Modern thinking, traditional values

Cognitive Law is a contemporary law firm built on foundations that empower our team to think client first, every time. Our collective mission is to provide our clients with the highest quality service at a reasonable and transparent cost.

What We Do
We understand that conducting business in this fast paced society means you need pragmatic and effective legal support to meet your business needs. Our commercial solicitors have an astute understanding of the law and will provide you with straight forward legal advice to suit your business.
As specialists in the resolution of Financial and Contractual Disputes for Commercial Clients, our primary aim is to resolve your dispute, whether by litigation, negotiation, or mediation; with minimum impact on your business.
Our team of specialist Employment law solicitors bring a wealth of experience in providing legal advice to both employers and employees, taking a holistic view of the factors that affect both sides, and ensuring the best results are achieved for you, as the client.
We understand that a breakdown in the family is an emotional and stressful time. A sensitive and delicate approach is required when resolving family issues as quickly and painlessly as possible.
Our specialist commercial property solicitors know a proactive and dynamic approach is required to get a property transaction completed quickly and smoothly. We always put your business interests first when dealing with your commercial property requirement.
As insolvency specialists, we understand that dealing with insolvency issues can be complex and stressful. Protecting your interests is our first priority. We take a tenacious and honest approach to ensure the best possible outcome for you.
We have extensive experience in delivering an efficient and effective debt recovery service, every time. Cognitive Law provides a service that helps your business collect unpaid debts as quickly and efficiently as possible.
We understand that planning for and dealing with later life issues can be an emotional and stressful time for you and your loved ones. A practical, sensitive and delicate approach is required from solicitors you can trust.
In addition to the wide range of legal services we offer for individuals and businesses, we have specialist knowledge of working with clients from the recruitment industry. Having represented a large number of recruitment companies, we understand the legal issues you face on a daily basis.
Join Us and be cognitive
As a client centric law firm, outstanding levels of service are at the core of our business. We operate a fee-sharing model which is industry leading and designed to reward you incrementally on how much legal work you choose to undertake. We’re looking for entrepreneurial lawyers to join our professional network. We want to engage with individuals who share our vision to work in a new way in delivering the very best in legal services to their clients.
Are you Cognitive?
Our solicitors are aspirational, passionate about working with, not just for, clients and in control of their personal career development.
We’ve got your back
Everyone needs a little help every now and then and we have the team and systems in place to offer support when you need it.
The financial bit
Free from billing targets and hourly rate brackets, Cognitive solicitors set their own charging structures appropriate to their clients.
Cognitive community
Our Cognitive community is made up of individuals who share a vision to work in a new way in delivering the very best in legal services.
Current Openings
We are looking to appoint an experienced Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join our growing professional network of consultants.
We are looking for an entrepreneurial Contentious Probate Solicitor who has the ambition and skills to continue to build on their experti...
We are looking to appoint experienced Commercial Solicitors who has experience in working across a range of corporate work, including mer...
We are looking for entrepreneurial Employment Solicitors to join our professional network of consultant solicitors. The position would su...

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Our Team
Lucy Tarrant
Solicitor & Managing Director
Annabel Cole
Consultant Solicitor
Brigitte Shakespeare
Consultant Solicitor
Claire Carson
HR Consultant
Darren Stone
Consultant Solicitor
Ewan Mackay
Consultant Solicitor
Jenny Walker
Consultant Solicitor
Karen Blakesley
Consultant Solicitor
Mayumi Hawkes
Consultant Solicitor
Michele Henderson
Consultant Chartered Legal Executive
Richard Bates
Consultant Solicitor
Simon Wood
Consultant Barrister
Sue Clements
Consultant Solicitor
Francesca Damario
Paralegal and Legal Manager
Amy Pulling
Marketing Manager
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Latest News

Checking the Right To Work post Brexit

We all know that the UK has left the EU. That is last year’s news. But do we all know how that has affected the Right To Work (RTW) in the UK for EU nationals (excluding those from Ireland)? As recruiters must do a Right To Work check, it is a fundamental point to get... Read more »

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Key Information Documents – Fact Sheet

The introduction of Key Information Documents came into force on 6th April 2020. The legislation incorporates a revision into the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations, or ‘Conduct Regulations.’ The purpose of the implementation of Key Information Documents was to increase pay transparency for agency workers and provide key information regarding their assignments.... Read more »

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The Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate

Recruitment companies and the law – Part 2 This follows on from my previous article about recruitment companies and the laws that in my opinion are predominantly applicable to them. This article focuses on recruitment companies’ compliance with the law, and what happens when they do not. The Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate (EAS) is a... Read more »

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Successful seminar with the Japan Association on cross-border succession

We are very pleased that we were able to help the Japan Association in the UK (www.japanassociation.org.uk) run a very successful Zoom seminar on “Cross-border Succession: Assets and Beneficiaries in Japan and in the UK”. The seminar proved to be very popular amongst the Japanese and those who are related to Japan, and Cognitive will... Read more »

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