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Blandy & Blandy Solicitors

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Solicitors For Your Business

Solicitors For Your Business

Legal services can be a key factor in the success of any business. With offices in Reading, Henley-on-Thames and London, our specialist solicitors will work closely with you to understand your business, its needs and aims and the challenges and opportunities that may lie ahead, to help ensure that you keep ahead of the curve and your interests are protected.

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Solicitors for Your Business in Reading & Henley-on-Thames

We have significant expertise and experience in advising clients including UK subsidiaries, SMEs and owner-managed businesses, charities, universities and schools, landowners and developers and venue and event operators, with annual turnovers ranging from under £5 million to more than £100m.

Typically, we work alongside business owners, chief executives, directors and the relevant experts in their teams, whether that is in finance, legal, HR, operations or the commercial field. We also regularly provide training and guidance to boards of directors, trustees and governors.

We aim to represent you over the longer term and are committed to providing comprehensive, commercially focused and cost-effective legal advice and a highly personal and responsive service. Our successful approach is evident in the excellent feedback that our clients kindly continue to share, so you can be confident that you and your business are in the very best hands when it comes to legal advice.

Many of our clients have trusted us to provide commercial legal advice and support throughout the lifetime of their businesses; in some cases across decades. We are equally well versed in stepping in at a crucial moment for you and your business, whether you are seizing an opportunity, concerned about risk or tacking an urgent dispute.

As members of the international Law Firm Network, we can advise clients with overseas operations, as well as those looking to do business and invest in the UK.

The full range of expertise across our firm means that we can also advise business owners and leaders on private client matters, where relevant, including in relation to Wills and estate planning and residential property.

Our extensive expertise and experience in acting for businesses is recognised in the UK’s leading guides to law firms, Chambers UK and The Legal 500, and our solicitors are members of, and accredited by, a range of leading professional bodies. Our team regularly attend and speak at leading events and many have featured as experts in the media, including on Sky News and BBC television and radio.

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  • Why Choose Us?


    We are widely acknowledged as one of the Thames Valley’s leading and most established firms of solicitors advising businesses and other organisations, with conveniently located offices in Reading, Henley-on-Thames and London.


    Listening carefully to our clients’ needs and aims, we are committed to providing clear, practical, commercially focused and effective legal advice, a responsive and highly personal service and, crucially, value for money.


    Acting for businesses and organisations with turnovers ranging from under £1 million to £100m, we compete strongly against other leading regional law firms, national and City firms.


    Our established relationships and experience in working with other leading professional advisers, including accountants, bankers, corporate financiers, planning consultants, property agents and surveyors, as well as other solicitors, can help to minimise the likelihood and impact of any unforeseen issues or costly delays.


    We provide a comprehensive range of legal services to organisations, business owners and management teams, allowing you to manage both your private and commercial needs effectively using a single law firm.

Who We Work With

“Blandy & Blandy’s excellent team is responsive, commercial and prepared to roll up their sleeves.”

The Legal 500

“Blandy & Blandy has provided R Collard Limited with legal advice for over 12 years, supporting the growth of our company. They are a valued partner, understand our business needs and provide us with the right legal support, when needed.”

Robert Collard, Managing Director, R Collard Limited

“The team at Blandy & Blandy are, without exception, an exemplar legal firm. I have had the privilege of working with partner level solicitors specialising in corporate, commercial, property and charity related matters. Their personal, rational and methodical approach to every case has been extremely beneficial and delivered favourable results in a timely manner. I would not hesitate to recommend Blandy & Blandy to anyone wishing to secure the very best legal advice.”

Alasdair Jones-Perrott, Chief Executive, The Donnington Hospital Trust

“The team at Blandy & Blandy really understands our business and, as a result, they always provide us with commercially focused, practical advice. We have worked together for many years now and have a great working relationship. The team are professional, approachable and we know we can rely on them to help us, whatever support we might need.”

Iain Bruce, Finance Director, Retail Marketing Group UK

“Blandy & Blandy has supported the Glass & Glazing Federation (GGF) with a wide range of legal services, covering all aspects of commercial life, for many years. It’s the simple things that matter most to clients like the GGF, such as prompt responses to communications and sound advice that can be relied upon, which all equate to how you assess value for money as a client. These core building blocks have allowed the GGF to build key relationships with our partners at Blandy & Blandy and take their strategic legal advice as we continue to grow and develop all aspects of the GGF Group.”

John Agnew, Managing Director, Glass & Glazing Federation (GGF)

“We have always found Blandy & Blandy to be exceptionally detailed, comprehensive and a pleasure to work with and would have no hesitation in recommending the firm.”

Richard Stenson, Commercial Director, Austin Fraser Limited

“Blandy’s has provided us with legal advice and an excellent service for several decades. They make the effort to really understand our business and provide us with the right legal support, when required.”

Robert Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Reading Buses (Reading Transport Limited)

“Having worked with Blandy & Blandy for 12 years, licensing both The O2 and The SSE Arena, Wembley, they are as competent and professional as any other City law firm we have worked with.”

Rachel Garber, Legal Director, AEG Europe

“Blandy & Blandy always provides clear, succinct advice, with both an ethical and commercial sympathy, that allows us to make the right decision for the business.”

Melissa Proles, HR Manager, Perfetti van Melle UK

“With the fast pace of growth that necessitated our move to larger offices, our priority was having someone take away the distraction of negotiating the lease. The team at Blandy & Blandy did exactly that. Nothing was a problem for them and they just made the whole process easy, allowing us to get on with business.”

Tracy Ebdon Poole, CEO, TaxCalc (Acorah Software Products Limited)

“We have relied on Blandy & Blandy’s expertise for a number of years, and I have the utmost confidence in them as being one of the best in what they do. The team take the time to understand our business needs and provide clear, user-friendly advice on even the most complex or business critical situations.”

Neil Murray, Managing Director, Certikin International Limited

“With one of the world’s largest accounting and legal practices acting for the acquirer, Blandy’s completely held their own.”

Russell Willcox, Chairman, Box Technologies Limited

“I would recommend the firm to others within the house building and development sector given the strength in depth of solicitors operating within the practice.”

Simon Breen, Senior Land Director, Bloor Homes Limited

“Blandy and Blandy have taken time to understand the detail of Ambic’s business which has enabled them to provide excellent advice and timely service over many years. Their involvement has ranged from matters of contract law and employment strategy to advice on complex M&A projects; at times this has involved several countries and has thrown up challenging matters of compliance and corporate governance. Their service has always been professional, prompt and personal.”

Colin Kingston, Managing Director, Ambic Equipment Limited

“We have used Blandy & Blandy for over 15 years for a range of legal support, including employment, commercial, charity and governance. We have been very happy with the support received, in particular the quality of advice we receive and the relationship we have built over the years with key lawyers, their responsiveness and ability to understand our needs.”

Katharine Horler OBE, Chief Executive, Adviza

“From the inception of Parago in 2010, Blandy & Blandy have provided services around incorporation, recruitment and HR, property and our customer licensing. We have always found their service efficient and professional, and this was reflected when they acted on our behalf in the sale of the company.”

Tim Roots, Director, Parago Software Limited

“Blandy & Blandy has advised us on matters ranging from quick checks regarding tricky legislation to detailed advice regarding employment matters and consultations. They always provide us with prompt, thorough and valuable advice.”

Lesley Mitchell, Head of Human Resources & Office Services, Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)

“They have been a great help in advising on large contracts and other legal issues, often involving short timescales, and we would recommend them to anyone.”

Sue Griggs, Head of Finance, HANDD Business Solutions Limited

“Blandy’s have acted for us over a number of years on a diverse range of issues. We have found them to be clear, expert , well-resourced and approachable in their advice. ”

Frank Fogarty, Director, Cove Construction Limited

“We have always felt confident in their understanding of our needs and expectations.”

Anthony Leggett, Bursar, St Joseph’s College

“The team at Blandy & Blandy guided the trustees of Daisy’s Dream expertly through the transition to becoming a CIO. They provided practical advice and support throughout the entire process and we would have no hesitation in recommending them to other charities considering engaging with the team.”

Gill Stevens, Director, Daisy's Dream

Awards & Accreditations

Top tier firm, Chambers UK

Top tier firm, Chambers UK

Top tier firm, The Legal 500

Top tier firm, The Legal 500

Finalist, 'Property Law Firm of the Year', Thames Valley Property Awards 2018

Finalist, 'Property Law Firm of the Year', Thames Valley Property Awards 2018

'Property Law Firm of the Year', Thames Valley Property Awards 2017

'Property Law Firm of the Year', Thames Valley Property Awards 2017

UK Top 15 Planning Law Firm, Planning Magazine 2020

UK Top 15 Planning Law Firm, Planning Magazine 2020

Finalist, Pride of Reading Awards 2018

Finalist, Pride of Reading Awards 2018

Finalist, Thames Valley Deals Awards 2017

Finalist, Thames Valley Deals Awards 2017

Winner, Women in Business Awards 2016

Winner, Women in Business Awards 2016