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Incomplete Partnership Arrangements Lead to Court AppearanceApril 4, 2018

When new partners are being introduced into a partnership, it is wise to finalise the arrangements quickly in case the partners fall out. Any lack...

Refusal to Cooperate Spells TroubleMarch 20, 2018

Being made bankrupt is never a welcome experience, but failing to comply with reasonable requests of the Official Receiver can make matters even worse. Once a...

Pre-Trial Skirmishing Can Be as Important as the Main EventFebruary 19, 2018

In commercial litigation, many of the most important battles are fought before the trial even starts and those who drag their feet or fail to...

Failure to Point Out Business Decline Proves CostlyFebruary 8, 2018

When a business is sold, a 'due diligence' process is normally entered into to make sure that the representations made by the seller to the...

Insolvency and Assignment of Causes of Action – High Court RulingDecember 22, 2017

On the basis that a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, it is common for liquidators of insolvent companies to assign...

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a RightDecember 8, 2017

When a contract is breached and one party suffers a loss as a result, they are normally entitled to be compensated for their loss by...

Company Credit Status Must Stand AloneOctober 24, 2017

You may think that if people of substance are behind a business you have a dispute with, this acts as a source of comfort that...

GDPR Guide and Steps to TakeSeptember 14, 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a comprehensive data protection regime which will start to be enforced in the UK in May 2018. The...

Failing to Plan Ahead Creates Problems for Family CompaniesSeptember 3, 2017

Although no one likes to think about their own death, failing to be prepared for all eventualities can cause chaos in family companies, which are...

Small Data Protection Glitch Produces Big Financial LossAugust 22, 2017

When a local council published information in connection with a family's planning application for building works, it failed to think through the consequences of its...

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