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We regularly produce legal briefings, newsletters, practice leaflets, books and brochures on a wide range of topics.

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Nuptial Agreements – a way of reducing resentment and uncertainty if your marriage breaks down

This Briefing looks at what are nuptial agreements, what the benefits are and whether they are legally binding.

(Publication Date: Fri 17 Nov 2017)

Minority shareholders settle the score in High Court action

The thorny issue of minority shareholders’ rights is back in the spotlight following the handing down on 6 November 2017 of the lengthy judgment of the High Court in the bitter battle between the majority shareholders and a significant minority shareholder in Blackpool Football Club Limited (VB Football Assets v Blackpool Football Club (Properties) Limited). The case is a reminder of the rights of minority shareholders and the remedies that are available to them where those rights are infringed. In summary: 1) The majority shareholders lost a High Court battle against the minority shareholders in the case of VB Football Assets v Blackpool Football Club (Properties) Limited and others, and have been ordered to pay £31m to buy them out. 2) The minority shareholders, VB Football Assets, alleged that the majority shareholder, the Oyston family, had conducted the affairs of Blackpool FC in a manner unfairly prejudicial to the interests of the minority shareholders. 3) Con

(Publication Date: Fri 17 Nov 2017)

Marital Breakdown: A Brief Guide To Obtaining a Divorce

Obtaining a divorce is not a complex matter. However, it does involve a rigid statutory procedure that must be followed. This briefing, which has been written by our Family Law team, provides an overview of the process and procedure involved.

(Publication Date: Wed 15 Nov 2017)

Divorce and Financial Provision: Dividing up the assets

Sorting out the finances on divorce can be the most difficult part of a marriage breakdown to resolve. This Briefing considers the issues that need to be considered and court procedures involved.

(Publication Date: Wed 15 Nov 2017)

Immigration Law and Petrol Stations

This Briefing looks at the impact of the Immigration Act 2016 on petrol station owners who employ staff.

(Publication Date: Tue 07 Nov 2017)

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