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The Legal Industry in 2021: Advice, guidance and representation

The Legal Industry in 2021: Advice, guidance and representation The difficulties of 2020 forced the legal industry to adapt quickly to provide advice, guidance and representation to clients during lockdowns and commercial turmoil. Lawyers have on the whole moved rapidly to adjust their way of working to make sure they are able to support clients, whose need has become greater in a number of key areas including business and commercial, employment, commercial property, insolvency and dispute resolution. Looking

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: Legal Blog, News|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Legal Industry in 2021: Advice, guidance and representation

A guide to remedies for breach of contract: Disputes, resolutions and damages

A guide to remedies for breach of contract When one party to a contract fails to fulfil their obligations under it, it's classed as a breach of contract. Where the other party suffers a loss because of this, they are entitled to ask for a remedy. Before taking action against breach of contract, it is important to ensure that you fully understand the legal position that you find yourself in. If the contract has not ended, you could

By |December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Breach of Contract, Legal Blog, News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on A guide to remedies for breach of contract: Disputes, resolutions and damages

Employment law: What changes should we expect in 2021 following the pandemic?

Employment law: What changes should we expect in 2021 following the pandemic? Employment law changes following the pandemic and changes expected in 2021 As the New Year rolls around, the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) remains in force, with the possibility of the Job Support Scheme to follow on. Combined with other planned legislative changes, employers will have plenty of new employment rules to deal with in 2021. Other major new rules include a change to the

By |December 17th, 2020|Categories: Corporate Litigation, Employment Law, Legal Blog, News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Employment law: What changes should we expect in 2021 following the pandemic?

What are directors’ duties and what happens if they are breached?

What are the duties of a company director and what happens if they are breached? Company directors have a number of duties imposed on them under the Companies Act 2006 as well as under common and other laws. Failure to carry out directors' duties can result in substantial penalties, including personal liability for any losses suffered by the company, its shareholders and its creditors. The main directors' duties are those detailed in the Companies Act 2006 (the Act),

By |December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Corporate Litigation, Director Disqualification, Directors' Duties, Legal Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What are directors’ duties and what happens if they are breached?

Debt recovery during the pandemic: How can I make a claim?

Debt recovery during the pandemic: How can I make a claim? While the government’s temporary rules seek to protect businesses during troubled times, curbing debt recovery measures is increasing the pressure on many. We take a look at the new legislation and at what options are available for those who are seeking payment from debtors. With many businesses struggling to survive the continuing commercial turmoil, debt recovery has become a difficult proposition. The government is endeavouring to strike

By |November 26th, 2020|Categories: Corporate Litigation, Debt Recovery, Legal Blog|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Debt recovery during the pandemic: How can I make a claim?

Partnership disputes: How can I avoid a litigation case arising from a bad partnership agreement?

Partnership disputes: How can I avoid a litigation case arising from a bad partnership agreement? A well-drafted agreement forms the basis of a strong partnership. By clearly setting out the rights and responsibilities of each partner, partnership disputes can often be avoided. When a new partnership is set up, sometimes the partnership agreement is not substantial enough to deal with changes in the future. Originally, partners may have all had the same vision and been confident in their

By |October 27th, 2020|Categories: Corporate Litigation, Legal Blog, Partnership Disputes|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Partnership disputes: How can I avoid a litigation case arising from a bad partnership agreement?

Launching a new business in the UK: What do I need to know before I get started?

Launching a new business in the UK: What do I need to know before I get started? Notwithstanding the current difficult climate caused by covid 19, new businesses continue to be formed. Creating a new enterprise is exciting but the list of considerations before launch day is long. At Lincoln & Rowe we work with start-ups to ensure they have a robust legal foundation in place to give them the best chance of success. Behind every thriving enterprise

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: Legal Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Launching a new business in the UK: What do I need to know before I get started?

Lockdown tensions: Settling ongoing neighbour disputes during the pandemic

Lockdown tensions: Settling ongoing neighbour disputes during the pandemic With many of us spending substantially more time at home, what were seemingly minor problems with neighbours might start becoming more of an issue than they were before. Neighbour disputes can arise from behaviour that we have previously ignored or not had time to address can become irritating and under the general stress of the current situation, small annoyances can flare up into disputes. Relationships with neighbours can be

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Legal Blog, Property Litigation|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Lockdown tensions: Settling ongoing neighbour disputes during the pandemic
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