Contact our Solicitors in Hull
At Rollits, we have over 180 years of expertise and knowledge in various aspects of legal matters. Should you need specialist advice and support, the Rollits team are industry-leading experts and are here to deliver a bespoke service.
We can work with and meet the needs of all types of clients, including individuals and businesses, offering a practical, tailored service. With our assistance, you can be confident in receiving the needed legal advice and guidance in clear, plain English without unnecessary legal jargon.
No matter whether you are an individual or a commercial client, we provide a bespoke service that is tailored to align with your circumstances. Our client’s needs and best interests are at the core of what we do. We believe in creating strong relationships and a comforting atmosphere with close personal support.
Get in touch with our solicitors in Hull
How to reach our Hull office
Reach us by car
Our nearest car park is High Street Pay & Display Car Park, situated a two minute walk away.
Reach us by train
Our nearest train station is Hull, which is located a 13 minute walk from our office.
Reach us by bus
The nearest bus stop to our Hull office is Humber Street, which frequently sees bus routes 16, 17S, 20 and 79.
Plan your journey
You can plan your journey to our solicitor’s office in Hull here.
At Rollits, we believe everyone should be able to seek legal guidance. Should you need additional support when attending our offices, we don’t hesitate to let a member of the team know, and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Our legal services for businesses
The daily overseeing of a business can be complicated and have many challenges. To protect your company and make sure day-to-day operations run smoothly, seeking legal support is essential.
Our solicitors can assist all types of clients, from small private companies to multi-national corporations helping with corporate transactions to providing valuable company law advice. We always aim to create strong commercial relationships and deliver our clients pragmatic and effective advice to help with the business’s success.
Our corporate law solicitors in Hull can offer assistance across all areas of corporate law, including:
- Shareholder’s agreements
- Joint Venture Agreements
- Corporate Finance
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Management buy-outs
- Security documentation
- Venture Capital
- Company Formations
- Business start-ups
- Employee Share Schemes
If your business is involved in a dispute, it can impact various areas of the business. For example, it could potentially have a negative effect on the business’s reputation, day-to-day running, profit margins and more.
Our solicitors understand the importance of maintaining commercial relationships where possible and will guide our clients towards alternative dispute resolution (ADR), such as private negotiation, mediation or arbitration, to reduce conflict and keep stress to a minimum where possible.
Our dispute resolution solicitors can provide expertise on matters including:
- Breach of contract
- Product liability
- Intellectual Property Protection
- Company warranty claims
- Shareholder disputes
- Partnership disputes
- Breach of confidentiality claims
- Protection of business reputation
- Sale and supply of goods and services disputes
As an employer, it’s important to be in full compliance with the relevant legislation to help sidestep any potential problems. Getting expert assistance can significantly increase your business’s chance of having a successful future and ensure operations run smoothly.
Our employment law solicitors in Hull can help your business put strong foundations in place. Employment can have a raft of legal issues, but our solicitors have the expertise needed to support your business, helping to mitigate any potential risks.
Our employment law solicitors in Hull can support clients across various aspects of employment, such as:
- Disciplinary and dismissal
- Absence management
- Tribunal advocacy
- Restrictive covenants and confidentiality
- Employment documentation
- Equality in the workplace
- Industrial action
- Settlement agreements
- Redundancy advice
- Boardroom disputes
- Workplace training
- Employment protection scheme
Secretaries often play a significant part in a business helping everything run smoothly. Our solicitors can act as professional secretaries, handling important aspects of operating a business.
Our Hull company formations and secretarial services solicitors can provide guidance on matters, including:
- Acting as company secretary
- Using our address as your company’s registered office
- Keeping the registers required by law
- Guidance on companies act compliance
- Supplying the appropriate resolutions, minutes and Companies House forms
- Preparing and filing confirmation statements
- Providing reminders of filing key dates
Businesses have a legal responsibility to protect personal data. Where they fail to do this, considerable implications can be made. To ensure your business is entirely aware of data protection and how to handle such scenarios, our solicitors have the expertise to assist.
Our solicitors can help with straightforward matters, such as providing the necessary advice on data protection through to more challenging matters such as handling data breaches, ICO investigations and complaints. We have the knowledge, and collective experience required.
Our solicitors in Hull related areas of expertise include:
- Data Protection compliance audits
- Registration with the Information Commissioner’s Office
- Collection and use of personal data (including employees and customers)
- Obtaining consents from individuals
- Direct marketing compliance
- Data processing arrangements and agreements
- Subject access requests
- Responding to third party requests for personal data
- Advice on handling data breaches, ICO investigations & complaints
- Data handling and security policies
- Guidance and policies on the use of CCTV systems
- Freedom of information compliance
Whether you are looking to purchase IT systems or design and supply IT systems, our specialists can provide the assistance you need. Our clients frequently include companies, charities, public sector organisations, software houses and web design agencies.
With our assistance, you can be rest assured of receiving proficient advice and guidance to put strong foundations in place, including drafting contracts and ensuring your business is in full compliance with e-commerce law.
Our Information technology solicitors in Hull can further help with:
- Software licences
- Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) agreements
- IT support and maintenance agreements
- Hardware supply agreements
- Outsourcing and system integration agreements
- Escrow arrangements
- Website audits
- Compliance issues
- Online contracts
- Domain names
Business’s have a responsibility to follow strict statutory regulations and compliance rules. A solicitor can help you to mitigate any potential risks and ensure you are in full compliance.
Should your business, directors or senior managers be involved in a civil or criminal investigation, our solicitors have years of collective expertise in providing pragmatic advice and defense for clients in a range of sectors.
Our regulatory solicitors in Hull can help businesses to navigate the areas of:
- Health and safety
- Trading standards
- Consumer credit
- Food safety
- Product liability
- Advertising standards
- Environmental issues
- Data protection
Our solicitors can provide ample information and guidance to banks and businesses. At Rollits, our banking and finance solicitors in Hull have expertise in matters including:
- Acquisition finance
- Secured and unsecured lending
- Project finance
- Finance loans and buy-outs
Our solicitors can deliver swift debt recovery services in the most cost-effective way possible. At Rollits, we recognise the sheer importance of recovering debts and have years of collective expertise delivering a service tailored to the needs of your business.
Our debt recovery solicitors in Hull can support you with issues and areas such as:
- Debt payment demands
- Court proceedings
- Enforcement of judgments
- Winding-up and bankruptcy petitions
- Retention of title
- Collection of payments by instalments
Intellectual property is a crucial business asset and needs the correct protection. Our solicitors in Hull can provide specialist advice and assistance on all areas of IP rights and protection, including guiding you through the protection process.
Our intellectual property solicitors in Hull can support clients with a wide range of intellectual property matters, including.
- Passing off
- Confidential information
Commercial property is often the most significant asset a business has, so receiving proficient advice in matters concerning your commercial property is important.
Our solicitors have helped various small and large businesses over the years in a variety of commercial property matters, from acquiring and disposing of freehold and leasehold premises, acting for landlords and tenants and other matters.
Our solicitors for commercial property in Hull can provide expert advice and guidance on matters that include:
- Sales and purchases
- Conditional contracts
- Rent reviews, variations to leases, consents, renewals
- Retail, industrial and office developments
- Planning and environmental issues
- Funding and secured finance
- Development projects
- Building and construction
- Joint ventures
- Dispute resolution
- Banking and finance
Our solicitors are specialists in planning and development, being one of the first of its kind nationally. Whether you are a landowner, commercial developer, builder, mineral operator, industrial and commercial company, retailer or pressure group, our solicitors can provide a personalised service aligned with your needs.
Our Hull solicitors can provide support on planning and development issues, including:
- Planning applications and appeals
- Development and site appraisals
- Public inquiries
- Planning and infrastructure agreements
- Negotiations with planning authorities
- Enforcement of planning control
- Development plan representations
- Compulsory purchase
Our solicitors in Hull have assisted with the city’s major redevelopments, including a number of regeneration projects across the city, as well as housing, business park and superstore projects. Whether you are a developer, charity or someone else, we have the knowledge and skill required to ensure your construction project runs as efficiently as possible.
Our solicitors for construction can provide expertise on matters including:
- All building contracts, appointments, warranties and bonds
- Acquisition and disposal of land
- Environmental and planning issues
- Banking and finance
- Dispute resolution
Our solicitors in Hull can support all types of agriculture clients, from corporate freeholders to horticultural businesses, as well as tenant farmers. We have extensive knowledge and skill in all aspects of agricultural law, providing a bespoke service that is always in the best interests of our clients.
Should you need assistance with agricultural law, our solicitors in Hull can provide guidance on matters including:
- Purchase and sale of land
- Farm business tenancies
- Other rural tenancies
- Solar farms, wind turbines and other renewables
- Environment and planning issues
- Farming partnerships
- Contract farming
- Agri-environment schemes and basic payments
- Banking and finance
- Estate and succession
Our team is built up of friendly, dedicated solicitors. We have worked with various charities, assisting with projects as well as providing the necessary advice on governance and structural issues, contractual, employment and pensions issues. In addition, we can provide information on matters concerning Community Interest Companies (CICs).
Our charity law solicitors in Hull can support clients with matters including:
- Charity formation, mergers, de-mergers and dissolution
- Charity incorporation
- Charity legal structures
- Charities act compliance
- Regulatory issues
- Trustees’ legal duties and responsibilities
- Monitoring and advising on new legislation
- Trust law
- Constitutional issues
- Trading, fundraising and taxation issues
Services for individuals
Family law can be one of the most daunting and emotionally impacting types of legal issues, especially when it concerns divorce, dissolution or separation with children involved. Having the support of a solicitor during this time is incredibly important.
Our solicitors recognise the sheer support and sensitivity needed during these periods and endeavour to reduce conflict, maintain relationships and provide personal support throughout.
Our solicitors for family law in Hull can support clients in all types of areas, including:
- Divorce and separation advice
- Civil partnership advice
- Financial issues
- Children and parenting arrangements
- Pre-nuptial agreements
- Post-nuptial agreements
- Cohabitation agreements
- Separation agreements
- Injunction proceedings
- Inheritance Act claims
- Family collaborative law
Disputes can have a detrimental impact on your life, anything from causing financial difficulty to mental health issues. Our experienced and skilled dispute resolution team in Hull can help, providing pragmatic advice and support.
Our Hull solicitors understand the issues dispute resolution can cause and always guide clients towards less contentious resolutions where possible, such as alternative dispute resolution methods, including private negotiation and mediation.
The Rollits team can support you on various dispute resolution issues, including:
- Tenancies and leases
- Sale and supply of goods
- Banking and finance issues
- Family Inheritance
- Contentious Trust and Probate Law
- Debt and insolvency
- Professional negligence
- Private and public nuisance
The concept of death is not a topic of discussion many people have, but sadly it is something we all need to consider. To prepare for the future and ensure no problems are incurred, it is highly encouraged to pursue the guidance of a solicitor.
Our solicitors can provide advice or handle all aspects of Wills and probate matters, from drafting a Will, advice on reducing inheritance tax, making amendments, handling probate and more.
Our Hull solicitors can provide support for Wills and probate matters, including:
- Preparing a Will
- Changing a Will
- Setting up a Trust
- Powers of Attorney
- Estate and tax planning
- Probate and administration
- Court of Protection and deputyship applications
Trusts are there to manage individual’s assets during their life, and after they have passed, they can also provide many benefits such as supporting children, reducing inheritance tax and more.
Our lawyers have a wealth of combined expertise, knowledge and skill in all types of trusts. You can be sure to receive ample advice, providing a clear understanding of the available types and the benefits and limitations of them. Additionally, the team can assist in setting up trusts, providing support to trustees and handling a range of disputes.
Our trust solicitors can provide important advice and guidance on areas including:
- Discretionary Trusts
- Accumulation and Maintenance Trusts and the Finance Act 2006
- Life Interest Trusts
- Will Trusts
- Pension and Life Assurance Trusts
- Asset Preservation Trusts
- Disabled Trusts
- Special Needs Trusts
- Personal Injury Trusts
- Strict Settlements
The option to have a Power of Attorney is there to support individuals in the instance that they lose mental capacity in the future, allowing trusted loved ones to make important financial or wellbeing decisions on their behalf.
At Rollits, we acknowledge how difficult of a conversation Powers of Attorney can be. Our solicitors in Hull will provide sympathetic support and ensure you are entirely attentive to the agreement you are entering and how it will affect you should it come into effect.
Our Hull Powers of Attorney lawyers can support you with:
- Financial affairs
- General Powers of Attorney
- Lasting Powers of Attorney
- Enduring Powers of Attorney
If your estate value exceeds the threshold, you will be subject to paying the standard 40% inheritance tax, but there are ways to reduce the amount of inheritance tax you pay, allowing your loved ones to get the most out of your money.
Our solicitors have helped all types of clients preserve their wealth by ensuring their Wills are as tax efficient as possible, including those with affluent estates.
Our solicitors can provide proficient and effective advice on matters that include:
- Tax compliance
- Tax returns for trusts and estates
- Tax consultancy
- Capital Gains Tax calculations on specific transactions
- Inheritance Tax planning for Lifetime Gifts
- Planning for mitigating large tax liabilities
- Preparation of Wills
- Administration of estates
- Formation and management of trusts
- Powers of Attorney
- Public guardianship
Whether you are purchasing a new home, selling your current property or carrying out a different type of property transaction, it can be complicated and stressful, but with the assistance of a legal provider, this can be avoided.
Our solicitors have extensive expertise in all types of residential property matters, helping to provide a quick but stress-free process.
Our property lawyers in Hull can guide you through matters such as:
- Sale and purchase
- Deeds of gift
- Property transfers
- Investment portfolios
Under UK employment law, employees have many rights, but quite often, not all employees are aware of their rights, especially when an employment issue arises. A solicitor can provide the proficient advice and support you need.
Our solicitors in Hull know how crucial it is to swiftly resolve employment law matters to prevent them from intensifying. We always work proactively to resolve your matter, whether that is negotiating settlements or representing you at employment tribunal.
Our employment law solicitors in Hull can aid clients with:
- Settlement agreements
- Service agreements
- Unfair dismissal
- Redundancy and pay
- Restrictive covenants and confidentiality
- Equality Act 2010
- Unlawful deduction of wages
- Paternity Leave
- Maternity Leave
- Disability Discrimination Act
- Constructive Dismissal