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Tuesday, Aug-20, 2019

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Solicitors at McCormicks write regularly for various publications including the press and our quarterly Briefing. To view an article please click on the links below.

Please note that the some of the content may now be out of date or may have been superseded by subsequent legislation. If you have any queries on any of the matters raised in these articles please either contact the author or email us directly.


Commercial Litigation 

Summer 2019

"Build Business the Right Way"

Involved in a construction project of any size? Our Head of Commercial Litigation, Partner Philip Edmondson says it is essential to have the right documents and comply with them to avoid something worse than rough justice.

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Corporate/Commercial 

Summer 2019

"Getting It Right First Time"

Joint owners of businesses are unlikely to see eye to eye every step of the way so having a legal framework in place ensures a sensible way to reach solutions and meet expectations. A shareholders' agreement can help to set a clear path. Solicitor Emily Steed sets out below a number of provisions that shareholders should consider including in a shareholders' agreement.

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Corporate/Commercial & Corporate Litigation

Christmas 2018

"Implications of Brexit for Contracts"

The full implication of Brexit were still unclear as we went to press. Here our Head of Corporate and Commercial, Jon Healey, and Head of Commercial Litigation, Philip Edmondson, consider the implications for commercial contracts.

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Corporate Crime, Fraud and Risk 

Christmas 2018

"Stay Safe"

The rules on drugs and driving cover not only illegal drugs but prescription medicines as well. Solicitor Sean Wilson from our Criminal Department explains the implications.

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Private Client 

Christmas 2018

"Plan for the Future"

Our Head of Private Client, Elaine Lightfoot, continues to receive numerous instructions from clients wishing to set up Lasting Powers of Attorney or to update existing arrangements. Here she explains the benefit.

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Corporate Crime, Fraud & Risk

September 2018

"Call the Experts"

Expert witnesses can make all the difference if you are charged with a criminal offence, as two recent fraud cases handled by McCormicks have highlighted.

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Corporate/Commercial 

September 2018

"Safeguard Your Brand"

Safeguarding the brand, whether new or established, is important to any business. Solicitor Emily Steed looks at how to go about it.

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Commercial Litigation

June 2018

"Forfeiture Facts"

McCormicks has seen an increase in the number of clients seeking advice on the law of forfeiture with regard to commercial leases, both as landlord and as tenants. The law of forfeiture contains many pitfalls for the unprepared - often operating in counter-intuitive manner. Here Solicitor Will Bates explains some of the issues to look out for.

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Commercial Litigation

June 2018

"GDPR - are you ready?"

With the General Data Protection Regulation just around the corner, our Head of Commercial Litigation, Philip Edmondson, takes a look at what businesses need to do to comply.

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