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Recruitment Agency Fee Disputes

Recruitment agency fee dispute: A recent case handled by Sherrards’ recruitment specialists, Barney Laurence brought into sharp focus the importance of the client recruitment agency (“Company A”) following its own terms of business. Company A was engaged by Company B to source a candidate for a role. Company A supplied a quality candidate, whom Company B subsequently engaged …

Recruitment Agency Fee Disputes

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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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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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Brexit deal or no deal.

What happens to enforcement of English Judgments across Europe due to Brexit? So while the negotiations continue and it’s far from certain what the new world looks like in January, it might be worth knowing that any proceedings issued in England prior to the end of the year will be covered by the Brussels Regulation …

Brexit deal or no deal.

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New insolvency legislation to support UK economic recovery

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“the Act”) introduces major new measures aimed at reinforcing the rescue culture during this period of economic uncertainty. These changes will provide crucial support to the country’s economic recovery and a significant and historic change to insolvency law in the UK These wide-ranging measures are not sectors specific.  …

New insolvency legislation to support UK economic recovery

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Blue Manchester v North West Ground Rents Ltd

Partner Mike Lewis, examines the blue Manchester v North West Ground Rents Ltd case. This is the first of several case studies he covered in his recent talk at Heathrow Airport for 80 surveyors as part of their CPD training. Being the largest skyscraper outside London, Beetham Tower is Manchester’s most iconic building. It’s 47 …

Blue Manchester v North West Ground Rents Ltd

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