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Shoosmiths has significantly grown its national asset finance practice with a total of five lawyers leaving DWF in Manchester and Birmingham to join the team.
Yes: the court has held that although a person squatting in a residential building is committing a criminal offence this does not prevent him relying on his criminal act when applying to register title on the basis of adverse possession.
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has released a provisional timetable for implementing key corporate changes to be introduced by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has invited views from the business community and consumers on the development of online reviews and endorsements.
In this article Shoosmiths takes a look at two recent cases where the Courts appear to have shifted to a more creditor-friendly approach.
Shoosmiths’ Edinburgh team has been named ‘Private Client Team of the Year’ at the Scottish Legal Awards 2014.
The chancellor has delivered the Budget for 2014. This briefing provides a summary of the main tax points of interest.
Employers would be well advised to review their pay rates to ensure all applicable workers are receiving at least the national minimum wage.
The Advance Payments Code provides a protection mechanism for local highway authorities to ensure they are not unexpectedly required to meet the costs of new roads.
Recent decisions have highlighted a couple of key themes that employers would be well advised to consider when dealing with their disabled employees.
The recent Supreme Court case of Coventry and others v Lawrence and another should be welcomed by developers.
Directors take care: new guidelines to help interpret two of the Companies Act statutory duties of directors
We now have recent guidelines to help interpret two of the Companies Act statutory duties of directors.
Chancel repair liability is an ancient liability that attaches to land and requires affected owners to meet the costs of repair of the local church chancel.
Shoosmiths has advised the sellers on the £40m sale of digital marketing agency Realise to St Ives, a UK provider of marketing solutions and publishing services.
The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 comes into force on 13 March 2014, with the first same-sex weddings taking place on 29 March 2014.
A consistent message is that there is a rapidly approaching ‘data capacity crunch’.
A purchaser who obtains part of a propertyt hat has the benefit of a right of way must assume the burden of contribution to that right of way.
Further changes made to the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 present opportunities for developers, but also add new complexities.
Shoosmiths has hired Kenny Scott, who has expertise and specific experience of advising clients in a number of sectors.
Execution of an agreement is the final stage in an often lengthy process of detailed drafting and negotiation. Getting it wrong may result in invalidity and unenforceability.