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How to protect your business from Cyber Attackers

Posted on October 24th, by Emma Lewis in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Cyber security seems to be very topical.  Every day I seem to be reading about the risks we all face, personally and to our businesses, from cyber attackers.

There are … Read more


Employment Law over bacon and egg butties! – MLP Law’s first Bigger Breakfast event is a success

Posted on October 13th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

MLP Law recently hosted the first in its series of Bigger Breakfast events, which covered the latest legal development in the ever changing world of employment law.

The delegates in Read more


Why you shouldn’t sell your business when you’re 64…

Posted on October 10th, by Admin in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

If you are obviously close to retirement, a potential buyer for your business will sense your ‘deadline’ and their offer price will be lower to reflect this. So sell when Read more


Are you considering alternative business funding?

Posted on October 9th, by Natalie Lewis in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

At MLP Law LLP we are seeing an increase in our clients who are accessing alternative business funding, rather than more traditional sources of lending, such as bank, private equity

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CHANGE IN PARODY LAW- Will less restrictions mean more creativity?

Posted on October 7th, by Sasha Fasolilli in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

What has changed?

From 1 October 2014 the law will change on parody comedy. The change has been brought about following a recent case in Belgium in relation to copyright … Read more


Employment Law Changes – With effect from 1 October 2014

Posted on October 7th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Autumn is here already, which means a new wave of employment law changes is upon us. We have set out below the key points you need to be aware of:… Read more


Data protection breaches can result in monetary penalty notices being issued –what are these and how can your business avoid them?

Posted on September 3rd, by Emma Lewis in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

A Monetary Penalty Notice is a notice requiring a data controller to pay a fine set by the Commissioner. The amount of the MPN determined by the Commissioner must not … Read more


Family Business Succession and Planning.

Posted on September 2nd, by Stephen Attree in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

I’ve recently finished an E-book soon to be published on Family Business succession and planning.  One of the key elements of the book is the importance of planning.  Planning succession Read more


Considering selling or merging your PR or Digital Agency?

Posted on August 21st, by Stephen Attree in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

We act for a significant number of PR and Digital Agencies and from our experience of mergers and acquisitions over the years, I set out the top 6 questions you Read more


Companies reveal gender pay gap

Posted on August 19th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

It’s time for MLP’s quick round up of the key talking points in employment law for the week ending 15 August 2014.

Employment law news

Just four companies reveal gender Read more


Steps to avoid bribery when client entertaining

Posted on August 13th, by Sasha Fasolilli in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

6 Practical steps to help avoid liability under the Bribery Act 2010

1. Top level commitment

All senior managers and directors must understand that they could be personally liable under … Read more


Employment law update – TUPE and unfair dismissal

Posted on August 12th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

It’s time for MLP’s quick round up of the key talking points in employment law from last week and the hot topics included TUPE, unfair dismissal and harassment!

Employment law

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Client entertaining or bribery?

Posted on August 11th, by Sasha Fasolilli in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

The line between entertaining and bribery is not always obvious and can be very punitive. It is vital for businesses to understand the offences under the Bribery Act 2010 and … Read more


Dragon investment

Posted on August 6th, by Emma Lewis in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

I read in the paper that a couple of entrepreneurs  have landed £50,000 in Dragon’s Den funding for their gourmet tea business.  This funding from Kelly Hoppen was for a … Read more


Employment law update – parental leave, tribunals and more

Posted on August 5th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

It’s time for MLP’s quick round up of the key talking points in employment law for the week ending 1 August 2014.

Employment law news

70% of potentially successful Employment Read more


Commission decision hits holiday pay sums for employers

Posted on July 31st, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

As the big summer break gets underway, commission-based employees can expect fatter pay packets on their return following a European Court ruling that commission payments should be considered when calculating … Read more


Shared Parental Leave Regulations and more in our Employment Law update

Posted on July 29th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

It’s time for MLP’s quick round up of the key talking points in employment law for the week ending 25 July 2014.

News

  •  Draft shared parental leave regulations laid before
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Does obesity qualify as a disability? Employment Law news round up…

Posted on July 21st, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

 

It’s time for MLP’s quick round up of the key talking points in employment law for the week ending 18 July 2014.

Employment law news:

Does obesity qualify as

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Employment law update July 2014

Posted on July 15th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

 

It’s time for MLP’s quick round up of the key talking points in employment law at the moment. It’s a bumper edition as we cover employment law news from … Read more


Restructure to encourage buyers

Posted on July 7th, by Stephen Attree in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Planning to sell your business?

Since the business landscape has improved, we’ve noticed an increase in prospective buyers who are in the market for good assets.  Buyers are still much … Read more


Credit control – making it pay

Posted on July 3rd, by Tristan Duncan in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

All businesses experience good and bad periods during their lifetime.  However, it is when cash flow slows, that businesses fail.  The late payment, or non-payment, of invoices/bills can have a … Read more


How to settle a commercial dispute

Posted on July 2nd, by Tristan Duncan in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Why would you want to settle a dispute?

A settlement presents a business with certainty, closure and avoids the anxiety, costs and time of proceeding to trial.  It can be … Read more


What does the Consumer Rights Directive mean?

Posted on July 1st, by Sasha Fasolilli in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

The 2013 Regulations implement the Consumer Rights Directive (2011/83/EU) to ensure the harmonisation of distance selling and off-premises rules across EU member states.

What and who do the Read more


Zero hours contracts and other employment headlines

Posted on July 1st, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

 

It’s time for MLP’s quick round up of the key talking points in employment law for the week ending 27 June 2014.

Employment law news

Government to ban “exclusivity Read more


Right to request Flexible Working extended to all employees

Posted on June 30th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

From 30 June 2014, the right to request flexible working is open to all employees with at least 26 weeks’ continuous service. Previously, this right was only available to employees Read more


Biting back! Could Liverpool sack Luis Suarez for gross misconduct?!

Posted on June 27th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

As World Cup Fever continues to grip the nation (even despite another humiliating display by England!) it seems that everyone is talking about it. Football’s governing body, FIFA, also spent … Read more


How to protect your business brand

Posted on June 17th, by Emma Lewis in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

A big part of managing your company’s reputation is based on protecting your brand, particularly in highly competitive markets.  So, what is a brand and what practical steps help a … Read more


Deceased workers entitled to holiday pay…and other employment news

Posted on June 16th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

It’s time for MLP’s quick round up of the key talking points in employment law form last week.

Employment law news

World Cup 2014 finally arrives:

The World Cup is … Read more


Top tips for employers around World Cup 2014

Posted on June 10th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

It’s been 4 long years but it’s finally arrived! World Cup 2014 is almost upon us!

However, just like they did prior to London 2012, employers are bracing themselves for … Read more


8 pitfalls to avoid when negotiating contracts

Posted on June 9th, by Sasha Fasolilli in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

 

Contract negotiations can be a minefield, so we thought it would be helpful to highlight the top eight pitfalls that are avoidable during the process.

1. Does the person Read more


Unhappy clients don’t complain

Posted on June 5th, by Stephen Attree in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Unhappy clients don’t complain…

… they go elsewhere for business.  A report commission by the Legal Services Consumer Panel today said 44% of those dissatisfied with legal services do not … Read more


Hollywood stars telling lies on CVs

Posted on June 2nd, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

It’s time for MLP’s quick round up of the key talking points in employment law for the week ending 30 May 2014.

Employment law news

Hollywood star admits to lying Read more


IT Outsourcing: Reining in Risk

Posted on May 29th, by Sasha Fasolilli in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

IT spending on outsourcing is continuing to rise. Web/E-commerce systems and application development are two of the most widely outsourced functions, together with help desk and desktop support. The … Read more


Providing references – the dos and don’ts

Posted on May 21st, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

References: what are your obligations and how to deal with fake ones?

A recent survey jointly commissioned by The Federation of Small Businesses and the BBC1 television programme has revealed … Read more


How to deal with a fake reference

Posted on May 21st, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

References: what are your obligations and how to deal with fake ones?

A recent survey jointly commissioned by The Federation of Small Businesses and the BBC1 television programme has revealed … Read more


Google loses European court case in surprise ruling

Posted on May 19th, by Admin in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Google has lost a European court case that forces it to remove personal information hosted on third-party websites from its search engine results if asked by an individual. The landmark Read more


Early conciliation proving popular, plus fake references

Posted on May 12th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Employment Law Update for the week ending 9 May 2014

It’s time for MLP’s quick round up of the key talking points in employment law for the week ending 9 … Read more


Are you compliant with e-commerce legislation?

Posted on April 30th, by Sasha Fasolilli in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Current e-commerce legislation in place states that businesses must provide certain information to consumers on their websites. How and when this information is to be provided is also specified in … Read more


Do you have a digital legacy?

Posted on April 28th, by Sasha Fasolilli in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs, Wills Trust Probate. Comments Off

The digital revolution means that people need to start thinking about what they have stored online and how to protect it.

Legal experts, Sasha and Charlotte, from our digital and … Read more


Employment law round up – 25th April

Posted on April 25th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

It’s that time of the week again so here is MLP’s useful round up of the key talking points in employment law for the week ending 25 April 2014.

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The demise of David Moyes: the employment law consequences

Posted on April 24th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

The worst kept secret in football is out – David Moyes has been sacked by Manchester United.

The timing of the decision, announced before most of us had settled back … Read more


Top Tips for Terms and Conditions

Posted on April 16th, by Sasha Fasolilli in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

 

How long has it been since you last reviewed your terms and conditions?  

Are you using them properly?  Could they leave your business wide open to dispute?

Here are … Read more


Employment law news round up

Posted on April 11th, by Gareth Matthews in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

From statutory sick pay no longer being recoverable for employers, to France banning work emails after 6pm, here is a quick round up of the some of the key talking … Read more


Trademark dispute

Posted on April 4th, by Sasha Fasolilli in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Lush v Amazon in Trademark dispute

An underdog win for medium sized business

It’s not often that a medium sized business takes on a huge global corporation and wins, but … Read more


More Women on Boards…and other employment news

Posted on March 28th, by Admin in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Employment Law Update for the week ending 28 March 2014

Here’s our weekly round up of some of the key talking points in employment law for the week ending 28 … Read more


Top 5 things to consider when buying a business

Posted on March 20th, by Admin in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

When you decide to buy a business, it can be a stressful but exciting time and therefore it can be easy to overlook some of the key considerations that are … Read more


Employment tribunals number drops…and other news

Posted on March 18th, by Admin in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Here’s a quick round up of some of the latest key talking points in employment law for the week ending 14 March 2014 from employment solicitor, Gareth Matthews.

Employment law

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Is the world going crazy?

Posted on March 12th, by Admin in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Probably, but let’s enjoy the ride to madness!

I’m not going to use this blog to spout about the dumbing down of language – I actually think taking the jargon … Read more


Employment law round up

Posted on March 7th, by Admin in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

We want to keep all of our clients and contacts aware of changes in legislation or news that could affect them or their own clients in some way.  So, here’s … Read more


Does your business need Director’s Service Agreements?

Posted on February 12th, by Admin in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Many businesses, whether large or small, employ key people to act as Directors. In this role these people are entrusted to run the business and they necessarily have access to … Read more


TUPE changes 2014

Posted on January 20th, by Admin in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Changes to TUPE and collective redundancy rules – 31 January 2014

Tucked away in the haze of the New Year is the introduction of changes to TUPE 2006 and the … Read more


Poorly performing Doctor in your partnership?

Posted on December 10th, by Admin in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Top tips for dealing with a poorly performing partner.

How do you deal with a poorly performing partner?

This is a question we have had to address a number of … Read more


Always Read the Fine Print

Posted on November 29th, by jackie in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

US citizen Jen Palmer recently found herself subject to a $3,500 fine for posting a negative online review. In 2008 Jen Palmer ordered some items from KlearGear.com. After the items Read more


Cadbury’s vs Nestle for the colour purple…

Posted on October 28th, by George in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

After a tough battle at the Court of Appeal and years of battling back and forth with Nestle, Cadbury has now lost its trade mark for the colour purple which … Read more


Constructive Dismissal Law Update

Posted on October 28th, by George in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

The latest case in constructive dismissal law says that in order to successfully bring a claim for constructive dismissal, the contractual breach by the employer does not necessarily need to … Read more


Employee Shareholder Status Update

Posted on August 30th, by George in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

On 15 August 2013, HMRC updated its Share and Assets Valuation Manual (SVM) to take account of the implementation of employee shareholder employment status which is due to be introduced … Read more


Here is a review of the recent, most significant IP decisions in IP law

Posted on August 23rd, by George in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

TRADE MARKS:

1.  Rocket Dogs Brands LLC v OHIM (Case T-338/12)

The EU General Court has upheld an OHIM Board of Appeal decision that there was no likelihood of confusion … Read more


Financial concerns continuing to sap confidence- So Take the Law into your own hands when it comes to debt collection

Posted on August 21st, by George in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

A Forum of Private Business (FPB) study reveals that small businesses are not only increasingly concerned about cash flow and late payment, but also the overdrafts and loans they’re relying … Read more


Apple v Samsung was the beginning of an ongoing legal battle regarding the designs of smartphones and tablets.

Posted on August 8th, by Leanne in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Apple v Samsung was the beginning of an ongoing legal battle regarding the designs of smartphones and tablets. This example demonstrates the importance of protecting intellectual property. If there is … Read more


UNISON brings legal challenge to employment tribunal fees

Posted on July 19th, by George in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

UNISON has confirmed that it is making an application to the High Court to challenge the introduction of fees in the employment tribunal system. This is a judicial review of … Read more


How has whistleblowing changed?

Posted on July 19th, by George in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Whistleblowing laws changed on 25 June 2013. Here is our easy 4-step guide to updating your policy:

1. Ensure that your whistleblowing policy covers protected disclosures made “in the public Read more


Piercing the corporate veil – Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd & others [2013] UKSC 34

Posted on July 19th, by George in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

As we all know, or thought we did, in commercial cases, the principle is that a company is independent of its shareholders.  The shareholders are protected by what we call … Read more


Yoghurt News!

Posted on July 5th, by Leanne in Company Commercial, MLP Blogs. Comments Off

Greek Yoghurt has become hugely popular in the UK in recent years, and has a marked up price from natural yoghurt because of its luxurious texture and creamy taste.  FAGE … Read more


Contact a dispute resolution solicitor before agreeing any settlement.

Posted on March 15th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

A dispute resolution solicitor should be your first port of call in cases of dispute – don’t settle a claim without seeking legal advice.

Before agreeing to settle any substantial … Read more


Intellectual property solicitors settle legal dispute for the Fred Perry fashion label.

Posted on March 13th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

With the help of intellectual property solicitors, Fred Perry has sucessfully defended its fashion brand from e-tailor TheHut.com.

TheHut.com was found selling counterfeit Fred Perry jumpers via its websites … Read more


Use a commercial solicitor to keep your business compliant.

Posted on March 12th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Business compliance is complex, but a commercial solicitor can keep you up to date.

The number of business laws and regulations is increasing. In response UK businesses are finding it … Read more


Commercial law advice from MLP Law.

Posted on March 11th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

MLP Law can offer your business commercial law advice from the moment it starts up.

MLP Law legal advice covers a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. We have … Read more


Use a commercial agreements solicitor to protect your business.

Posted on March 8th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

A commercial agreements solicitor can protect your business, by ensuring that any contracts you draw up are enforceable should the terms be breached.

All successful businesses need to have well … Read more


Business sale solicitors help GN Gaunt become part of a national group.

Posted on March 6th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Business sale solicitors have assisted in the sale of GN Gaunt & Son to the High Court Enforcement Group.

GN Gaunt & Son are to become part of the High … Read more


An employment solicitor can advise you on ‘employee-shareholder’ contracts.

Posted on March 4th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Employment solicitors can advise on the creation of ‘employee-shareholder’ contracts under new government legislation.

In April the Government plans to introduce a new form of employment contract known as “employee-shareholder”.… Read more


An e-commerce solicitor can advise on all areas of online business.

Posted on February 28th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

When trading online an e-commerce solicitor can help you develop a business strategy, and navigate through the minefield of e-commerce regulations.

Many companies now conduct their business online, and because … Read more


Breach of contract solicitors go head to head over Manchester United branded products.

Posted on February 25th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Yam Seng solicitors prove breach of contract against the International Trading Company, over the marketing of Manchester United branded products.

The breach of contract dispute between Yam Seng and the … Read more


Commercial solicitors help Orlit Enterprises resolve its business dispute with Rangers FC.

Posted on February 21st, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

A commercial solicitor can help any type organisation to resolve business contract disputes.

Orlit Enterprises have been in talks with solicitors over a commercial dispute with the football club Rangers.… Read more


Trademark lawyers successfully defend Yves Saint Laurent’s right to put a red sole on its shoes.

Posted on February 19th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Trademark lawyers prove in court that YSL’s monochrome red shoe with a red sole does not infringe the Louboutin trademark

Trademark lawyers acting on behalf of Yves Saint Laurent have … Read more


Contacting a patent lawyer could have prevented an inventor having his intellectual property stolen.

Posted on February 18th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

The benefits of using a patent lawyer have become clear to Trevor Bayliss, the inventor of the wind up radio.

Had Trevor Bayliss the inventor of the wind up radio … Read more


Acquistion lawyers help in the billion dollar Heinz ‘baked bean buyout’.

Posted on February 15th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Acquisition lawyers aid Warren Buffet to complete the buyout of the food giant Heinz.

Corporate acquisition lawyers have helped billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett buyout Heinz in a £18billion deal.… Read more


Fancy a Babycham? Copyright lawyer helps sue Cath Kidston Ltd. for mis-use of the Babycham logo.

Posted on February 15th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Copyright lawyers acting on behalf the drinks company behind Babycham, lodge a writ in the high court against Cath Kidston Ltd.

Copyright lawyers are seeking to stop the home-ware company … Read more


A data protection solicitor can ensure your business gets it right.

Posted on February 12th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

If your business holds information about customers, clients or staff, a data protection solicitor can advise on safe guarding the information.

The way businesses collect, use and store personal data … Read more


There are many reasons to use a start up company lawyer when setting up a business.

Posted on February 11th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

A start up company lawyer can help you to structure your business, protect intellectual property or research applicable regulatory requirements.

Starting up a business can be a minefield because of … Read more


If you are a company director, a breach of duty solicitor can advise you of your legal obligations.

Posted on February 7th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

A breach of duty solicitor can help if you are a company director needing advice as to your legal obligations, or a director who has been already been charged with

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Business acquisitions solicitor helps Duxburys Holdings Limited add to its portfolio.

Posted on February 6th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

With the help of acquisitions solicitors, Duxburys complete the purchase of a £750,000 garden centre near Preston

Trebaron Garden Centre in Leyland near Preston has been sold to Duxburys … Read more


Contact a business agreements solicitor to ensure your business arrangements are effective as well as legal and binding.

Posted on February 6th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

A business agreements solicitor can draft all of your new agreements limiting your exposure to risk.

If you deal with customers and other companies on a regular basis, it pays … Read more


Patent solicitors – protecting your commercially viable ideas from exploitation.

Posted on February 4th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

It makes sense to use a patent solicitor to prevent others from producing or undermining your idea or invention.

After putting time, effort and money into a developing a commercially … Read more


A restructuring solicitor can help you re-organise your business profitably.

Posted on January 31st, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

If you are planning to reorganise your business, the advice of a commercially astute restructuring solicitor is essential.

The role of the solicitor in corporate restructuring is vital. A commercially … Read more


Corporate solicitors advise on the purchase of Stansted Airport.

Posted on January 29th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Corporate solicitors have advised Manchester Airports Group, on the £1.5 billion purchase of Stansted Airport from Heathrow Airport Holdings.

Prior to this month’s sale, a legal battle began in 2009 … Read more


Corporate acquisition solicitors aid Cheshire entrepreneurs move into the restaurant business.

Posted on January 28th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Cheshire entrepreneurs buy a Lake District steakhouse with help from corporate acquisition solicitors.

A Lake District steakhouse is under new ownership after corporate acquisition solicitors helped entrepreneurs Paul and … Read more


A company contract solicitor can help you minimise the risk of expensive contract disputes.

Posted on January 25th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Contract risks. Get it right by enlisting the services of a MLP company contract solicitor to outline all contractual obligations.

The finer points of a contract can be overlooked when … Read more


Use a LLP lawyer to help you pin down agreements when forming your business structure.

Posted on January 24th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Seek advice from a LLP lawyer before making any decisions on the structure of your business.

The way you structure your business could affect its future growth and development potential. … Read more


Trademark solicitor helps Total Limited sue for infringement of their brand.

Posted on January 23rd, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Trademark solicitors are helping the Gloucestershire based telecommunications company Total, sue YouView TV for trademark infringement.

Total were recently successful in the Court of Appeal, and now the company has … Read more


Breach of contract, solicitor successfully secures £350,000 in damages for ParkingEye Ltd.

Posted on January 22nd, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Contract solicitor helps secure £350,000 in damages for breach of contract by Somerfield Stores Limited.

A recent court of appeal case between ParkingEye Ltd and Somerfield Stores Ltd, has highlighted … Read more


Company solicitors advise Rotherham based packaging company on new acquisitions.

Posted on January 21st, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

With the help of company solicitors, retail ready packaging company Cepac Limited acquire three new businesses.

Cepac Limited are a leading supplier of UK packaging who have managed to … Read more


Buying or selling a business? MLP business solicitors can successfully guide you through the process.

Posted on January 18th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

The buying or selling of a business can be complex, and is best done with the help of a qualified business solicitor.

Due to the complexities involved in the … Read more


Commercial lawyers offer crucial advice and support to aid business development in 2013.

Posted on January 17th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

The role of the commercial lawyer could prove crucial for many businesses this year.

There is optimism for SMEs and entrepreneurs as a Co-operative Bank study of SMEs has revealed … Read more


Company lawyer aids in the purchase of environmental services business.

Posted on January 15th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

With the help of company lawyers, Office and General were able to meet the December purchase deadline for Agent Orange Environmental.

The purchase of Agent Orange Environmental was successfully … Read more


Seek commercial law advice in advance of problems arising.

Posted on January 14th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Commercial law advice can be of greater benefit if it is preventative and limits problems that can arise.

MLP Law can advise on a broad range of commercial issues, including … Read more


Entrepreneurs who consult a business solicitor early, benefit most.

Posted on January 11th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

If you are starting up a business, a solicitor may be able to help in more ways than you think.

If you have a business, you may need advice … Read more


Manchester solicitors advise on acquisition of Wedgwood design studios.

Posted on January 10th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Manchester solicitors have advised Rayne Precision Engineering on their new premises acquisition.

The Staffordshire based company have acquired the former Wedgwood design studios in Stoke On Trent, as their new … Read more


Consult an employment solicitor on changes to the law in 2013.

Posted on January 7th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

If you are an employer, new government proposals may affect your business in 2013 – call an employment solicitor for advice.

The Government has recently proposed a new employment contract, … Read more


Intellectual property solicitors go to work with satchels.

Posted on December 21st, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Intellectual property solicitors have helped a satchel manufacturer win a high court case against a rival company.

The Cambridge Satchel Company’s case centred around the setting up of a rival … Read more


Make contracts sound, before you need a contractual disputes lawyer.

Posted on December 20th, by admin in Company Commercial. Comments Off

Some businesses don’t consult solicitors until a contractual disputes lawyer is needed, but early advice and legal strategy could reduce contract problems.

If you agree to commercial deals without taking … Read more