Company, Consumer, and Contract

Civil judicial co-operation after Brexit

Lauren McCormack sets out the new realities of recognition and enforcement of EU judgments in the UK

Reform of non-compete laws could ‘disincentivise investment’

Critics say law reform could “disincentivise" business investment 

26 Feb 2021 | Commercial

MoJ website move could cause problems for LIPs

Lawyers are puzzled over MoJ moves to close website and publish its content on gov.uk

CMA warns Lastminute.com: pay up in 7 days or face court

The CMA has sent company a letter before action over its failure to refund £1m to customers whose package holidays were cancelled
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Lawyers need ‘greater aptitude’ for business to win SMEs’ trust

The legal sector needs a greater aptitude for business if lawyers want to help commercial clients with their legal problems, a lawyer warned 

Buying trust

Employee ownership trusts can significantly influence a firm’s culture and ethos, explain Howard Hackney and Mark Briegal

Freelancing: a new era?

Despite some high-profile naysaying early on, the introduction of freelance solicitors may yet re-shape the legal landscape

11 Dec 2019 | Career development

SMEs lose out as legal system set up for big business, says research

Up to 2.4m small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), start-ups and the self-employed are being let down by the legal system and could be falling into a leg

29 Jul 2019 | Commercial

Traditional partnerships versus LLPs: do partners have the same rights?

While there are benefits to the LLP model, Daniel Sutherland warns those considering making the switch from a traditional partnership to draft their member

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