Appointing Agents And Distributors

Two of the key ways to push into foreign markets are the use of agents and distributors. Each method relies on using the expertise offered by those who are already...


Top Tips To Aid Business Debt Recovery

Effective credit control is essential to maintain the cashflow of your business. There are practical steps that you as a business can take to avoid bad debt and reduce the...


Negligence Claims Against Lawyers: They Weren’t My Lawyer, Can I Sue Them?

All lawyers owe duties to their clients. When a lawyer provides legal services to a client they have a contract with them. The responsibilities which flow from the contract depend on...


Negligence Claims: Establishing A Duty Of Care – Don’t Fall At The First Hurdle

When a person is considering pursuing a professional negligence claim, the first thing that specialist lawyers will do is to consider the various hurdles that must be overcome to succeed...


Lawyer Negligence Claims: Should A Lawyer Know The Law?

The simple answer to the above question is, obviously yes. So, if a lawyer gets the law wrong, have they been negligent? The answer is, not necessarily. That might seem odd....


Sir Cliff Richard & The BBC – A Fair Balance Between Press Freedom and Personal Privacy?

Sir Cliff Richard has been in the news lately after having won a significant award of damages in a claim against the BBC and South Yorkshire Police. The superstar was...


Buying & Selling A Business

The decision to buy or sell a business can be a tough one, and may be based on a number of differing financial or commercial factors. A sale and purchase...


Bankruptcy And Divorce Proceedings

Over the last number of years it has not been uncommon for bankruptcy and divorce proceedings to take place simultaneously. Bankruptcy is the legal status and form of insolvency, whereby...


Funding Business Growth – The Options Available

Planning, people and profit are important when it comes to running a successful business. But growing a business – whether through increased sales or improved profitability – often means you need...


Standard Terms & Conditions – Getting Your Business Fully Protected

One way of protecting your business is to review your standard terms and conditions regularly to ensure they are up to date with the most recent legislation. For most businesses...


Defamation & Discovering The Identities Of The Culprits: Norwich Pharmacal Order

In the modern digital age, the potential for defamatory comments to reach a wide audience has never been greater. Defamation once revolved mostly around newspapers and printed material, but now,...


Court Of Appeal Sets Out Approach For Measuring Loss In Solicitor Negligence Case

In Edwards v Hugh James Ford Simey (a firm) [2018] EWCA Civ 1299, the Court of Appeal overturned a decision that the Claimant had not established causation for damages and...