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BDB Pitmans, Cambridge – Providing legal services across Cambridgeshire, East Anglia and the northern Home Counties
BDB Pitmans is a leading law firm in Cambridge and the east of England, providing legal support and advice to businesses, not-for-profit organisations, individuals and their families.
Our Cambridge lawyers are experienced working across the region and provide high quality legal services to all our clients: from young ambitious businesses to private and public listed companies; from charities and not-for-profit organisations to local authorities and other public sector bodies; as well as private individuals and their families requiring high quality legal advice.
You can find out more about our Cambridge team or ask us a question using the links below – or please feel free to give us a call on 0122 375 3080.
Our modern Cambridge office is located in the redeveloped CB1 district, a vibrant business region just a short walk from the main railway station and close to the historic heart of the city.
Our partners and lawyers in Cambridge provide their expertise and local knowledge across a wide range of legal services to clients across Cambridgeshire, East Anglia, the northern Home Counties and the surrounding areas including:
- Commercial real estate;
- Planning and development;
- Corporate and commercial law;
- Charity law;
- Employment and workplace law;
- Estate planning, wills and probate;
- Litigation and contentious probate;
- Family, divorce & matrimonial law;
- Private real estate and residential property;
- Agriculture, estates and rural business.
As part of one of the UK’s leading law firms, we work closely with our colleagues from all our offices and have access to a comprehensive network of international lawyers, to provide our clients with a seamless service which can meet all their needs.
Please contact us to discuss how we can help you.
We look forward to hearing from you.
In the community
BDB Pitmans operates at the heart of the community wherever we are located. It’s where our clients and our people live and work and it’s important that we understand and support local people and local issues.
The employee-nominated charity of our Cambridge office is The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), which works internationally to make the internet a safer place. They help victims of child sexual abuse worldwide by identifying and removing online images and videos of their abuse.
We are proud supporters and sponsors of Cambridge City Hockey Club, one of the largest hockey clubs in the East region with 13 senior league teams and over 300 U16 and U18 members and over 600 U14 members of the affiliated junior club.
We are headline sponsors of the Women’s and Men’s first teams which compete at the highest level in national hockey and have attracted and developed some exceptional talent over the years including international and Olympic team members.
Proud sponsors of Business Weekly Torchbearers section – home to Entrepreneurs ‘https://www.businessweekly.co.uk/‘
BDB Pitmans are delighted to be sponsoring the 137th Varsity Match on Sunday 13th March 2022. The Varsity Match will be played at Cambridge United’s Abbey Road Stadium.
Our Cambridge legal advice services
Commercial real estate
Commercial real estate can offer a highly lucrative investment opportunity, but only if you secure the right deals on the right terms and manage the necessary transactions effectively.
At BDB Pitmans, our highly experienced commercial real estate solicitors in Cambridge work with a diverse client base including investors, developers and construction businesses. We can provide proactive legal advice and support to help you make the most of your opportunities while minimising any potential areas of risk.
Our commercial real estate expertise includes:
- Acquisition and dispositions
- Landlord and tenant issues
- Real estate finance
- Infrastructure projects
- Property litigation
- Property tax
- Corporate support
Find out more about our commercial real estate services.
Planning and development
Planning laws and other regulatory requirements are a major consideration for any development. Being able to successfully navigate the rules in a way that allows you to maximise your returns take a precise understanding of the relevant regulations, a creative approach and experience.
BDB Pitmans’ planning and development lawyers in Cambridge regularly advise developers and other interested parties on all aspects of planning laws and other regulatory issues, helping to bring our clients plans to fruition in a way that matches their commercial objectives.
Our planning and development expertise includes:
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Corporate and commercial law
Businesses must operate in an increasingly regulated landscape, with the need to balance compliance against being able to run effectively and profitably.
BDB Pitmans’ corporate and commercial solicitors in Cambridge are experts in helping businesses to thread that needle. With a keen understanding of the regulatory environment businesses exist in and strong commercial instincts, we help our clients to achieve compliance while also reaching their business objectives.
Our corporate and commercial law expertise includes:
- Banking and Finance
- Capital Markets
- Commercial Contracts
- Company Fundraising
- Corporate Advisory
- Corporate Tax
- Information Law and Data Protection
- Intellectual Property and Brand Protection
- Joint Ventures
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Private Equity
Charities are often much more complex than people imagine, with the need to create an effective legal framework, ensure regulatory compliance and maintain good governance.
At BDB Pitmans, our specialist charity law solicitors in Cambridge have extensive experience advising a wide range of charities on everything from getting started, through operating effectively, right up to the process for ending a charity where required.
Our charity law expertise includes:
Employment and workplace law
All employers have a legal duty to treat their employees fairly and have robust processes in place to ensure they comply with all relevant employment laws.
BDB Pitmans’ employment lawyers in Cambridge work with all sorts of employers, providing proactive advice on how to avoid employment issues, as well as swift, effective support where an employment law problem has occurred.
Our employment and workplace law expertise includes:
- Business and asset protection
- Business structuring and transactions
- Employment disputes and avoidance
- Equal opportunities
- Industrial relations
- Organisational restructuring
- Workplace contracts, policies and benefits
Find out more about our expertise with employment law for employers.
Estate planning, wills and probate
Making decisions about an estate can be daunting, whether it is your own estate or that of someone who has passed away.
At BDB Pitmans, our wills, probate and estate planning solicitors in Cambridge are known for providing clear, sensible advice on the best options for our clients and their loved ones. We can help you to effectively plan your estate, as well as providing sensitive, practical support for those dealing with the estate of a loved one who has passed away.
Our estate planning, wills and probate expertise includes:
- Wills and estate planning
- International tax and estate planning
- Agricultural estate planning
Litigation and contentious probate
Nobody wants to get stuck in a legal dispute, but sometimes it is unavoidable. Getting the right expert advice at an early stage can make things much easier, helping you to secure an outcome that matches your interests as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.
BDB Pitmans’ litigation and contentious probate solicitors in Cambridge have the seasoned expertise to help you find the best way forward, no matter how challenging the circumstances. Equally proficient in both alternative dispute resolution and court proceedings, we can give you the best chance of getting the outcome you need.
Our litigation and contentious probate expertise includes:
- Commercial Litigation
- Judicial Review
- Privy Council Agents
- Professional Negligence
- Property Disputes
- Will and Trust Disputes
Family, divorce & matrimonial law
Family legal matters are often highly complex, both legally and emotionally. Seeking expert advice can significantly boost your chances of getting the outcome you need, while keeping unnecessary conflict to a minimum.
At BDB Pitmans, our family law solicitors in Cambridge understand the need to find an outcome that works for your present circumstances and the future, taking into account all of your concerns.
With expertise in alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation, arbitration and collaborative law, we can typically find amicable solutions for most family law issues. However, where court proceedings are required, we have the robust litigation skills needed to ably defend your interests.
Our family law expertise includes:
- Divorce, separation and civil partnerships dissolution
- Financial settlements on divorce/dissolution
- Enforcement of financial settlements
- Variation of spousal maintenance orders
- Pre and post nuptial agreements
- Cohabitation agreements
- Separation agreements
- Cohabitation/Property ownership claims
- Arrangements for children
- Relocation with children abroad
- Specific issues concerning children
- Financial claims on behalf of children
- Child maintenance and enforcement
- Domestic abuse
Private real estate and residential property
Our homes are usually the most valuable assets we own, so it is really important to make sure you take the right legal advice when buying, selling or dealing with any other legal matters involving your property.
Our residential property solicitors in Cambridge offer many years of experience and a diligent, proactive approach, helping to make dealing with your property matters as smooth and stress-free as possible.
Our private real estate and residential property expertise includes:
- Residential conveyancing
- Leasehold enfranchisement
- Residential landlord and tenant law
- Property disputes
Agriculture, estates and rural business
The agricultural and rural sector faces many unique challenges, both when it comes to commercial considerations and personal matters. Specialist expertise is required to make sure your interests are fully protected and the right decisions can be made for the future of your business and family.
BDB Pitmans’ agriculture, estates and rural business solicitors in Cambridge offer broad expertise covering commercial law, property law, tax, trusts, litigation and family law. This allows us to offer a complete legal service for agricultural businesses, farming families and landowners.
Our agriculture, estates and rural business expertise includes:
- The sale and purchase of farms and estates
- Planning promotion agreements and development
- Landlord and tenant issues
- Sporting and riparian rights
- Landowner subsidies and grants
- Animal health and welfare issues
- Family partnerships and business structures
- Trusts and tax planning
Speak to our solicitors in Cambridge about your legal needs
To discuss your legal requirements with our Cambridge team, please call us on 0122 375 3080 or you can use the ‘Contact us’ link below to ask us a question.