Specialisms and sector expertise

Interpreting the law can be a minefield. Even more so when it involves a very new, niche, cross-border or particularly complicated matter. To help our clients navigate the law and achieve the best possible outcome, our team is made up of solicitors who specialise in many different areas of law and business sectors.

Each lawyer’s chosen specialism reflects their experience, in-depth knowledge and passion. As true enthusiasts, they invest time and energy to gain an in-depth understanding of the issue and the context in which it applies.

This focus results in highly specialised advice and tailored, often sophisticated, solutions for our clients both in the UK and overseas.

Our specialisms


Advice on a wide range of matters including property, planning, employment, disputes, family law, tax and estate planning.

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Banking and financial services

Advice for borrowers, banks, building societies and specialist lenders on all aspects of lending transactions, financial litigation and professional negligence claims.

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Providing legal advice for schools, academies and colleges.

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Executive Wealthcare

Your bespoke legal and financial affairs planning service Skillfully managing your finances can help to mitigate risk and preserve your wealth for future generations. Despite...

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Family businesses

Combining business and family is a delicate balancing act. As well as facing the same challenges as other businesses, family run businesses must also manage...

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Green Energy

Legal specialists for the low carbon energy infrastructure sector The UK’s energy generation market has been transformed over the last 10 years. This level of...

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House builder

Providing advice to the residential development sector, from complex strategic land projects to straightforward plot sales.

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International and cross border solicitors

Legal expertise spanning borders and jurisdictions As lifestyles and business become increasingly international in nature, the scope of our work is evolving too. Today, our...

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Later living

Specialist legal advice and support for developers of later living property Homes for later living are specifically designed for older people who wish to move...

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Legal services for healthcare businesses

Many healthcare providers in England and Wales are privately owned and managed with a corporate business structure. Often, they provide a service to NHS and...

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Public sector

Acting for government agencies, local authorities and PTCs.

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Real estate

Commercial property advice for property investors, developers, housing associations, local authorities and land owners.

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Retail & leisure

Advising shops, brands and retail chains on issues such as food safety, regulatory changes and property.

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Social housing providers

Advice for local authorities, charities and care organisations.

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Specialist solicitors for the sports sector Our sports sector team is a leading sports law practice in the United Kingdom and is ranked as a...

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Start-ups and high growth businesses

Specialist legal advice for entrepreneurs and business owners Starting a business can be a thrilling adventure – but it can also create a to-do list...

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Providing legal advice on all technology matters including IT outsourcing, contractual disputes, data protection and social media.

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What our clients say

The key difference when working with the team at Clarke Willmott is their passion for the subject and the fact that they genuinely want to assist.

Social Housing client

Clarke Willmott LLP has a well-respected team with ‘vast experience in negotiating complex issues’, and its knowledge and grasp of legal issues is ‘second to none’.

Commercial Litigation client

Our expertise in action

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Yeovil College

Gas supply dispute following the change of contractual supplier by the client. Problem The change of contractual supply was not...

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Wharfside Developments Ltd

Wharfside Developments Ltd is a development company based in Ireland which instructed Clarke Willmott in relation to a proposal for...

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Westbury Homes Limited

Westbury Homes is part of the Persimmon PLC group of companies, a leading national housebuilder company. Westbury instructed Clarke Willmott...

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Catch up with the latest industry news from Clarke Willmott.

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A residential tower block in Ipswich was undergoing a major face lift, around the same time, a 16-story property was also having a cladding system fitted to it. It was to be alleged later in court that the cladding system was unsafe and more flammable than that installed at Grenfell...

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Industry recognition

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The levels of service, expertise and professionalism have been of a consistently high standard.

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