Putting You First

We offer a full range of legal advice and services for small and medium sized businesses. Based in the very centre of London, we know legal issues can be both daunting and complex, so our aim is to cut through the jargon, and provide you with clear advice and a pragmatic strategy to manage or resolve the issues you have. We provide a personal service and believe in putting you at the forefront of everything we do.

Who we are

We pride ourself on our “Client First” approach, mirroring the pattern that used to be standard for law firms. We know that legal issues can often be confusing and, if mismanaged, that confusion can lead to frustration. We take the time to ensure that you understand your options removing the unnecessary legal jargon.

Nighat Sahi - Partner

What You Can Expect

Our Team

Our team is experienced, dynamic and determined. Our advice will always be realistic and comprehensive, and our services our designed to meet all the needs of a growing business.

Our Clients

As our client, we will spend time getting to know you and your business, so we can work alongside you as a trusted partner, providing advice and support as and when needed.

Our Approach

Our aim is to make your life easier and your business more efficient and productive. Working with you, we will bring all the legal strands of your business together under one roof.

Committed to helping you

With over 60 years of experience between us, we are commercially savvy and have a comprehensive understanding of the bigger picture as well as the detail. With experience in a wide range of sectors, our aim is to meet and resolve the many legal requirements and demands of your business swiftly and cost effectively. We will deal with you and your team in a way that is sensitive but realistic, with a view to minimising any disruption but at the same time focussing on the results you need to achieve.

  • Corporate and Commercial Law

    We can advise and assist start-ups and growing SMEs in respect of a variety of commercial and corporate matters. We pride ourselves on our quick response times, our depth of experience and our proactive service.

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  • Dispute Resolution

    Ongoing disputes can be disruptive, costly and emotionally draining so we will always try and resolve any issues as swiftly, economically and favourably as possible. Our services include commercial and corporate disputes as well as debt recovery.

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  • Employment Law

    Employment law is fast moving and can be complex, and we’re here to ensure that you always operate in line with good practice, are compliant with legislation and are fully up to date with recent developments.

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  • Insolvency & Restructuring

    Our insolvency team will work closely with our corporate and employment solicitors with a view to rescuing your business where possible. We also advise insolvency practitioners and directors in connection with their duties.

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  • Immigration

    We can advise individuals, small enterprises, corporate clients and financial institutions operating in the UK in respect of business related immigration matters as well as employers registering as licensed sponsors and maintaining A-rated status.

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  • Real Estate

    We have an experienced team of property solicitors who can assist in a number of different specialist and complex areas including commercial property sales, purchase and leasing and residential property development.

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Nighat has been a huge support over the years, delivering expert and reliable advice with a professional timely service. Of particular value is her supportive counsel in highly charged situations, which has always ensured the very best outcome. I recommend Nighat to colleagues & companies for her expertise, passion, care & understanding of client needs which continues to make working with her a pleasure.

Athena Hubble - Managing Director

Andrew Robins Corporate & Commercial Law

Andrew has been advising Thistle Initiatives Limited since we incorporated in 2009. Throughout that time Andrew has advised on a whole range of complex legal matters and continues to do so, sometime on a weekly basis. Andrew is always available to provide advice on important legal matters and takes the stress out of many situations. We have no hesitation in recommending Andrew and his firm.