DF Legal LLP
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DF Legal LLP Personal Law

We advise on many areas relevant to you and your family. By developing a complete awareness of your personal aims and concerns, we're well placed to offer you constructive and focused strategies that fully meet your requirements.

To find out more about our range of services for you, click on our specialist areas below:

Property | Employment | Family Law | Wills and Probate | Claims & Disputes | Financial Problems | Acident Claims | Immigration

DF Legal LLP Property

DF Legal Property

DF Legal deal with sales, purchases, leases, mortgages and remortgages for all types of property, as well as transfers of equity and gifts of property.

At DF Legal we pride ourselves in giving each and every client the same personal, attentive and thorough service, at competitive prices.

Here's what some of our clients say about us:
"Excellent personal service from start to finish. Exceeded our expectations." -
Mr and Mrs B, Ruardean

"First time we had used DF Legal – very happy to instruct you again without hesitation." -
Mr and Mrs N, Ledbury

"Thank you so much for handling our conveyancing so brilliantly." -
Mr H Ealing

We believe in combining the best of available technology with a personal service. As well as being skilled property lawyers, we understand the stress involved in moving house and so, amongst other things, we can help you with negotiations on price and timeframe, advise you on many practical aspects of your move, and of course ensure that you are legally protected when making the single most significant investment of your life.

DF Legal can assist you with:

  • Buying and selling houses and flats
  • Mortgages and remortgages
  • Selling newly built or converted houses and flats
  • Home Equity Release Plans
  • Buying and selling land
  • Provision of an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

DF Legal will always provide you with a fixed cost quote at the outset of any conveyancing matter.

If you would like to find out more please contact our Property Department

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DF Legal LLP Employment

DF Legal Employment

For details on how DF Legal LLP can help Employers please click here.

In recent years there have been huge changes in the law governing the relationship between employer and employee, and procedure and conduct inside and outside the workplace. Increasingly, the law regulates many aspects of the employment relationship, providing statutory rights and protection to employees and workers. This trend will undoubtedly continue with further legislation and legal developments coming into effect every year.

DF Legal can advise you, and where appropriate, provide representation in relation to:

  • Unfair and Wrongful dismissal claims
  • Breach of employment contract claims
  • Redundancy and related matters
  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • Working hours and holiday entitlement
  • Parental leave and time off for dependants
  • Discrimination – sex, race, age, disability and gender
  • Equal pay and minimum wage claims
  • Compromise agreements
  • TUPE

The majority of the adult population spend many hours a week at work and will inevitably be affected by employment law issues. DF Legal is here to help you with these issues.

DF Legal offer a free initial 30 minute consultation.

Please see our Monthly Employment Newsletter for the latest information.

DF Legal's Employment Law Guide - This will help identify any problems/issues. For advice as to any employment law queries please contact our Employment Department

If you would like to find out more please contact our Employment Department

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DF Legal LLP Family Law

DF Legal Family Law

The breakdown of a relationship is a difficult time and in the unfortunate event that you are unable to settle problems we are here to help.

We provide sound and constructive advice to ensure that practical solutions for you are achieved. We offer support and assistance when it is needed most and there are complex issues which need to be resolved.

DF Legal prides itself on being an organisation of lawyers who listen. It is our paramount concern to ensure that your rights and those of your children are protected.

The head of our Family Department Rupi Rai is a member of Resolution, an organisation of 5700 lawyers who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters.

These are some examples of areas that we can help you with:

  • Pre-nuptial Agreements
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Advice on Civil Partnership and Dissolution
  • Mediation
  • Property and financial matters, such as businesses, pensions, maintenance
  • Injunctions
  • Adoptions
  • Disputes concerning children

If you would like to find out more please contact our Family department.

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DF Legal LLP Wills and Probate

DF Legal Wills and Probate

DF Legal LLP offer a comprehensive and efficient service advising and assisting our clients and their families to manage their property, assets and financial affairs by planning ahead giving them the peace of mind of knowing what ever happens their affairs will be dealt with in accordance with their wishes.

Our specialist department can help you to plan ahead by means of wills (including inheritance tax advice), trusts or Lasting Powers of Attorney, and can also assist you in an application for a Deputyship order or to deal with affairs in the event of a death.

For more information about the ways we can help you to plan for the future please visit the following pages:

Wills | Living Wills | Lasting Power Of Attorney | Application For Deputyship | Probate

If you would like to find out more please contact our Wills and Probate Departments .
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DF Legal LLP Claims and Disputes

DF Legal Claims and Disputes

Do you have claims or disputes that require settlement through litigation or by way of alternative dispute resolution?

If so, we can help you. As we promote, we listen to whatever you are going through and advise you on how to resolve your claim or dispute. We will ensure that we will work closely with you to actively resolve your issue, in order to satisfy your objectives.

We have the experience and knowledge to handle your case. We will assess your merits and if necessary act on a No win No Fee basis, to which we can offer suitable insurance.

We cover a wide range of work such as, Landlord and Tenant, Mortgage arrears, Contractual disputes, Service Level Agreements, Professional Negligence, Debt Recovery, Inheritance Dispute, Travel Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as many other areas.

To find out more contact the litigation department.

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DF Legal LLP Financial Problems

DF Legal Financial Problems

These days it is very easy and not uncommon to fall into a debt trap. If you do have financial problems our advice is to deal with the matter head on. The worst thing that anyone can do is to ignore it and hope that the problem goes away. At DF Legal we see it as our job to ease the pressure and distress that financial problems may cause for you and your family.

At DF Legal we not only believe in assisting you legally but also practically, where possible. Seeking our expert advice at an early stage means less stress and worry for you.

Examples of the kind of financial problems which we are equipped to help you with include:

  • How to avoid and deal with County Court Judgements (commonly referred to as CCJs)
  • Mortgage arrears
  • Debt management
  • Individual Voluntary Arrangement (commonly referred to as IVAs)
  • Bankruptcy

If you would like to find out more please contact our Litigation Department

If you would like to find out more please contact our Litigation Department.

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DF Legal LLP Accident Claims

DF Legal Accident Claims

Our specialised team has helped injured people claim for personal injury compensation, and will advise and help you obtain compensation following:

  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Trip and Slip in a Public Place
  • Accidents and Injuries at Work
  • Medical Negligence
  • Any accident where someone else is to blame

For help and advice if your accident occurred abroad, please contact our Personal Injury Department

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DF Legal LLP Immigration

DF Legal Immigration

Our immigration law team is renowned for combining a wide-ranging business immigration practice with expertise in individual matters. We offer focused solutions across the board and representation at appeals and court cases.

We have made it our business to ensure that our advice covers more than an outline of options, as the immigration rules become more complex legally. Using our experience, knowledge and contacts to solve problems for our clients, being proactive, and, when required, tough with the authorities, delivering our work within cost expectations and ensuring that we are accessible are important to us. We complement our personal service with technology as and when it benefits our clients.

Our lawyers have long-established relationships with the immigration authorities in the UK, as well as British embassies and consulates abroad. This enables us to ensure that all cases we handle are dealt with conveniently and expeditiously for our clients.

Our service differs, however, in our response to the increasing number of instances where the UK Border Agency seeks to exercise its powers outside the legal framework, or where its rules are unclear. If necessary, we will not hesitate to obtain clarity or take legal action to redress the balance and protect the reputation of our clients. Our immigration team shares DF Legal's overall ambition of ensuring that the rule of law is upheld and applied fairly.

We have helped many individuals worldwide secure approvals and visas under the old highly skilled migrant programme and the replacement tier 1 (general) scheme, which enables them to be employed or self-employed, full-time or part time. We have also switched many people who hold work permits and who are anxious about their employment situation into tier 1 (general), often securing fresh leave to enter within one or two weeks.

We assist entrepreneurs wishing to establish businesses or invest in the UK. We provide advice on all other immigration categories, including spouse, civil partner and unmarried partner visas, applications by non EEA-family members, student, asylum and human rights applications and those based on exceptional/compassionate circumstances.

Unlike many law firms, our immigration service is conducted on fixed fee basis, which means that you know how much each service will cost before instructing us. Our fixed fee prices are so competitive; it is unlikely that they can be beaten.

To download our Immigration Guide which includes a list of our fixed fee prices, please click here

Our immigration team also acts for businesses

Immigration services for private individuals at a glance:

  • challenges: appeals, reconsiderations and judicial reviews
  • complex cases: asylum claims, human rights applications and cases which fall outside the rules
  • EU/EEA: family permits, applications for residence cards and documents, complex EU law
  • family cases: spouse, civil and unmarried partner, children and other relatives
  • path to citizenship: British nationality and citizenship cases
  • permanent solutions: indefinite leave to remain/permanent residence applications
  • Points Based System for highly skilled individuals
  • those seeking to invest and/or establish businesses: tier 1 (investor), tier 1 (entrepreneur) and tier 1 (post study) applications
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