About TWM Solicitors
About our Firm
Established in 1799, TWM Solicitors is a leading South East law firm with 220 people in offices across Surrey and London. We are a full service firm, a ‘one stop shop’ for all legal services. For private clients we are renowned for family law, residential property, tax planning, trusts, wealth management and wills and probate. For businesses we have teams dealing with the full range of corporate and commercial law, dispute resolution, employment and commercial property.
We are extremely proud of our heritage, and that many of the families we act for have been clients for generations, and businesses for many decades. We operate firmly on the ‘do as you would be done by’ principle, and believe that our professional services and client care standards are of the very highest quality and value for money.
We are a successful, sustainable business, providing a personal and partner-led service to all of our clients. Our values of commitment and integrity are as important now as they were in 1799.
Commercial clients are drawn from a wide range of business sectors. Major organisations for which the firm acts include, Shilton Plc, Tindle Newspaper and Radio Group amongst others. We have a track record as an adviser to Further Education Colleges throughout the South East of England, including Reigate, South Thames and Thanet. The firm is also a panel adviser for Lloyds TSB Bank Plc and Handelsbanken.
Our Commercial Property team is independently recommended for its expertise in acquisitions and sales, preparation and negotiation of leases, acquisition of portfolios property and licensing. Planning and development expertise includes site assembly, option agreements, finance agreements and plot sales.
Our Business Law team acts in respect of acquisitions, disposals of companies and shareholdings, management buyouts and mergers as well as commercial contracts, partnership agreements, intellectual property, insolvency and recovery, IT and standard terms and conditions. We also have expertise within the department in terms of taxation including Corporation Tax, Stamp Duty Land Tax, VAT and of course Income Tax.
Our Employment team acts for employers offering a range of employment services including representation in the Courts and Tribunals, guidance in terms of disciplinary and dismissal procedures and preparation of contracts and employment policies. It also advises employees in a wide range of issues including disputes with employers, redundancy and mediation hearings.
Dispute Resolution services are provided in property, landlord and tenant and building contracts as well as commercial litigation, insolvency, bankruptcy, partnerships and professional negligence. We have a dedicated and specialist debt collection service.
Services for Individuals
Family Law services are a specialism of the firm, particularly for high net worth individuals. Divorce, separation, civil partnerships and co-habitation are handled together with pre-nuptial agreements and other financial aspects such as maintenance, support for children, property transfers, lump sum orders and pension sharing. The team has a significant number of lawyers trained in settling disputes via mediation and collaborative law process. All types of injunctions are dealt with as well as Children Act proceedings including contact, residence and removal. Knowledgeable expertise is provided in cross border issues.
The Firm offers Residential Property services throughout its offices and enjoys close connections with developers. In terms of residential conveyancing our aim is to provide a quality service at good value.
Our Dispute Resolution team is for individuals in all manner of disputes and particularly specialises in contentious probate matters with the head of the department holding the ACTAPS qualification.
Private Client services include Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, probate, administration of estates, Trust creation and Trust administration as well as taxation and mental capacity issues.