Literature

 

Welcome to our Downloads page, here you will find all the literature currently available across the website. Click below to go direct to specific areas of interest:

Literature for Individuals Click on the image to download the flyer

Individual Services - An overview of all the services we offer for Individuals.

Agriculture & Rural Property Team - The Rural Property Team offer specialist legal advice for all areas of Rural and Agricultural Law. Areas covered include: Property Dispute Resolution, Environmental Matters, Planning Matters, Residential Property and Landlord & Tenancy Matters.


Clinical & Medical Negligence - We offer a service for those concerened about any healthcare they have received. We can help with raising a complaint and pursing legal claims for compensation on your behalf. Our ares of experise include: hosptial negligence claims, surgical negligence claims, nursing or residential care home claims, pharaceutical errors, dental negligence claims, GP negligence claims.


Debt Recovery - Our team are acutely aware that maintaining cash flow is essential to business survival. We will work as part of your organisation to undertake all aspects of the debt recovery process, ensuring prompt payment of all outstanding debts. We operate on a fixed fee basis for straightforward undisputed claims.

 

Dispute Resolution - Our areas of expertise include: Commercial Disputes & Litigation, Contract Disputes, Debt & Asset Recovery, Farming & Agricultural Disputes, Inheritance Dispute Resolution, Professional Negligence and Property Disputes.

 

Professional Negligence - We have expertise in pursing negligence claims against a range of professionals: Accountants & Auditors, Architects, Engineers, Financial Advisers, Insurance Brokers, Mortgage Brokers, Solicitors & Other Lawyers, Surveryors, Tax Advisers and Valuers.

 

The Professional Negligence Protocol - The Protocol is a set of guidelines and steps to be followed before any court proceedings are issued. It aims to avoid the need for the courts to be involved unless absolutely necessary.

Family - Our Family Team enables people to receive friendly practical legal advice on all aspects of Family Law including Divorce, Cohabitation, both Private and Public Law Children Matters and Domestic Violence.

 

Family Mediation - It is an alternative way to reslove issues arising from separation and divorce. A relationship breakdown can be the most challenging times a person's life.

 

Immigration - Our immigration team here at Battens have experience in all areas of immigration whether you are a business or an individual, we provide specialist legal advice regarding all your immigration needs.

 

Personal Injury - Our specialist team offer considered, robust, expert advice on all types of PI claims including: road traffic accidents, accidents at work, tripping, slipping & falling accidents, industrial diseases and violent crimes.

 

Making a Will - If you have not already made a Will, or if your circumstances have changed, it is a sensible idea to consider making a new Will.


Lasting Powers of Attorney - A power of attorney is a legal document whereby a person gives another person (the attorney) authority to make certain decisions on his or her behalf.

Funding of Long Term Care - The funding of long term care can be a worry for many people. Our specialist team are on hand to help make this process as simple as possible.

Property Dispute Resolution - We take a realistic and practical approach to the resolution of property disputes such as boundaries and problematic neighbours, which in particular can be senstive issues.

Landlord and Tenant - We have a strong and well respected Landlord and Tenant specialism within our Property Dispute Resolution Team.

 

Residential Property Team - The Property Team off clients practical and personalied legal advice on all property matters. Our services include: buying and selling property, new homes service, remortgages, conveyancing during a relationship breakdown and Agricultural and Rural services.

 

Buying your Property - This is a big decision, whether it is your first home, you are moving up the property ladd or you are purchasing as an investement. Our dedicated team of experts offer practical and personalised legal advice, helping you through the process every step of the way.

 

Selling your Property - Deciding to move house is a big decision regardless of whether it is to move up the property ladder, to downsize, to sell part of your portfolio or if it is a probate sale. Our dedicated team of experts offer practical and personalised legal advice, helping you through the process every step of the way.

 

Tax and Trusts -  A trust is an arrangement whereby one party (Trustees) hold property on behalf of other parties (Beneficiaries). Trusts can be set up by individuals in their lifetime or by Will. They are a useful tool for Inhertiance Tax planning and to help safeguard assets.

 

Wareham - In Wareham we cover all aspects of legal work focusing on property (buying or selling your house), planning issues, property disputes, private client work (Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney), divorce and family law, debt recovery and dispute resolution.

 

Castle Cary - In Castle Cary we cover all aspects of legal work focusing on property (buying or selling your house), planning issues, property disputes, private client work (Wills, Trust and Powers of Attorney), divorce and family law, commercial property, agriculture and rural land and dispute resoltuion.

 

 
Literature for Businesses  

Business Services Flyer - An overview of all the services we offer for Businesses. 


Agriculture & Rural Property Team - The Rural Property Team offer specialist legal advice for all areas of Rural and Agricultural Law. Areas covered include: Property Dispute Resolution, Environmental Matters, Planning Matters, Residential Property and Landlord & Tenancy Matters.   

Business Services: Corporate & Commercial - Our team is committed to offering practical and straightforward legal advice, from start-ups to complex contracts, to mergers, joint ventures, acquisitions, disposals and corporate finance. Our clients include public and privately owned comanies, SMEs, sole traders, partnerships and charities.

 

Company Secretarial Service - Our Company Secretarial Team offers a dedicated company secretarial service which is committed to offering practical, friendly, straightforward legal advice for all your company secretarial needs.

Trademarks - Battens TM - our no nonsense, fixed fee trademark service. We offer an easy-to-use, highly competitive service for anyone who wants to protect their brand in the UK, the EU or worldwide. As a Legal 500 law firm, we specialise in Intellectual Property, including patents, copyright and design.

 

Commercial Property - Offering effective practical solutions to commercial property clients, the Battens Commercial Property Team is recognised for its ability to deal with complex property issues and provide excellent client care.

 

Construction - Our specialist Construction team acts for developers, contractors, professional team members and lenders. We can offer considerable expertise on all legal facets of the construction process, including: building contracts, contract project documents, development agreements,  professional team appointments, warrantties and dispute resoultion.

 

Debt Recovery - Our team are acutely aware that maintaining cash flow is essential to business survival. We will work as part of your organisation to undertake all aspects of the debt recovery process, ensuring prompt payment of all outstanding debts. We operate on a fixed fee basis for straightforward undisputed claims.

 

Dispute Resolution - Our areas of expertise include: Commercial Disputes & Litigation, Contract Disputes, Debt & Asset Recovery, Farming & Agricultural Disputes, Inheritance Dispute Resolution, Professional Negligence and Property Disputes.

 

Professional Negligence - We have expertise in pursing negligence claims against a range of professionals: Accountants & Auditors, Architects, Engineers, Financial Advisers, Insurance Brokers, Mortgage Brokers, Solicitors & Other Lawyers, Surveryors, Tax Advisers and Valuers.

 

The Professional Negligence Protocol - The Protocol is a set of guidelines and steps to be followed before any court proceedings are issued. It aims to avoid the need for the courts to be involved unless absolutely necessary.

Employment Team - Our Employment Team provides businesses across all sectors with prompt, practical and proactive support and advice on all HR and employment matters to enable our clients to navigate the ever changing face of employment law.

BattensHR - BattensHR is a fixed fee HR & employment advice service. We provide your business with day-to-day expertise and support to protect you from employment claims.

 

Immigration - Our immigration team here at Battens have experience in all areas of immigration whether you are a business or an individual, we provide specialist legal advice regarding all your immigration needs.

 

Planning and Highways Advice - Our specialist Planning and Environment team has a wealth of experience and is a well regarded team recommended by the Legal 500. We can assist you with advice on legal issues arising in the planning application, draft and negotiate Section 106 Obligations, from simple non-fragmentation agreements to complex obligations for large, mixed use developments.

Property Dispute Resolution - We take a realistic and practical approach to the resolution of property disputes such as boundaries and problematic neighbours, which in particular can be senstive issues.

Landlord and Tenant - We have a strong and well respected Landlord and Tenant specialism within our Property Dispute Resolution Team.

 

Wareham - In Wareham we cover all aspects of legal work focusing on property (buying or selling your house), planning issues, property disputes, private client work (Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney), divorce and family law, debt recovery and dispute resolution.

 

Castle Cary - In Castle Cary we cover all aspects of legal work focusing on property (buying or selling your house), planning issues, property disputes, private client work (Wills, Trust and Powers of Attorney), divorce and family law, commercial property, agriculture and rural land and dispute resoltuion.

 

Other Literature

 

 

Guide to Services - An overview of all the services we offer for Businesses and Individuals.

 

Battens Charitable Trust - An overview of what the Charitable Trust is and how to make a donation.


Trainee Solicitor Programme - An overview of our Trainee Solicitor Programme