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...Read More
We represented a group of landowners in the multi million pound sale of their land to a national house builder. The land had the benefit of outline planning permission for 196 houses and was split in to two parcels. There...Read More
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...Read More
Our client was knocked off his bicycle, suffering serious injuries. The car driver blamed our client which was a problem as our client could not remember what happened due to his injuries. We obtained medical evidence from a range of...Read More
Our Estate Administration & Probate team acted as executors for a generous patron of the arts and science in the Manchester area who was also an avid collector of fine art. He left most of his estate to a number...Read More
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’...Read More
We acted for and advised the beneficiaries of a Life Trust who were inheriting an estate, which included agricultural land, woodland and houses, and concluded the transfer of various estate properties to the beneficiaries. During this case we went a...Read More
One of our colleagues in the Personal Injury team introduced us to a client who was due to receive a substantial award from a personal injury claim. They wanted to consider putting the assets into a personal injury trust as...Read More
We advised a client with a long lease on a residential property concerning breaches of covenant by an occupational tenant. There were two issues: a) Damage to the property and unpaid rent from the occupational tenant; b) The management company’s...Read More
Our 11 year old client was involved in an accident at school during a PE lesson due to lack of supervision. He broke his leg and the school firmly denied responsibility for the accident. As cases involving children giving evidence...Read More
A community school undertook a review of its HR provisions that were available to the school. A number of external providers were considered by governors and they focused on an understanding of the distinct school teachers pay & conditions and...Read More
We acted for a client who was selling a private flat. Only when a sale had been agreed and we were instructed, did she realise that the lease had only 60 years to run and was not acceptable as security...Read More
Our Elderly, Care & Mental Capacity team act as Court of Protection Deputy for a client who can no longer deal with her own financial affairs. It is a sad case and the client concerned has a long history of...Read More
We acted for a large pension fund who own mixed use premises in central London. The premises had been vacated by a national brand, in breach of their lease and a new tenant had been found. There were ongoing negotiations...Read More
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...Read More
An elderly client wanted to make a will and Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) but due to a fall, needed a home visit as she had fractured a bone in her leg. The medication prescribed also caused some confusion which...Read More
We are currently acting for the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) and a red meat slaughterhouse in an appeal to the Court of Appeal in a case concerning the application of section 9 of the Food Safety Act 1990....Read More
A client was in the process of a divorce who owned their own business and wanted to protect the estate for the benefit of the children. They also wanted to mitigate the potential for a claim being made against the...Read More
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...Read More
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