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Top 5 Tips for Commercial Tenants
For many tenants taking a commercial lease is unchartered territory. So, as a tenant, what should you look out for? Commercial Property Solicitor Helen Hayward lists 5 things to get you started...
By Helen Hayward on Tuesday 30th January 2018
Saying what you mean
John Noctor explains the case of Persimmon Homes Ltd & Others v Ove Arup & Partners Ltd, in which an exclusion clause was contested over its meaning.
By John Noctor on Tuesday 27th June 2017
Directors’ duties – don’t take short cuts
Trainee Solicitor, Emma Armstrong, explains a High Court case relating to a director's authority and responsibilities and the importance of not taking short cuts.
By Emma Armstrong on Thursday 23rd February 2017
A brush with the law?
Trainee Solicitor, Emma Armstrong, explains restrictive covenants in share purchase agreements, as illustrated in a case involving a hairdressing business.
By Emma Armstrong on Monday 21st November 2016
Make way for the machines?
Sally Johnson speculates whether artificial intelligence will become more commonly used and accepted in the legal system following recent studies.
By Sally Johnson on Thursday 10th November 2016
When is Suitable Alternative Employment Not Actually Suitable?
Despite some growth in the economy, many employers continue to look at redundancy in order to cut costs.
By Natalie Ruane on Friday 14th October 2016
Corporate law specialist, Vaughan Jones, explains the impact of EU legislation on UK procurement and how Brexit may affect it.
By Vaughan Jones on Wednesday 12th October 2016
Competition: Good for business
Sally Johnson, Practising Consultant, explains how competition law is relevant to businesses of all sizes.
By Sally Johnson on Friday 19th August 2016
How will Brexit affect your business?
Corporate law specialist Vaughan Jones explores how Brexit will affect UK businesses.
By Vaughan Jones on Wednesday 27th July 2016
Advice for Victims of Cumbria Floods
This page contains links to resources on our site which aim to help householders and businesses who have been affected by flooding in Cumbria.
By Angela Huck on Tuesday 8th December 2015
Selling a family business
Corporate lawyer Michael Walby looks at three important points to consider if you are contemplating selling a family business.
By Michael Walby on Friday 23rd October 2015