- Bristol, GB
- £30 /hr
- Available now
I offer assistance to both business and individuals negotiating the legal and business world.
I can help businesses with issues surrounding choice of business model,more...I offer assistance to both business and individuals negotiating the legal and business world.
I can help businesses with issues surrounding choice of business model, start-up and company registration or partnership agreement and changes to business structure.
Help with conduct of business, such as T&C’s, drafting and explaining commercial contracts for sale of goods and services, commercial leases and lease renewal and employment law issues including hiring and firing and problems in between.
Help with general comprehension of the terms of a contract and its consequences for you.
Provision of legal opinion and documents for the initial commencement or defence of a claim in litigation, enforcing your rights under agreement and contracts, or defending a claim against you, including drafting pre-action letters, claim forms and particulars of claim, acknowledgements and defences, complying with the civil Procedure Rules.
Help with fulfilling your statutory obligations and protecting your rights in the areas of:
IP (intellectual property) – trademarks, copyright registering/infringement opinion
Employment Rights Act and Equality Act – your obligations with regards to the contract or employment creation and termination, and protecting yourself from discrimination claims, advice on establishing and following disciplinary and grievance procedures.
Sale of Goods – implied contract terms you must be aware of and advice negotiating them and drafting contracts suitable for you needs under this legislation#
Supply of Services – as above, several precedent contracts on hand to quickly meet your needs
Unfair Contract Terms Act – exclusions of liability and opinions on the enforceability of your terms.
Landlord and Tenant – negotiating lease agreements that are commercial viable and flexible for you
Consumer problems - help with enforcing your consumer rights against retailers etc
Landlord and Tenant - help with understanding the terms of a residential lease and your rights and obligations under it.
Civil Claims - Assistance with responding to any claims against you, setting out defence. Help with progressing private disputes - eg with neighbours
Contract claims - Help with commencing a claim against someone who has caused you loss – that dodgy plumber?
Drafting of first instance letters setting out your rights and asking for resolutions to prevent court action
Employment issues – assistance in finding out If you might have a claim against your employer.
Do you and another have a dispute you wish to resolve without the need for costly court and solicitors?
I can provide a neutral third party presence to either discuss in a group and work out a solution, or consult with each party separately to come to a mutual agreement on terms of settlement.
French language work, including technical legal language.
Area Covered: UK
Company Name: McGuigan Legal Services
Work Experience Summary: Legal Advisor,
I assist and advise clients on the sourcing, production and completion of legal documents, contracts, precedents etc.
I am also required to perform legal research for legal professionals and public sector bodies and also advise these clients on legal research methods, using information databases.
Previously: Anti-Money Laundering Researcher for large law firm
My main responsibility was to complete research for the firm to ensure their compliance with new Anti- Money Laundering Regulations 2007 and adherence to Joint Money Laundering Steering Group guidelines.
Previously: Human Resources Officer, Transport For London.
I was involved recruitment of candidates for positions with the network. This involved job advertisement for a range of positions, screening applications in the Network, conducting interviews, arranging assessments and referencing candidates, all the while remaining aware of employment law issues.
Education Summary: Queen's University Belfast
2:1 LLB Common and Civil Law with French (including French Law and Legal Language)
Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon
Legal Practice Course (LPC) - Certificate in Professional Legal Practice
College of Law
Queen's University Belfast, Certificate in Liberal Studies, Spanish.