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Demystifying contracts for East Kent businesses

Key issues surrounding contracts and how they affect commercial life will be put under the spotlight at a free seminar for East Kent businesses.   Organised by Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce, the event will be led by Irfan Baluch, a partner at Cripps, Kent’s largest law firm.   Among the areas being covered are […]


National and regional recognition for Cripps

Complementing the recent glowing reviews from the Legal 500, Cripps, has also now been recognised nationally and regionally for its full service legal practice in the Chambers UK Guide for 2016 for UK law firms and lawyers.   Chambers ranked Cripps in 15 different practice areas across Kent and the South. The firm received high […]


Expansion brewing at Curious Drinks

An award-winning beer and cider brewer has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise at least £1m to fund ambitious growth plans.   Curious Drinks, a subsidiary of market-leading English winemaker Chapel Down, will use the money raised to build a state-of-the-art brewery and visitor centre in the heart of Ashford.   The move follows strong […]


Ship Shape deal is all in order

Advice from Cripps has helped secure the sale of a London-based recruitment business to an American multinational.   Ship Shape Resources, a privately-owned company providing payroll, compliance and accounting services sold its recruitment division to CDI AndersElite, the UK subsidiary of New York Stock Exchange-listed CDI Corp.   Howard Hughes, chief executive officer of Ship […]


Folkestone company fixed for growth

One of the country’s largest independent distributors of power tools, hand tools, fixings and fasteners has been boosted by a significant development capital investment.   Kent-based Folkestone Fixings (“FFX”) has received backing from funds managed by Foresight Group and both the existing and incoming management teams. Specialist advice for the deal was provided by law […]

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Whether you are looking for help on a business or personal matter, we explore the context of your concern, and the impact our legal strategy might have on another part of your life or business.

For some people the two are inseparable.


The law affects every area of our lives.


Dealing with family dynamics, changing relationships, careers, personal responsibility and sensitive issues requires perception, tact and a deep understanding of how the law and the individual interact.


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Each business is complex and unique. Every decision affects another and, whether you’re an executive, professional or business owner, you have to move quickly to maintain momentum.


We’ll invest the time to understand you, your business and your goals so we can be part of your team as we move forward.


We’ll help you build your business your way, ensuring our advice gets you where you want to be as easily and cost-effectively as possible. We work with everyone from start-ups and SMEs to substantial multi-national organisations.


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We are also specialists in a number of industries where we have built up expertise above and beyond legal services.

We understand the drivers and idiosyncrasies in these sectors, enabling us to offer you truly commercial advice.


We can help you create strategies and exploit opportunities. We speak your language, understand your business environment, and do all we can to get you where you need to be as easily as possible.


In real estate our insight is renowned, spanning subsectors as diverse as real estate investors, housebuilders, and affordable housing.


Our clients also value our in-depth experience in advertising, technology & media, charities & not-for-profit, education, financial services, food & drink, public sector, healthcare, renewable energy, shopping centres and retail.


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We love working with our clients, and feel very privileged when someone trusts us with something so important.

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