Navas Drinks Limited

12th February 2020

Navas Drinks Limited (“Navas”) is a Cornish company producing premium mixers made from natural, high quality, ingredients. Navas was founded by Nick Marsh, Kim Conchie and Marcus Rampley, who are committed to supporting the local community and promoting environmentally conscious, … Continue reading

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Marine and Towage Services Group Ltd

4th February 2020

Marine and Towage Services Group Ltd is an independently owned company based in Brixham, Devon, established in the 1920s. The company provides a wide range of marine services from towage, salvage and civil engineering support to ships agency and pilotage … Continue reading

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Wavecrest Café

3rd February 2020

A Cornish dream come true…   In 2016, Murrell Associates assisted with the purchase of the freehold of the Wavecrest Café on Lizard Point for Emily and Dave Thomas. Caroline Daly, Chartered Legal Executive at Murrell Associates recently caught up … Continue reading

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The distinction between a lease and a license

3rd February 2020

Thousands of tourists visit Cornwall and the South West each year, thanks in part to the region’s reputation for wonderful food and drink. Renowned for its Cornish cream tea, hearty pasties, fresh fish and locally reared meat; the region has … Continue reading

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The Cornish Pasty Problem – protecting the Cornish pasty post Brexit

30th January 2020

The much-loved Cornish pasty was given ‘protected status’, or to use their snappy technical phrase ‘protected geographical indication status’, by the European Union in 2011. But the big question for Cornish pasty makers as we leave the EU at the … Continue reading

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Commercial Property in 2020

22nd January 2020

2019 was a mixed year for commercial property with Brexit continuing to dominate the political and economic landscape.  So what is likely to have the biggest impact on the commercial property sector in 2020?  Unsurprisingly commentary suggests politics, economy, sustainability … Continue reading

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So you are buying a pub?

22nd January 2020

The decline in the number of pubs over the last decade has been well publicised but encouragingly, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has recently published figures which show that the number of pubs has increased for the first time … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Shareholders’ Agreements In Family Businesses

7th January 2020

What Is A Shareholders’ Agreement? A shareholders’ agreement is a private contract between the shareholders and the company. It regulates the way in which the company is run and arrangements as between shareholders. Unlike a company’s articles of association, a … Continue reading

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County Confectionery Ltd

2nd December 2019

Murrell Associates advised on the sale of shares in a Cornish manufacturer to a Norwegian food business – helping the business move from strength to strength.   County Confectionery Ltd makes chocolate and fudge under the Fair & Square and … Continue reading

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Employer Guides: Can you discriminate against vegan employees?

6th November 2019

Christmas is coming. No doubt Christmas party menus are circulating and discussions surrounding outfit choice and who’s got who in the Secret Santa are hotting-up (okay, forget the last bit, of course no one’s talking about Secret Santa).  If you … Continue reading

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