Howman Solicitors have developed a particular niche in asset finance, asset protection and asset exploitation through our core specialisms.
Our commercial litigation team has a substantial amount of experience in managing claims arising out of asset finance transactions. We advise funders and related parties in relation to a wide variety of claims including:
- Fraud and misrepresentation
- Quality and fitness for purpose
- Asset recovery
- Proceedings against guarantors
- Insolvency of hirer
Our commercial team has experience in acting for clients in the acquisition/disposal of books of agreements and in the preparation of bespoke documentation for lenders and for end users.
Our corporate and commercial property teams have acted across a variety of healthcare transactions including pharmacies, care homes and dental practices.
We have experience in dealing with the various regulatory requirements within this field and our expertise includes due diligence on the healthcare facilities to identify risk areas such as health and safety, regulatory and staffing issues.
Through client recommendation we have developed a client
base of technology companies whom we have helped:
- expand their business through mergers and acquisitions
- exploit their assets through licensing their technology
- protect their interests by recovering and restricting
access to their data and rights
Technology and Office Solutions
We have substantial experience in this field and acutely understand our clients’ businesses and requirements in this dynamic sector, which is complementary to our Asset Finance Core Specialism. In a sector which is becoming ever more competitive we are able to provide advice in relation to:
- Protection of your customer base
- Restrictive covenants
- Recovery of service settlements
- Customer disputes
- Trading terms
Hotels, Pubs and Leisure Facilities
We currently act for a variety of hoteliers, landlords and leisure providers in assisting them with acquisitions, sales and portfolio development. Our corporate and commercial property teams have particular experience in the London market and always aim to achieve a swift transaction whilst protecting our clients’ needs.
In an ever changing market we are adept at tailoring our services to the client’s budget and circumstances.
Media and Fashion
We act for a variety of fashion companies and media companies throughout our firm. We have helped these businesses protect and exploit the ideas that they have created throughout industries by utilising and advising on:
- Advertising agreements
- Trademark licensing
- Concessionaire agreements
- Consumer marketing campaigns