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Making a Will and How to Protect Your Family and Financial Assets

It is my firm advice that everyone should make a Will, but if you don’t then it is important to be aware of the consequences of not having one. Without having a Will in place at the time of your death, or if your Will is no longer valid, the law dictates how your estate …

Making a Will and How to Protect Your Family and Financial Assets

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The ‘Shot across the bows’ letter

Unless you intend to – and are in a position to – follow through with formal action, think twice before sending a warning letter to an ex-employee. So-called shot across the bows letters are commonly sent out to warn against breaching post-termination restrictive covenants, but they invariably do little more than tip the individual off …

The ‘Shot across the bows’ letter

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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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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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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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