Incentivise your staff with an employee share scheme

30th January 2019

Right now, times are tricky for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Uncertainty abounds across every industry as Brexit (and all its different permutations) looms on the horizon. If you are a business owner, you’re no doubt craving clarity while, … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates assist with management buyout at leading copywriting agency

13th December 2018

Murrell Associates have assisted one of the UK’s leading copywriting agencies, Radix Communications, to complete a management buyout. Founded in 2007 by Fiona Campbell-Howes, Radix has averaged 20% annual turnover growth since 2014. Fiona will remain as CEO until the … Continue reading

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Group restructuring

16th December 2015

We recently advised on the restructuring of a group of companies. This involved the transfer of various constituent businesses from subsidiary groups up through the holding company, which was then liquidated, the businesses ending up in discreet new separate companies … Continue reading

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Succession Planning

16th December 2015

Succession planning is a major consideration for all business owners. The method and timescales for an owner’s exit can vary considerably depending on the type of business and the prevailing financial climate. We recently advised a successful franchise business on … Continue reading

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Transactions

16th December 2015

Our client owns an extensive fleet of workboats that operate internationally. The vessels undertake work ranging from towing barges to servicing offshore wind farms.   Our client recently acquired a newly-built tug direct from an internationally renowned Dutch shipbuilder, with … Continue reading

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Hugh Murrell

7th December 2015

Hugh is the Senior Partner at Murrell Associates.   Hugh has over 27 years of experience advising businesses in the South West and beyond on a variety of legal issues including equity funding, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and shareholder and … Continue reading

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Mergers and Acquisitions Breakfast Seminar

23rd September 2019

As part of the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Festival of Business, Henry Maples, partner Murrell Associates will be holding a seminar on Tuesday 29th October focusing on the topic of mergers and acquisitions. The seminar will cover negotiating the sale … Continue reading

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Henry Maples

10th December 2015

Henry is a Partner at Murrell Associates. He has particular experience of advising on mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, group restructurings and shareholders’ agreements. Henry joined Murrell Associates in March 2013 from Foot Anstey LLP where he trained and qualified … Continue reading

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Rachel Plunkett qualifies at Murrell Associates!

27th March 2017

Rachel Plunkett has joined the corporate team at Truro-based commercial law practice, Murrell Associates, after completing her training with the firm. Rachel has qualified as a solicitor in the firm’s corporate and commercial team, having gained valuable experience in the firm’s commercial … Continue reading

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The difficulties of implied terms

22nd March 2017

When entering into any kind of contract it is essential to expressly include clauses on all matters that are crucial to the parties and the arrangement at hand. Unfortunately this does not always happen. Where a contract is silent on … Continue reading

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