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Think about what you really want to achieve in any situation, whether that is an employment dispute or a corporate transaction and make sure your solicitor is clear on what that is. It’s unlikely that you will get everything you want and compromises will have to be made. It really helps us to know what your main priorities are.
Don’t be afraid to tackle problems at an early stage rather than letting them escalate. Hopefully this will help by preventing a problem turning into a crisis, but if not, you will at least have evidence of what you have done to deal with it.
Don’t put anything in an email which you would not be happy to put in a letter. Emails may have to be disclosed either in the course of tribunal proceedings or in response to a subject access request. So please bear this in mind before pressing Send!