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APR
25

Brexit’s Impact on Restructuring and Insolvency Transactions

Insolvency and restructuring law is dominated by EU Regulations, and the whole process is intrinsically bound together by various international treaties, allowing for collaboration between member states to ensure an efficient and workable solution where companies are requiring these operations. There is still a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the UK exiting the EU, and this means companies need to prepare themselves for a broad range of possibilities. One of the possibilities that companies need to prepare for is a no-deal Brexit where the UK leaves without a withdrawal agreement in place. The impact on companies will be far-reaching in all areas including in relation to restructuring and insolvency transactions. Here we consider some of the issues that could arise.

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APR
25

When Can I Bring a Professional Negligence Claim Against My Solicitor?

There are various times at which individuals and businesses will require legal advice or assistance. Unfortunately, there are situations where this advice is viewed as inadequate or careless, and this can have severe repercussions for clients. In these cases, the client could argue that the solicitor has been professionally negligent and bring a claim against them. If someone has used the services of a solicitor and they feel that their services were not up to the required level, then they can bring a professional negligence claim for compensation. It is highly advisable that anyone considering doing this seeks immediate expert advice on the process to follow. Likewise, any solicitor that has been accused of professional negligence should take advice themselves on their situation and what they should do next.

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25

When Can I Bring a Professional Negligence Claim Against My Accountant?

Accountants are used by both individuals, sole traders and businesses for a wide range of services including book-keeping, preparation of accounts as well as providing regulatory advice and services. Accountants are relied upon to give competent tax advice that complies with taxation law. The term "accountant" is not regulated, and so anyone can call themselves this. As a result, the standard of service offered is very varied. There is always the risk that the services provided by an accountant will be incorrect. This usually occurs where the advice given by the accountant is wrong, or there is an accountancy error.

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25

When Can I Bring a Professional Negligence Claim Against My Surveyor?

Where an individual or business employ a surveyor to perform work on their behalf, there is an expectation that this will be performed to certain standards. Where this is not the case, the client can suffer considerable financial loss. In these circumstances, the client may wish to bring a claim for professional negligence to be compensated for their losses. Ensuring that you have expert legal advice as soon as you become aware of a possible claim is highly recommended to make sure that you get the right outcome in your circumstances.

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MAR
29

SHAREHOLDERS -V- DIRECTORS (THE BATTLE RAGES ON)

By Hamilton Li, Paralegal, Lewis Nedas Law - email: hli@lewisnedas.co.uk

Many people easily become confused when considering the duties of the shareholders and directors of a company which can be found within the articles of association (AAs) or the Companies Act 2006 (CA2006). 

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