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All companies will be subject to strategic change at some stage in their development.  When this happens it is vital to have the right team around you.

Whether you are a start up looking for your first round of funding and investment or an established operation looking to grow through merger or aquisition, our team of experienced lawyers are here to give you the very best legal advice.

 

 

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What you need to know about contracts

    What you need to know about contracts    It is often said that prevention is better than a cure and this could not be more true when it comes to contracts. If a contract is not place or drafted incorrectly, then any disagreements which may arise as to what...

Employee Restrictive Covenants – Supreme Court Tilts the Balance in Employers’ Favour?

Employee Restrictive Covenants Supreme Court Tilts the Balance in Employers’ Favour?   In a recent case, the Supreme Court ruled that a non-compete clause in an employment contract that prevented the ex-employee having a minority shareholding in a rival company...

No Contract, No Fee – Risk-Takers Beware!

Do you do business on a handshake? No Contract, No Fee – Risk-Takers Beware! It is so easy to get caught out. You see a great business opportunity when you meet someone at a networking event who seems very keen in do business with you. You spend a considerable amount...

ICO Sink their teeth

      The ICO sink in their teeth The first employee has been sent to jail    The first employee has been sent to jail for illegally accessing personal data. In this land mark case the employee of an accident repair company used his colleagues’ login details to...

Entrepreneurs Relief – Important Changes

  Entrepreneurs Relief has changed Are you aware of how it affects you?Last year’s Budget announced a number of important changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief. These changes took effect on 6th April 2019.Entrepreneurs’ Relief is a relief from Capital Gains Tax available...

Airbnb Lettings – Always Check the Lease!

Airbnb Always check the lease   You have purchased a leasehold apartment in a thriving town or seaside resort with the view to sublet, You start out subletting to a family on an Assured Tenancy Agreement (AST) but you have been told you could make a better return if...

What Directors need to know about insolvency

    What Directors Need To Know About Insolvency  Managing cash flow and trying to make the books balance is a challenge which companies can face from time to time. Indicators of financial difficulty become more transparent when the company has many unpaid creditors...

Cookie Consent

Cookie ConsentUseful guidance on the lawful use of cookies  The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) has provided us with some guidance on the lawful use of cookies. A cookie is a piece of software which a website downloads onto a...

Shared Parental Leave

  Shared Parental Leave do you need to worry about discrimination?   Since the introduction of shared parental leave, we have often been asked by employers about the concept of enhanced maternity pay. If you pay employees enhanced maternity pay under your...

Who has control of your shares when you’re gone?

    Who has control of your shares when you’re gone? This month’s article flows from a seminar that David Dees, our Corporate Partner and I have delivered twice so far this year. One of the aspects covered is so fundamental, I thought the following might help save...