Alleged failure to comply with the UK TSE monitoring scheme
Our Food Regulatory team successfully appealed against the conviction of an abattoir for an alleged failure to comply with the UK TSE monitoring scheme.Continue Reading... Agricultural LawFood LawMediaRegulatory
Negligence win for a private client
We acted for a private client who had obtained incorrect and negligent advice from a previous firm of solicitors, concerning a probate claim he had made and which arose from his late father’s estate. The previous advice resulted in the claim being dismissed and an order for substantial costs made against the client.Continue Reading... Debt RecoveryDispute ResolutionFixed price debt recovery servicesInsolvency for BusinessesInsolvency for Insolvency PractitionersPersonal InsolvencyProfessional Negligence for YouWhat Is The Difference Between A Debt Recovery Service And A Debt Collection Service?
A complex commercial debt
We acted in relation to a dispute between a successful company who supplied fixings and other products in the building industry. A complex dispute arose involving issues of contract and the terms of a consignment agreement. The other party to the dispute took a robust approach and served a Statutory Demand which we advised was inappropriate.Continue Reading... Construction DisputesContract DisputesDispute ResolutionEducation DisputesFor YouInjunctionsIntellectual Property DisputesMediation & Alternative Dispute ResolutionProfessional NegligenceProperty Disputes
Breach of contract
We acted for a limited company who were facing a substantial claim from an engineering and construction company for alleged breach of contract. We were instructed to defend the claim and after assessing the legal position we were able to demonstrate that it was, in fact, the other company who were in breach of contract for failing to comply with termination provisions in the NEC Standard Form of Contract.Continue Reading... Dispute ResolutionFor Business
Defending a personal claim against directors
We acted on behalf of former directors in the defence of personal claims against them, which concerned financial advice provided to various clients and high net worth individuals.Continue Reading... Construction DisputesContract DisputesDispute ResolutionEducation DisputesInjunctionsIntellectual Property DisputesMediation & Alternative Dispute ResolutionProfessional NegligenceProperty Disputes
Settlement for design work
We acted for the proprietor of a new design business who wished to continue his relationship and work he had established whilst he worked for a previous employer. The previous employer sought an interim injunction to prevent the use of the designs and for their return.Continue Reading... Debt RecoveryDispute ResolutionFixed price debt recovery servicesFor BusinessInsolvency for BusinessesInsolvency for Insolvency PractitionersPersonal InsolvencyProfessional Negligence for YouWhat Is The Difference Between A Debt Recovery Service And A Debt Collection Service?
A Company Administration
We acted for the administrators of a company in relation to the pre-pack purchase of the business of the company by a third party unconnected with the former directors. The company operated a restaurant chain across a number of venues in the North West.Continue Reading... Dispute ResolutionPersonal InsolvencyProfessional Negligence for You
Right to Buy & Bankruptcy
We acted for an insolvency practitioner who had been appointed as the trustee in bankruptcy of a bankruptcy estate. We were instructed to issue proceedings for possession and sale of a property registered in the joint names of the bankrupt and his wife. The application was contested by the bankrupt and the bankrupt’s wife on the basis that the bankrupt did not have an interest in the property.Continue Reading... Construction DisputesContract DisputesDebt RecoveryDispute ResolutionEducation DisputesFixed price debt recovery servicesInjunctionsInsolvency for BusinessesInsolvency for Insolvency PractitionersIntellectual Property DisputesMediation & Alternative Dispute ResolutionProfessional NegligenceProperty DisputesWhat Is The Difference Between A Debt Recovery Service And A Debt Collection Service?
We acted for an insolvency practitioner who had been appointed as the trustee in bankruptcy of a bankruptcy estate. Further to Section 283A of the Insolvency Act 1986 (the “Act”) the client’s interest in a property needed to be ‘realised’ as defined in the Act by 15 August 2015. We received instructions to ‘realise’ that interest by issuing proceedings for possession and sale on 13 August 2014 in order to prevent the client’s interest in the property automatically reverting to the bankrupt.Continue Reading... Dispute Resolution
A Sole Trader Who Loved Cats
Our Estate Administration & Probate team acted as executors with a lay executor for a generous patron who lived in the Chester area, who loved his cats and wanted to be cremated with the remains of his former feline companions.
He didn’t have any close family and we were involved in arranging his funeral in accordance with his wishes, rehoming his sole surviving cat and then sorting out his business and personal effects which were sold.Continue Reading... Being an ExecutorContentious ProbateDeeds of VariationEstate Administration & ProbateEstate Administration DisputesFinancial DisputesGrant of Probate service and estate administration costsIntestacyProbate ChecklistWill DisputesWills, Trusts & Probate