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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Can you be fired for talking about politics at work?

5th December 2019

So, the general election is happening next week.  Many people have very different views.  Some people are keen to express their views; others would prefer to keep their politics private.  There are even a few who would prefer not to … 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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How to protect against competitors bidding for your brand keywords

4th November 2019

Competitors bidding on brand keywords in relation to online listings has been the subject of much discussion and media attention in recent years. Many will remember Samsung’s famous “Awkward. You obviously mean S6” Google campaign that targeted Apple’s iPhone 6s. … Continue reading

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Jenny Harbord -Truro Women in Business Networking Group’s Business Woman of the week

1st November 2019

Jenny Harbord, Partner and Head of Property at Murrell Associates LLP, is Truro Women in Business Networking Group’s Business Woman of the week.  Read Jenny’s fantastic story of life lessons and 20 years of property law experience. I have recently … Continue reading

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Registering Unregistered Land – 5 Benefits of Land Registration

9th October 2019

Historically, all land in England and Wales used to be unregistered. When a property or land changed hands, lawyers would hand write documents transferring the property or land from one party to the other. These legal documents would form part … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates assist St Ives Workstation CIC purchase of Grade II listed building

18th September 2019

The commercial property team at Murrell Associates are pleased to have recently completed the purchase of one of the most historic and architecturally important Grade II listed buildings in St Ives on behalf of St Ives Workstation Community Interest Company … Continue reading

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Myth busting: Do employees need employment contracts?

11th September 2019

One of the most frequently asked employment law questions, according to Google is: Do employees need employment contracts? One of the most common reasons employers give for not issuing a contract is that they are afraid of being held to … Continue reading

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