How strong is your brand?

12th November 2021

Brand

How strong is your brand and does it need to be protected? Trade marks are the basis of a brand’s identity. To strengthen the brands’ identity, it is recommended that there is a dynamic approach taken to ensure the brand … Continue reading

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COVID19 and the UK IPO

9th April 2020

The UK Intellectual Property Office (“UK IPO”) is the central registry in the UK responsible for dealing with trade mark, design right and patent applications. The UK IPO has confirmed in a recent update that examination reports for UK trade … Continue reading

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COVID19 and Data Protection

8th April 2020

The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) have issued a statement regarding the recent COVID19 outbreak and the impact on the UK’s data protection regime. Many businesses may be required to spend the majority of their time dealing with the consequences of … Continue reading

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Coronavirus, Quarantines and effects on Commercial Contracts

13th March 2020

The recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused disruption across the globe. Most people will be aware of the tragic statistics relating to hospitalisation and death. However, the long term economic impacts on businesses are yet to be assessed. So … 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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Buying and selling a small business: What to expect and how to prepare

3rd June 2019

Whether you are selling a business that you have developed and worked hard at, or you are embarking on a new venture or lifestyle change, you should make sure that you are fully prepared and protected. Most small business transfers … Continue reading

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Licenses and management arrangements

16th December 2015

In the licensing trade, the distinction between tenancies, licenses and management arrangements can sometimes become blurred and result in potential legal issues. We were instructed recently by a client in connection with a hotel/restaurant transaction where there appeared to be … Continue reading

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Eloise Hall

5th November 2021

Eloise is a Paralegal in the Corporate and Commercial team and provides legal support to the department. Eloise studied Law LLB at the University of Reading and graduated in 2021.

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Megan Bingley

5th November 2021

Megan is a Paralegal in the Corporate and Commercial team and provides legal support to the department. Megan completed her Law degree at the University of Surrey and spent a year in Spain studying abroad.

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Rachel Tremaine

10th December 2015

Rachel is an Associate in the firm’s corporate team.   Rachel advises clients on a wide range of corporate matters including shareholders’ arrangements, group restructurings, business acquisitions and sales and partnership agreements, as well as leading the incorporation and company … Continue reading

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