Share Purchase Agreements


Solicitors for a share purchase agreement Share purchase agreements are often complex documents which can become lengthy and create significant delay, friction and cost if not dealt with by experienced, business minded and practical solicitors for both buyer and seller. Ultimately, good solicitors must understand that the cost of advice and risk assessment must be READ MORE

Legal advice on directors loans


Directors loans – are they legal? A directors loan is where a company director takes money out of the company which does not take the form of a salary or a dividend. Additionally, the money you have taken out is greater than any other payments you have made into the account. If this account is READ MORE

Section 21 Notice Changes Pursuant To The Deregulation Act 2015


As of 1 October 2015, the provisions regarding Section 21 Notices pursuant to the Deregulation Act 2015 come into force. Please note that these provisions will only apply to new assured shorthold tenancies starting on or after 1 October 2015. This will then be extended to apply to all assured shorthold tenancies in existence as READ MORE

Darlingtons team to take part in London Legal Walk


If you happen to see a bunch of strange people in suits doing laps walking around Edgware or the local area in the next few weeks, don’t panic, it’s likely to be the Darlingtons “walkers” practising and limbering up for the 10k London Legal Walk charity event on Monday 18th May 2015. We’re proud to READ MORE

Inspiring the next generation of lawyers


We were delighted to be invited to Canon’s High School Careers fair last night – a great turn out from lots of others businesses and employers of all types in all sectors, and to be able to meet with young people looking to their futures and what career path they may follow. Judging by the READ MORE

Our 15th anniversary celebrations – photos


We recently had a fun and fantastic event at the Village Hotel in Elstree – below are some of the photos, more to follow. A great time was had by all, as the photos show !     READ MORE

Selling a business – how does TUPE impact things ?


One of the considerations for the sale of a business, be it a share sale or an asset sale, is to determine firstly whether TUPE applies, and then how that will affect the sale and pre-completion obligations. If you need legal advice from specialist commercial and employment solicitors on TUPE, give us a call or READ MORE

Social media risks – solicitors not immune


One of the biggest problems with social media is that, after expressing a controversial opinion or making a mistake, the consequences are very difficult to predict. Once the “post” button has been hit, there can be no guarantees what will happen next. Rapidly deleting or amending the offending tweet or post may not limit the READ MORE

Family disputes where there is no lasting power of attorney


Planning for the future is important in all aspects of life, but perhaps none more so than when getting older. With an ageing population, mental impairment and capacity issues are becoming ever more common. There are 2 ways to deal with this issue. The first and preferred method is for a person who is ageing READ MORE

Summary judgment – why it’s rarely as straightforward as it may seem


Clients often come to me with what looks like an “open and shut” case. They have a clear contract and the other party is clearly in breach. They want their damages and they want them quick. After advising of the inherent risks, not least on enforceability of a judgment in practical terms, if the client READ MORE