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3 Jun 2016
asb law acts in the Just Wills and Legal Services Ltd acquisition of Affinity Wills Ltd
The corporate finance team of asb law has acted for PHDM Holdings Ltd in the acquisition of the Affinity Wills Group by Just Wills and Legal Services Ltd (JWALS). This latest acquisition builds upon the nationwide expansion plans of JWALS....
12 May 2016
The true cost of divorce
On 21st March the price of getting divorced soared by 34% as the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) raised its fees from £410 to £550....
27 Apr 2016
How to negotiate flexible lease terms
It's prudent in such economically turbulent times for tenants to build flexibility into lease negotiations. asb law's Chris Worthington gives his top tops...
26 Apr 2016
asb law LLP acts for Minority Venture Partners Ltd
The corporate team at asb law has acted for Minority Venture Partners Ltd (MVP) in their strategic investment into Kingsway Insurance Services Ltd....
18 Apr 2016
asb law client Quinn Estates nominated for national residential awards
Long-standing real estate developer client, Quinn Estates, has been shortlisted in the small developer category of national RESI Awards....
8 Apr 2016
asb law LLP shortlisted as an innovator in the delivery of legal services
We are delighted to have been unveiled as a finalist in Legal Week’s Innovation Awards in the category of Future of Legal Services Innovation. In a scheme which celebrates creative excellence in the legal profession, the award recognises innovation in the delivery of legal services....
6 Apr 2016
Sweett victory for the Serious Fraud Office
In the first of its kind, the Sweett Group PLC (Sweett), a UK-listed provider of professional services for the construction industry, was sentenced and ordered to pay £2.25million recently as a result of an investigation conducted by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) into alleged bribery and corruption....
30 Mar 2016
Pay attention to your intellectual property
asb law's Debbie Venn looks at why paying attention to your intellectual property and protecting your brand is important...
23 Mar 2016
Dishonesty always costs
Following two cases heard in the Supreme Court in October last year, the courts are starting to see more previously ‘concluded’ divorce cases returning before them. In the cases of Sharland and Gohil, two wives won the opportunity to have their respective divorce settlements reviewed after providing evidence that their ex-husbands had been dishonest about their finances within the court proceedings....
22 Mar 2016
Changes to company law which may impact on your business
From 6 April 2016 all limited companies must keep a public register detailing those with “significant control” over the business. This will require more than a list of shareholders and must include a description of the structure of the company and each individual’s actual control. This means that shares held by others, through trusts or nominee companies to secure the beneficiary’s anonymity will no longer be effective. From 30 June 2016, a company’s annual return to Companies House must also contain these details....