Specialists in Corporate, Commercial, Employment,


Specialists in Wills and Probate

and Estate Planning

At Hopson Solicitors, we like to understand our clients’ businesses and to form solid relationships from day one. Please get in touch for a no obligation initial meeting with straight forward professional advice.

Employment Law

Our purpose is to ensure compliance with employment legislation and therefore avoid the heavy cost and nuisance of employment tribunal claims.

For businesses this allows you to focus on your commercial objectives. In short, it could be said we protect your business from your most expensive asset i.e your employees.

For individuals we take the stress out of what can be a very traumatic situation ensuring that you get the best possible compensation you can achieve.

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Corporate & Commercial

We like to be seen as the go to people for any commercial queries. We have a wealth of experience in many commercial fields.

Whether you are buying or selling a company or business, restructuring your business or you require assistance with commercial matters through the day to day running of your business we are here to assist.

With our partners being business owners themselves, we aim to quickly understand your business and your aims and objectives.

We provide a personal service with no hidden rates.

Please feel free to contact Guy Hopson in the first instance to discuss your requirements.

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We handle the full range of commercial disputes ranging from recovering debts due to your business to high value commercial contracts in the High Court of Justice.

In litigation, often a firm stance is required. We are, however, commercially aware and explore alternative dispute resolution if clients' objectives can be obtained to avoid court/expensive litigation.

Our experienced lead lawyer is also and Accredited Mediator.

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Wills and Probate

Our main services include:
• Advising on inheritance tax planning strategies
• Helping to protect family wealth from third party interference
• Succession planning for business owners
• Drafting wills and letters of wishes
• Setting up and managing trusts
• Preparing powers of attorney (including Lasting Powers of Attorney)
• Preparing Living Wills (Advance Decisions)
• Advising on Court of Protection and Deputyship matters
• Advising on mental capacity issues
• Applying for Probate and administering estates
• Full professional executor, trustee and Court of Protection Deputyship services
• Planning for old age and care home fees

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Latest News

We like to make sure all our latest news is relevant and interesting for our clients. Please take a little time to read our posts, we are sure they will be of interest.

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Flexible Working Act 2023

The Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act 2023 comes into effect in July 2024. …

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Annual increases to payments and awards from April…

From April 2023, the statutory payments increase significantly. Please make sure you …

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The Menopause at Work

The menopause, and the implications of it for both employers and their staff, is …

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"We have worked with Hopson Solicitors for a number of years, the vast majority of our work involving Andréa and the Employment Department. Andréa quickly understands the often urgent issues that face our business and our sector. She delivers workable solutions with a no nonsense approach. Her input to our business is hugely valuable."

James Locke, Director, Verton Limited (t/a Greentree-Caplugs)

"No nonsense advice when needed."

Director, Calbarrie Compliance Services Ltd