New Initiative Launched By UEFA To Help Footballers Falling Foul Of Negligent Financial Advice

A new course has recently been outlined by UEFA, the governing body for European football, which aims to provide footballers with sound financial advice. The course is called the UEFA...


Breach Of Contract – What Are The Options?

It is always important to have the right contract in place for any transaction. However, no matter how good the relationship between the parties or the preparation of the paperwork,...


Directors’ Duties & Responsibilities

Company directors must comply with both fiduciary duties and statutory duties imposed on them by the Companies Act 2006 (Act).  A breach of these duties can expose directors to personal...


Landmark Ruling On Non-Compete Clause in Employment Contract

In the recent high profile case of Egon Zehnder v Tillman, the ruling of the Supreme Court has provided clarity in relation to how businesses should approach the drafting of non-compete...


Business Disputes – Costs & Funding

When pursuing a business dispute, all organisations will be mindful of the on-going costs and funding involved, which may well influence if or how far the dispute is pursued. Costs...


Fallout From The Suspension Of The Woodford Fund Engulfs The FCA & Hargreaves Lansdown

The Woodford Fund was suspended on 3 June following a dreadful May, during which the value of the investment management organisation’s assets fell by £560 million, and redemptions reached £190...


UK’s First Multimedia Mark Registered

3rd May 2019 marked a significant day in history, as the date that the first ever UK moving multimedia trade mark was registered. The trade mark, which was registered in...


High Court’s Approach To Proportionality Test Confirmed

In the recent case of Malmsten v Bohinc, the High Court confirmed for the first time its approach in relation to the ‘new’ proportionality test on the assessment of legal...


Supporting Evidence In Business Disputes

The quality of the evidence in business disputes presented by an organisation in support of its claim/defence to a claim is of paramount importance to obtain a successful result. As...


Business Disputes – The Litigation Process

Following on from our previous commercial disputes articles on the initial steps to take and how to escalate a dispute, we will now outline the litigation process when pursuing a...


What You Need To Consider When Making A Ground Rent Claim

Some leaseholders have found themselves in situations where they face excessive amounts of ground rent due to onerous clauses in their leases, with many finding difficulty re-selling or mortgaging their...


Investigation Into Leasehold System By CMA

An investigation into the leasehold property system by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has begun which will investigate permission fees, ground rents and other terms associated with leasehold properties....