What we say



If you ask, you’ll find we can offer an opinion on most things.  Actually, you don’t usually need to ask!

Here you will find articles commissioned for publication in the regional and trade press, articles produced for our e-bulletins, and pieces we’ve written just for the website to offer some insight into what’s happening in the legal world, what we think about it – and what the implications are.

  • Article - 14 Jun 2016
    New ‘divorce mortgage’ may help buy time for divorcing couples.
    It has been reported that lenders are seeking to devise a new ‘divorce mortgage’ which could be offered as soon as the end of this year... READ MORE
  • Article - 10 Jun 2016
    New requirements for AIM companies
    From 3 July 2016 the Market Abuse Regulation (“MAR”) amends the existing regimes for AIM companies relating to dealings in shares by directors and senior management and their associated persons, and the disclosure of inside information and keeping insider lists.... READ MORE
  • Article - 7 Jun 2016
    Parental leave law still in its infancy
    It’s been a year since the law was changed to enable shared parental leave. Rebecca Thornley-Gibson, partner and head of employment at asb law, revisits the change and looks ahead.... READ MORE
  • Article - 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.... READ MORE
  • Article - 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.... READ MORE
  • Article - 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... READ MORE
  • Article - 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.... READ MORE
  • Article - 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.... READ MORE
  • Article - 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... READ MORE
  • Article - 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.... READ MORE

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