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ThinkstockPhotos-468153365-72x72 The Importance of Conduct Before Court Proceedings (Wednesday, 3 February, 2016) - Gavin Evans, Senior Associate Solicitor in the Commercial Dispute Resolution Team, discusses the importance of the ‘Practice Direction on Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols’ before Court proceedings. The ‘Practice Direction on Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols’ came into force on 6 April …
DavidCleary_WEB_PROFILE_72x72_9593 Further blow for insolvency industry as “no win: no fee” arrangements outlawed (Friday, 22 January, 2016) - David Cleary, Head of Business Recovery discusses the changes to the way in which fees can be charged will soon make it more difficult for creditors to sue fraudulent directors. Insolvency professionals currently regularly use no win no fee arrangements …
Amanda_Holden_72_Profile_0544 RIP ‘Buy to Let’ market? (Tuesday, 19 January, 2016) - Amanda Holden, Head of our Residential team discusses the proposed higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for individuals who owns two or more residential properties. A consultation on the proposal to introduce a higher rate of Stamp Duty …
Wilkes_72px ‘Birmingham Professional Ladies Lunch Club’ thriving 20 years on (Thursday, 17 December, 2015) - Leading Birmingham law firm the Wilkes Partnership was delighted to host another successful Birmingham Professional Ladies Lunch Club. This time the networking event was held at Hotel Du Vin and marked the club’s annual Christmas celebration, with over sixty guests …
Pam_Sidhu_WEB_PROFILE_100x100_0091 Christmas Parties – Employers Beware (Wednesday, 16 December, 2015) - The traditional Christmas party is an event that is eagerly anticipated in the majority of workplaces. It can take many forms, in or outside the office premises, during or after work time, informal or formal. The one thing that is …