Knights’ specialist lawyers bring together regulatory, litigation, commercial, property, corporate and employment expertise to provide advice to veterinary and equine professionals.

The team’s experience includes acting for insurers, individual professionals, small and large businesses and representative bodies.

Our areas of expertise

  • Disciplinary Committee professional conduct investigations and appeals
  • Ethical guidance and compliance
  • Registration issues
  • Judicial Review
  • Litigation and disputes including negligence claims
  • Specialist debt recovery
  • Crisis management/defamation/reputation protection
  • Professional liability and insurance coverage issues
  • Advising on the Animals Act, Occupiers’ Liability Act claims, employers and public liability matters
  • Business sales and acquisitions
  • Lease drafting, renewal and negotiation
  • Sales and purchases of land
  • Planning applications and appeals
  • Drafting and reviewing employment contracts
  • Employment policies, procedures and handbooks
  • Disciplinary, dismissal, dispute, grievance and Employment Tribunal situations
  • Bespoke training on a range of employment law topics
  • Partnership and LLP Agreements
  • Banking and refinancing
  • Tax advice
  • All forms of commercial contracts 

Meet the team

Derek Callanan Partner T:01242 541002 M:07467 144315
Andrea James Partner T:01625 704123 M:07464 549168
Brent Williams Partner T:01244 896628 M:07715 376707
Melissa Worth Senior Associate T:01625 704094 M:07387 262008