acting for the freeholder or the flat owner, our experienced team are able to assist with a full range of services. We are able to offer advice on collective enfranchisement (the buying or selling of the freehold of a block of flats) and lease extensions whether by agreement or under statutory provisions (sections 13 or 42 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993).
Our team of solicitors are also able to act on matters relating to Section 5 notices under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987. This act states that before a freehold can be sold, the first refusal must first be given to the leaseholders. Our experienced team of conveyancers and solicitors can handle your lease extensions or enfranchisement from start to finish, so you don’t have to worry.
We are proud members of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP).
Should you require a valuation for leasehold extension or enfranchisement purposes, our surveyors team will be able to help.
Our solicitors not only help with residential property matters, but we can also assist with commercial property matters. Whether it be the purchase or sale, refinancing or taking/granting an option over the property, our team will be able to help you with all matters relating to the transaction.
Landlord and Tenant
If you are a landlord or tenant looking to grant or enter into a new lease of commercial premises our team can help. We can also assist with assigning an existing commercial lease to a new tenant prior to the end of its contractual term or surrendering a lease. If this is part of a wider corporate transaction, we can help with both the property and corporate elements of the deal.
If you are entering into a new lease, or taking over an existing lease from a tenant and thinking of renovating the property our team of architects are also able to assist with planning considerations and interior design.