Acuity Law

Acuity Law

3 Assembly Square
Britannia Quay
CF10 4PL


We’re a team of instinctively commercial lawyers, passionate about delivering the best legal service with our people and our clients at the heart of everything we do.

Acuity Law is a top ranked law firm offering a business to business legal service throughout the UK.  The firm was established in Wales and has offices in Cardiff, Swansea, London and Dubai, as well as partners based across the UK.

Acuity Law is a new style “law company” with a market leading team of professionals, who support clients in a proactive and commercial manner from a technology-based platform. Acuity Law attracts new lawyers from senior positions in industry and from traditional firms, and in all cases because the lawyers want a better quality of professional life and a more rewarding way of working with their clients.

The firm’s culture is reflected in the quality of service to clients and the speed and precision with which the Acuity Law team gives advice. Acuity Law is proud to have a growing portfolio of fantastic clients and one that is built on long-standing relationships with members of the firm.

The firm’s recent accolades include Law Firm of the Year (Wales) at the Legal 500 Awards, and Litigation Team and Legal Team of the Year at the Wales Legal Awards, both in 2019, and this year at the Wales Legal Awards 2020, Acuity Law secured Law Firm of the Year and Corporate & Commercial Team of the Year.

We act for many universities and other public bodies across England & Wales and for the science, technology and research park sector we bring together expertise across all relevant areas including:

  • site acquisition and disposal, funding and development
  • property management from letting to enforcement
  • virtual tenancies, hot desks and related compliance
  • planning and environmental advice, including site reclamation
  • infrastructure, from utilities and services to road, rail and public transport
  • grants and other public funding including state aid and related issues
  • corporate operating structures from SPV’s to collaboration and joint venture agreements
  • tax issues including VAT, SDLT, capital allowances and corporation taxes, working with specialist partners
  • employment, health and safety, GDPR and other aspects of a park operator’s business

Our work for science, technology and research parks is co-ordinated by Midlands-based partner Barry Sankey, whose work in the sector over nearly four decades is widely recognised, and Acuity Law can offer a team of more than seventy lawyers ready to help science parks and their tenants find solutions to the problems and tackle the future with clarity and certainty.


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