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Financial advice firm consolidation set to continue in 2024

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Ed Foulkes, who specialises in mergers and acquisitions in the financial services industry, believes consolidation shows no signs of slowing down in 2024.

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Clarke Willmott acts on sale of Carbon Financial Partners to Progeny

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Clarke Willmott LLP have advised on the sale of chartered financial advice firm Carbon Financial Partners to multi-disciplinary professional services firm Progeny.

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Clarke Willmott helps secure compensation for rugby players made redundant

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Our specialist sport and employment lawyers have worked alongside the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) to help secure protective award compensation for rugby players affected by sudden redundancy.

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“Burst of activity” around iconic Disney brand in 2024

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With AI image generation and the immediate dissemination of shared images online, this year will see a “burst of activity” following the expiry of copyright protection around Disney’s iconic Mickey Mouse character

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Avoiding disputes – the art of effective terms and conditions

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How then does a business that is manufacturing a product seek to avoid disputes when it is selling onto its customers? The key is having effective terms and conditions of business.

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Landmark changes at Companies House

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The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act October 2023 is intended to tackle economic crime in the UK, improve the transparency of corporate information and reform its role as the UK companies registry.

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Clarke Willmott advises on MBO at Total Merchandise

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Clarke Willmott has advised on the Management Buy Out (MBO) at award-winning promotional merchandise business Total Merchandise.

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Case demonstrates why pension transfer specialists should not help other businesses to circumvent UK legislation

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Associate Mamunul Wahid and Paralegal Daniel Bojko discuss a recent case where they acted for Mr W in the Financial Ombudsman Service (‘FOS’) case: DRN-4439062.

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Case law update – Courts pivot to mandatory dispute resolution

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On 29 November 2023, the Court of Appeal handed down judgement in the matter of Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council  [2023] EWCA Civ 1416 confirming that the court can stay claims and compel parties to engage in alternative dispute resolution.

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Recoverability of litigation and other professional costs through service charge provisions. Can landlords litigate at the lessees’ expense?

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The Court of Appeal decision for the above case provides further guidance on whether legal and professional costs can be recovered through a service charge.

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Why E-commerce is moving to the high street

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Amanda French, partner and head of retail at national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP, explores why online brands are increasingly wanting physical space and the key considerations for retailers looking to move to the high street.

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