Supporting You And Protecting Your Interests With Clear And Practical Advice

Jayne Turner, Commercial Wealth Protector

Amicus Commercial Takes The Business View As Well As The Legal

Ian Pearson, Specialist Employment Lawyer

You May Want To Keep Us As Close As Your Management Team

Richard Biggs, Specialist Commercial Lawyer

Delivering results through sound, commercial advice

Grant Squire, Commercial Dispute Resolution Specialist

Welcome to Amicus Law Commercial

Amicus Law Commercial is a modern Somerset legal firm, based in Taunton, that is reforming the way businesses benefit from commercial legal services.

All of our lawyers are partner level and each has a city or regional practice background and importantly, all have great commercial instincts. Our flexible, friendly approach reflects a new era for the relationship between our lawyers, you and your business.


We are at the forefront of this change, and are here to build genuine, long-term relationships, based on trust and partnership. In many ways you may want to keep us closer than your management team.

Amicus Law Commercial provides business law services across Somerset and beyond, from our offices in Taunton, Yeovil and Bridgwater. Contact us on 01823 462500 and [email protected]

Meet the Amicus Law Commercial Team

Suzanne Belina

Employment Solicitor

Suzanne is a specialist employment solicitor focusing on the needs of an employer. Suzanne worked at Over Taylor Biggs, Exeter for just under 20 years prior to linking up recently with her former colleague, Richard Biggs, as a key member of our commercial team. Suzanne is one of the few lawyers who has both corporate and employment experience and is therefore very well versed in dealing with the employment issues which can crop up during a business sale or purchase. It is no secret that she is one of the very few lawyers who actually enjoys dealing with TUPE!
Suzanne ‘s aim is to get to know an employer’s business really well so that she is better able to resolve employment problems when they arise as well as being proactive in advising an employer on the documentation which it should have in place to protect its business interests which includes its confidential information, intellectual property and customer base. In addition, Suzanne has extensive experience in handling all areas of employment law including redundancies, settlement agreements, employment tribunal claims, disciplinary and grievance issues as well as advising on general internal HR issues for employers without an HR department. Suzanne is based in South Devon and in her spare time enjoys all equestrian pursuits.

Call Suzanne on 07570 776756
Or email here >>

Richard Biggs

Commercial Lawyer

After qualifying as a Solicitor, Richard worked initially in London and Hamburg, specialising in company acquisitions and disposals. Moving to the West Country in 1993, he became a founding partner of Over Taylor Biggs, later becoming OTB Eveling. His interests have remained in Corporate Law and when the opportunity arose to establish a new Corporate Law Hub this year within Amicus Commercial, Richard rose to the challenge. In his professional life, Richard enjoys nothing more than working closely with clients who are buying or selling businesses. The satisfaction, he believes, comes from earning the respect of his client as a trusted adviser and delivering a professional but personal service which develops a clear strategy for his clients.

He is also very experienced in areas such as finance arrangements, reorganisation of company share structure, shareholders’ agreements, employment incentives, governance and franchising and licensing agreements. Richard lives in Taunton and is a keen rugby supporter.

Call Richard on 01823 462500
Or email here >>

Consultant Commercial Lawyer Opportunities

At Amicus Law Commercial we believe we have a unique offer for commercial and corporate lawyers who are seeking to move into a consultant style of working.

Perhaps you are a partner or associate in a commercial legal firm but are either not being fully recognised for your talents or it may be that you are looking to strike a more appealing work/life balance.

Whatever your motivation, if you are ambitious, commercially savvy and technically excellent we have a wide range of opportunities at Amicus Law Commercial that are likely to be exciting for you.

Amicus Law Commercial is a legal firm based in Somerset but operating nationally within a broad cross section of the business world. We have consultant solicitors who specialise in corporate litigation and contracts, commercial employment law and dispute resolution, providing a full suite of legal services in sectors as diverse as agriculture to membership bodies in sport.

If you like the sound of taking control of your career with the support of a personable and dynamic team, then Amicus Law Commercial may well be your best next step.

For an initial informal discussion about the opportunities of working with us as a Consultant please contact our Senior Partner, Richard Haste on 01823 462500.

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