IMPORTANT UPDATE: COVID-19

  June 12, 2020
Recently we have seen an increase in enquiries from clients about putting in place cross option agreements. It is not uncommon for the shareholders of a private limited company, often those run by owner-managers, to take out insurance policies on their own lives which pay out on the death of the insured shareholder.
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  April 27, 2020
​Despite the climate of economic uncertainty, opportunities still exist for businesses and many are updating their plans and adapting to the difficult circumstances. Many businesses are taking advantage of the lull in business activity to sort out various housekeeping matters and to consider the future.
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 Stephen Newman
  March 25, 2020
In the recent case of Neocleous v Rees the High Court held that a contract for the sale of land was concluded electronically by email correspondence between two solicitors.
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 Stephen Newman
  February 10, 2020
When incorporating a new, private limited company choosing the right name is an important step. Unfortunately, it is not always as simple as it seems as there are a number of restrictions which may prevent you from using the name that you want. Before expending too much time thinking up your perfect company name, read our quick guide below to ensure you don’t fall at the first hurdle...
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 Hilary Garnett
  February 4, 2020
In his post last year – Stephen Newman of Ramsdens’ Corporate department advised company directors on their duties, as set out in sections 171 to 177 of the Companies Act 2006
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 Stephen Newman
  December 11, 2019
A shareholders’ agreement is not a legal requirement and may be overlooked when individuals are setting up a new company (or investing in an existing one) with more than one shareholder.
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  November 14, 2019
PAX Burger, located in Lindley, Huddersfield, has been acquired by investors.
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  November 13, 2019
Although businesses enter into commercial contracts on a regular basis it is often common for one party to claim that the contract does not adequately document the intention of the parties. The party in question may apply to court to have the contract rectified.
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