Coronavirus (Covid-19) Response

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National Lockdown: Stay at Home

Our office in Hertford is closed for the duration of the National Lockdown (Stay at Home).  The firm continues to be open for business and we are providing our usual services with all staff working from home until restrictions are changed.  Meetings will be conducted virtually and you can contact us via our usual telephone numbers and email addresses.


Contact Us

Phone numbers and email address for all of our solicitors are on our People page.

Reception: 01992 300333


Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:15 pm

Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Here to Help

The Coronavirus crisis has generated numerous issues for businesses, families and individuals.  If you need advice about any of the following, these are the solicitors who can help.

Challenging a will: John Wiblin

Commercial property: Rachael Spalton

Contracts, restructuring or exiting a business: Michael Budd

Conveyancing: Chris Pease

Debt recovery and insolvency: John Wiblin

Disputes (business or personal): John Wiblin

Disputes about commercial and residential leases: John Wagstaffe

Ending a marriage or relationship: Tracey Dargan

Furlough, redundancy and grievances: Richard Gvero

Wills, powers of attorney and probate: Richard Horwood

If you have other concerns about your business or personal matters and are not sure what do to, just get in touch and ask. We will be able to offer some advice or point you in the right direction.


Helpful Articles

Here is a selection of helpful articles about issues relating to the pandemic.  More articles by our solicitors can be found on our BLOG page

A World at War: Contracts and Coronavirus
Businesses need to be paid – even during a pandemic
Checking All Your T’s and C’s Match Up to the New Normal
Company Responsibilities During Lockdown: Delayed Not Cancelled
Corporate Transactions During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Pandemic Insurance Claims Set for Settlement Following Ruling

CJRS – Job Retention Bonus
Employers’ Considerations for the Return to Work (Part 1 of 2)
Flexible Furlough Scheme
Furlough: updated guidance
Making Staff Redundant: 7 Things to Think About (1-3)
No Jab, No Job
Selecting Employees for Redundancy Based on Interviews

Christmas, Coronavirus and Separation: what are the rules around taking children away from home?
Child Contact Conundrums During the Covid Pandemic
Settling Cases in in Unsettling Times
Virtual Family Hearings: Tips for Attending a Hearing from Home

Can a Commercial Lease Be Terminated Before the End of the Term?
How to Buy your House before the Stamp Duty Holiday Deadline
Landlord Tenant Collaboration for the Return to Work
Legal Matters Q&A: Commercial Leases
Possession Proceedings: here we go again
Stamp Duty Holiday
The Return of Turnover Rent Leases: can market risk be shared between landlords and tenants?

Applying for a Grant of Probate – It’s All Change
Dealing with an Estate as an Executor During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Lights, camera, action… signing a will goes live
Spike in Demand for Will Writing
Supporting Older and Vulnerable Clients Through the Pandemic