Contact our Solicitors in York
When you need specialist solicitors in York our legal team at Rollits can provide a tailor-made service to meet your unique needs. With over 180 years of experience, when you work with us, you’ll reap the benefits of our industry-leading expertise.
We work with both individuals and businesses, offering a practical and personable service, educating our clients on the relevant processes at every stage, using simple terms and avoiding legal jargon.
At Rollits we value the essential role that businesses play in the community and the economy and take great satisfaction from offering a truly client-centred service. Rather than just acting as a provider, our approach is based on partnering with your business. We’ve worked with a range of clients from start-ups to SMEs, charities and education institutions, prestigious larger organisations, and PLCs.
When working with individuals we take the same bespoke approach as with our corporate clients, tailoring our legal support to your individual circumstances and concerns as far as possible. Our clients exist at the heart of all we do, and we put a significant effort into developing trusted relationships, giving legal advice built on clarity and focus.
Get in touch with our solicitors in York
To discuss your legal needs today, get in touch with our solicitors in York. You can give us a call on 01904 625790 or fill in our contact form and a member of our team will get back to you shortly.
- York Office
- Forsyth House
- Alpha Court
- Monks Cross
- YO32 9WN
- 01904 625790
- 01904 625807
How to reach our York office
Reach us by car
The nearest car park is on Monks Cross Dr, approximately a ten-minute walk from our York-based legal office.
Reach us by train
The closest train station to our office is York train station, a 15-minute car ride away from our premises in Monks Cross.
Reach us by bus
There are plenty of buses to Monks Cross, including the Monks Cross Park and Ride.
Plan your journey
You can plan your journey to our solicitors office in York using this Google Maps link.
At Rollits, our aim is to provide accessible legal services for all clients. If you have any specific accessibility needs, we will do all we can to accommodate you, so please do let us know.
Our legal services for businesses
Running a business comes with many challenges and requires a solid understanding of corporate law. To improve your daily operations and protect your company it’s vital that you seek the right kind of legal support.
When you work with Rollits, we act as a partner to your company, allowing us to offer a personalised service to help your business thrive. We have a breadth of experience working with start-ups, SMEs, larger organisations, and public limited companies across many different industries.
Our corporate law solicitors in York 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
All companies involved in commerce activities potentially face disputes, whether its issues related to property, contracts, or disputes between shareholders. Our dispute resolution solicitors in York can help clients to resolve issues swiftly and with minimal stress, that relate to:
- 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
When you need support with employment law, our specialists at Rollits can assist you to fulfil your responsibilities and ensure that you’re compliant with employment legislation.
We appreciate that the issues surrounding employment law can be difficult to navigate and are committed to providing tailor-made support, to help your business realise its full potential.
Our employment law solicitors in York can support clients across various legal areas, 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
Company Secretarial services
At Rollits we can offer a highly efficient service, we’ll manage your company secretarial obligations on your behalf, affording you a stress-free experience.
Our Rollits Company Secretaries Limited service can offer comprehensive support across the following areas:
- 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
Data protection and FOI
Our expert data protection and Freedom of Information (FOI) lawyers in York have a wealth of experience in supporting clients with their responsibilities under data protection and freedom of information legislation.
Whether you need straight forward data protection or FOI compliance advice or help with more detailed data protection compliance audits, we can assist you so that you can focus on running your organisation.
Our 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
Our highly skilled information technology law team at Rollits has extensive experience supporting clients with their information technology law needs. We’ve helped many clients in connection with purchasing IT systems, as well as supporting businesses that themselves create and provide IT systems to third parties.
Our team can assist clients in drawing up appropriate contracts that support their IT-sector relationships, as well as advising e-commerce website operators who are looking to meet related e-commerce law compliance requirements.
Our Information technology solicitors in York 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
Operating any type of commerce business means adhering to various statutory regulation and compliancy rules. Unless businesses recognise the important of regulatory issues, they could face various pitfalls and even criminal and civil liability.
Our regulatory solicitors in York 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
Banking and finance
At Rollits we offer expert legal advice to banks and businesses, on a wide variety of projects. Our banking and finance solicitors can offer support with areas of finance such as:
- Acquisition finance
- Secured and unsecured lending
- Project finance
- Finance loans and buy-outs
If your business has money tied up in debts this can have a negative impact on your day-to-day operations and cash flow. Let our expert solicitors at Rollits chase your debtors on your behalf and resolve matters with effective dispute resolution processes.
Our debt recovery solicitors in York 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
Our specialist solicitors can provide expert advice across a broad spectrum of intellectual property law, including patents and copyright. IP assets such as these can be highly valuable for an organisation, so it’s important that organisations take proactive steps to protect themselves legally in this respect.
Our intellectual property solicitors in York can support clients with a wide range of intellectual property matters, including.
- Passing off
- Confidential information
Our commercial property team at Rollits can offer clients a practical and efficient approach to commercial property matters. We are able to assist with all types of commercial property needs, whether it’s acting for landlords in the grant of leases or acquiring and disposing of freehold and leasehold premises.
Our commercial property solicitors in York can offer legal guidance and support with:
- 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
Planning and development
At Rollits we are one of the leading firms for planning and development matters in the area. Specifically, we have expertise and experience as advocates for public inquiries. We advise a range of clients including landowners, commercial developers, retailers, builders, mineral operators and more.
Contact our planning and development solicitors in York for support with:
- 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 construction law team have the knowledge and experience to offer excellent commercial outcomes, supporting you to achieve your goals for your construction projects.
At Rollits we bring together our experience from all relevant legal areas related to construction, from property and environment to planning, regulatory and dispute resolution.
Our construction solicitors in York can assist clients with:
- All building contracts, appointments, warranties and bonds
- Acquisition and disposal of land
- Environmental and planning issues
- Banking and finance
- Dispute resolution
Our agricultural solicitors in York regularly work with landowners and farmers across Yorkshire, Cumbria, Lincolnshire, and the rest of the UK.
We support many different clients including corporate freeholders, horticultural businesses, and tenant farmers. Our expert solicitors can offer legal support with various agriculture law 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
At Rollits our dedicated solicitors provide wide-ranging legal support to meet the legal needs of charities. We have extensive experience on different projects, including working with those that provide public services. Our experts advise charities on a variety of areas, including structural and governance issues.
Our charity law solicitors in York can further support clients with:
- 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
We appreciate that legal matters related to the family can be stressful to resolve, these matters can often give rise to conflict, causing animosity between you and your loved ones. Our family law solicitors in York can support clients with all areas of family law, 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
Getting caught up in a legal dispute can be emotionally and financially challenging. We appreciate that these disputes can cause huge interruptions in your daily life.
Our dispute resolution lawyers in York can support you to deal with a wide range of disputes, 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
Wills and probate
Unless you have a clearly drafted Will your estate may not be distributed as you would have liked when you pass away. Creating a Will allows you to control who will inherit your savings and property, and who will take responsibility for the probate, administering your estate on your behalf.
Our Wills and probate solicitors in York can support you to throughout each stage of drafting a Will, including recommendations to help you reduce inheritance tax on your estate.
At Rollits we support clients with areas such as:
- 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 offer a useful and tax-efficient option to help you and your family protect your assets. Our trusts solicitors in York have plenty of experience in drafting, administering, and terminating trusts.
If you need support to set up a trust, or assistance to understand your role as a trustee, our experts at Rollits can help.
We can support clients with:
- 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
Powers of Attorney
A Power of Attorney refers to a legal process whereby you can grant another person the right to handle your financial and welfare affairs if there comes a time when you lack the mental capacity to do so yourself.
We appreciate that the idea of giving control of your affairs to another person can feel a little daunting. Our solicitors are skilled at supporting our clients to choose a suitable person, as well as offering advice for individuals who are taking on a lasting power of attorney role.
We can support with:
- Financial affairs
- General Powers of Attorney
- Lasting Powers of Attorney
- Enduring Powers of Attorney
Capital taxation and estate planning
No one wants to end up paying more taxes than necessary, our highly experienced team of tax experts will ensure that you are up to date with any key tax law changes, ensuring that you only pay what’s required.
We will support you with pragmatic advice to protect and preserve your wealth, now and in the future, with various support services, such as:
- 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
Moving home can be an exciting time, however, unless you have the right legal support in place, it can also be a rather stressful experience. Our residential property solicitors at Rollits have the expertise and experience to steer you away from complications and delays.
Our property lawyers in York can assist you with matters such as:
- Sale and purchase
- Deeds of gift
- Property transfers
- Investment portfolios
Employees don’t always understand their legal rights in the workplace, and so if you are having issues at work, you are best advised to contact a lawyer. Our team at Rollits have specialist employment law experience and have expertly guided many clients to ensure positive outcomes in a variety of challenging situations.
Our employment law solicitors in York can help 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
Get in touch with our solicitors in York today
To discuss your legal needs today, get in touch with our solicitors in York. You can give us a call on 01904 625790 or fill in our contact form, and a member of our team will get back to you shortly.