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Paul Tyrer in the Retail Gazette. Can Frasers Group save DW Sports?

David Whelan’s retail and fitness business DW Sports collapsed into administration this month and was bought by hungry high street acquisition king Mike Ashley. How will the Frasers Group boss turn the ailing company around? Retail Gazette talks to experts. On Monday, DW Sports joined the likes of Jack Wills, Evans Cycles, Sofa.com, Game and… Read more »

Jeremy Orrell on the Northern Powerhouse

In the latest instalment of Insider’s Q&A series on the Northern Powerhouse, Jeremy Orrell, Chief Executive and Head of the Corporate team at law firm SAS Daniels LLP, outlines what the initiative means to him, the improvements required to boost public transport, and the need to reduce the timescales for infrastructure projects. What does the… Read more »

Success Story: Deal Agreed to save Iconic Music Retailer, Dawsons Music

75 jobs and the 120-year history of Dawsons Music has been saved after administrators agreed a deal with another music retailer. Husband-and-wife team Andrew and Karen Oliver, who own Manchester-based Alan Gregory Music and Musical Instruments, have bought the business with all of the staff transferring over. Andrew said: “I’m excited to be taking on… Read more »

COVID-19: Temporary Measures for Paying Stamp Duty on Shares

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an immediate impact on the number of corporate completions taking place with many aborting or being substantially delayed.  For the transactions that are still going ahead, HMRC and Companies House have implemented temporary measures in relation to the payment of stamp duty on share purchases. Under normal circumstances, stock transfer… Read more »

Covid-19 – Can Force Majeure in a Contract be Called Upon?

“Force Majeure” is a clause written into many contracts, which allows a supplier or customer to suspend its obligations under some circumstances. The Covid-19 virus has wide reaching ramifications for businesses, especially SMEs. Many companies are either implementing or hastily developing plans for employees to work from home or shut down for a period now that the disease… Read more »

SAS Daniels Assist Sellers in Acquisition of Police Software Firm

SAS Daniels has successfully completed a company acquisition involving Crewe-based Force Information Systems Limited (FIS) which has been bought by Acceo Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian-based software company N Harris Computer Corporation, for an undisclosed sum. Harris is a global market leader in the provision of critical software solutions in the public safety,… Read more »

New Recruits at SAS Daniels

We are extremely excited to welcome new recruits to the firm. Carly Borne has taken up the role of solicitor in the Dispute Resolution team, based at the Stockport office. She joins from DWF and has vast experience in commercial dispute resolution involving contract disputes, partnership disputes and professional negligence. Matthew Canfield has been appointed… Read more »

SAS Daniels Celebrates Top Listing in Leading Legal Directory

We are pleased to announce that we have achieved a ‘Top Tier’ ranking in the latest Legal 500 Directory, the legal sector’s independent directory of law firms. The guide is prepared each year by a team of researchers and is a go to reference for businesses and clients looking to find legal advisers. It is… Read more »

Trainees Qualify at SAS Daniels

We are pleased to announce that two trainees have qualified after completing their training contracts with SAS Daniels. Zoe Worthington and Sophie Adshead joined in 2017 and qualify as Solicitors within the Family and Corporate and Commercial teams respectively. Four more trainees are now embarking on the same journey and will work across our four… Read more »

Chester law firm SAS Daniels expands to Vicar’s Lane

Following its expansion across Chester and North Wales Cheshire law firm SAS Daniels LLP has relocated its Chester office from White Friars to Vicar’s Lane. The full-service law firm, headed up by partner and commercial lawyer Kaye Whitby, had previously been based at White Friars before taking control of the larger space at 3 Vicar’s… Read more »