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Blog archive: February, 2021

Cultures in International Legal Negotiation

International legal negotiation is becoming increasingly prevalent. As globalisation expands indefinitely, disputes continuously transcend international borders. Domestic legal negotiation can often prove to be difficult as it is. The additional challenge of international legal negotiation is not to be understated. With this is in mind, one crucial element to international legal negotiation is an appreciation …

Cultures in International Legal Negotiation

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Sherrards obtain clarification of the defence to a trustee in bankruptcy’s claim to recover a void disposition under section 284 Insolvency Act 1986

ICC Judge Prentis in the case of Darren Edwards (Trustee in Bankruptcy of Jagdev Singh Wasu) v Aurora Leasing Limited and Howard de Walden Estates Limited, in the High Court of Justice, Business and Property Courts of England and Wales, Insolvency and Companies List (ChD), [2021] EWHC 96 (Ch), clarified the meaning of the words “for …

Sherrards obtain clarification of the defence to a trustee in bankruptcy’s claim to recover a void disposition under section 284 Insolvency Act 1986

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L&R Midland shipyard repairs agency acquires further sites from SRS

Andrew Cooke and the corporate & commercial team at Sherrards worked with L&R Midland (UK) Limited (“L&R”), one of the UK’s leading shipyard agencies, in the transfer of a number of key shiprepair agencies from Ship Repairers and Shipbuilders Limited (“SRS”) to L&R with effect from 1 January 2021. The agreement includes the shipyards and service …

L&R Midland shipyard repairs agency acquires further sites from SRS

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Directors liability for unlawful dividends, disguised distributions

SSF Realisations Ltd (In Liquidation) v Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd and others [2020] EWHC 3521 (Ch) Karen Dobson, partner in Sherrards dispute resolution and corporate recovery and insolvency team, acting on behalf of Simon Bonney and Andrew Hosking of Quantuma Advisory Limited, the joint liquidators of SSF Realisations Ltd (“the Company”), recently succeeded in the …

Directors liability for unlawful dividends, disguised distributions

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IR35 – May the force be with you

“IR35” – it could almost be mistaken for a character from the latest Star Wars film, and whilst IR35 is not a new concept, it will be hitting the private sector in 2021*. If your business currently engages consultants or contractors operating as part of a personal service company, this is a premiere that you …

IR35 – May the force be with you

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