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Sydney Mitchell LLP. Top Tier Legal 500 Law firm. Great people, Great service & Great quality
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Reasonable Financial Provision – Court of Appeal breaks new legal ground - Page Description:  Contentious probate - probate dispute and reasonable financial provision on death
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How far will your business fly - Business Forum 9 February 2017 -   How far can your business fly and how far has it gone? When looking at your business over its lifetime, businesses go through many challenges on the way. Page Description:  Business Help and advice - Business Forum - how far can your business fly - 9 Febrauary 2018
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Insurers not liable to pay out for 1.75 million pound hotel blaze - One of the primary purposes of insurance is to give peace of mind, but those who do not read the small print can find that the cover that they have paid for is illusory. Exactly that happened in one case in which the High Court ruled that insurers were fully entitled to refuse to pay out after a hotel was destroyed by fire. Page Description:  insurance payout contract advice failure 0121 698 2200
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Re-using a Liquidated Company Name – Section 216 of the Insolvency Act - If you are a director of a company that has gone into Liquidation (or might go into Liquidation) and you are now involved (or are considering becoming involved) in another company with a similar/same name then be aware of the provisions of Section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986. Page Description:  Re-using a Liquidated Company Name – Section 216 of the Insolvency Act - beware - legal help needed
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Associate Promotion at Sydney Mitchell for Sundeep Bilkhu - Midlands Top Tier Award Winning law firm Sydney Mitchell LLP is delighted to announce that Sundeep Bilkhu has been promoted to Associate Solicitor in the Dispute Resolution Team. Sundeep has proven his strength in all types of property and professional negligence related matters within the firm. Page Description:  Associate promotion at Sydney Mitchell LLP Sundeep Bilkhu Dispute Resolution Team 0121 698 2200
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Power of one word in contract determines appeal outcome - Millions of pounds frequently hang on the interpretation of commercial contracts, but it is rare that a dispute comes down to the correct reading of a single word. That is what happened, however, in one case concerning a cargo of soya bean meal that suffered damage before its much delayed discharge at an Iranian port. Page Description:  Contract wording failure - legal help and advice 0121 698 2200
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Restrictive Covenant challenge successful by yatch builder - Covenants that restrict the use of land are commonly encountered in a domestic context – to maintain scenic views, rights of way and the like – but can also be used to protect business interests. In one case, a tribunal analysed a covenant that banned boat building in part of a dockyard. The dockyard was subject to an array of leasehold and freehold interests and was shared by a company that specialised in building and repairing s...
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Insolvency Queries with Leanne Schneider-Rose - Questions and Answers on pressing Insolvency and Administration matters - as published in Winter 2017 'Recovery' Magazine. Leanne Schneider-Rose, Insolvency Partner at Sydney Mitchell answers a few crucial questions.
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Long Bans for Delinquent Directors - take care when checking worker backgrounds - Keeping inadequate records is not only a sure-fire way to end up with problems with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) but it can also lead to being disqualified from acting as a director. Often, it is a PAYE visit by HMRC that turns up issues involving the employment of illegal workers. Such issues are particularly common in the restaurant trade, and restaurateurs are frequent targets of compliance visits. In a si...
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Shareholder Dispute – No Loss, No Claim - It is often thought that a majority shareholder has the right to do whatever they want with a company. However, this is not the case. Some decisions (such as a vote to wind up a company) require a 75% majority vote by the shareholders in order to be valid. In addition, majority shareholders have a legal duty not to exploit ('oppress') minority shareholders in the administration of the company's affairs. When they do, the minority shareholders may ha...
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