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Insolvency Act 1986 – Everything you need to know

What is the Insolvency Act 1986? Insolvency happens when an individual or business runs out of money and can no longer meet its financial obligations. The legal framework for dealing with personal and corporate insolvency is primarily governed by the Insolvency Act 1986. The Insolvency Act 1986 covers: The process by which individuals or companies […]

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A lady looking out of the window after falling victim to wrongful dismissal by her employer. She is in deep thought, contemplating whether to contact wrongful dismissal lawyers to gain compensation from being treated unfairly by her former employer.

Wrongful Dismissal – The Ultimate Legal Guide

If an employer does not follow the correct procedures when dismissing an employee, they may face a claim of wrongful dismissal and a potentially large compensation payout. Most commonly, wrongful dismissal involves sacking an employee without notice and without payment in lieu of notice. Employment termination can be complex and challenging, and understanding your rights

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A woman places a 'Closed' sign on the window of her small business, marking a somber moment of company insolvency. This act signifies the difficult decision and impact of financial challenges on her once-thriving establishment.

The Ultimate Legal Guide To Company Insolvency & Bankruptcy

According to insolvency experts, more than 47,000 UK companies are on the brink of collapse. High interest rates, inflation, increasing costs, and weak consumer confidence have all contributed to a difficult economic climate that many businesses are finding challenging to overcome. Nevertheless, while bankruptcy and insolvency remain real and pressing concerns, economic problems don’t usually

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This image features the renowned statue of Justice, an embodiment of fairness and impartiality, often associated with law and legal proceedings. The statue is a powerful symbol in the context of arbitration, a method of resolving disputes outside the courts. The blindfolded figure holds balanced scales in one hand and a sword in the other, iconic elements that represent the equality and authority of justice. The image's focus on these symbols emphasises "arbitration" by highlighting the principles of unbiased judgement, balance, and equitable resolution that arbitration aims to achieve. The second aspect of this image is its dramatic lighting and composition that further underscore the concept of arbitration. The statue of Justice is illuminated against a darker background, drawing attention to its symbolic significance. The image composition is such that it places the statue - and therefore the idea of fair and impartial dispute resolution, at its very center. This creates a visual metaphor for the process of arbitration, where the goal is to attain justice outside of a traditional courtroom setting, embodied here by the prominent statue.

The Ultimate Legal Guide To Arbitration

In this practical guide, we have outlined everything you need to know about arbitration. This covers all important topics including: how arbitration is initiated, the arbitration process, alternatives to arbitration, and so much more. What is arbitration? An alternative to court litigation, arbitration is a method of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). With arbitration, the parties

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This graphic artfully represents the dynamic tension between arbitration and litigation, two common methods of resolving legal disputes. On one side, there's an icon symbolising arbitration: a balanced scale, representing the impartiality and fair-mindedness inherent in this method. On the other side, there's an icon for litigation: a gavel, denoting the authority and formality of court proceedings. Both icons are depicted as if they're in conversation, trying to find common ground, which underscores the theme of conflict resolution. The visual metaphor in the image speaks to the core differences between arbitration and litigation. The scale and the gavel are engaged in a symbolic dialogue, highlighting the balance of power and the negotiation involved in each process. The image strikes a balance between the simplicity of its design and the complexity of its subject matter, making the abstract concept of legal dispute resolution tangible and easy to understand. The colors, figures, and layout all work together to emphasise the differences between "arbitration vs litigation".

Arbitration vs Litigation

Finding an efficient and cost-effective resolution for your commercial disputes not only preserves time and resources but also shields you from significant stress. While litigation is a widely recognised approach for resolving such disagreements, it’s not your only option. Arbitration – a method of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) – offers an alternative avenue for securing

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A legal guide to property disputes

Property ownership offers many financial and commercial advantages to businesses and individuals. However, it also comes with the potential for disagreements. A property dispute can be financially challenging and emotionally draining, so resolving any issues as quickly and effectively as possible is essential. If you are involved in a property dispute – whether you are

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An image depicting a pair of hands dramatically ripping up a formal contract document in a well-lit office setting. Scraps of the torn paper are flying in the air, symbolising a clear breach of contract. The words 'Breach of Contract' are prominently displayed in bold, black letters against the background, further emphasising the seriousness of the situation.

A legal guide to breach of contract and contract disputes

Contracts are fundamental to business and the legal system. Defining the rights and obligations of the parties involved, and ensuring their interests are protected, carefully written contracts are always recommended because they provide a clear record of the agreed terms. They are also easier to enforce should a breach of contract occur. That’s important because,

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A legal guide to boundary disputes and land disputes

Land and boundary disputes arise where there is conflict over land ownership, usage, possession, or boundaries. Such disputes cover a range of issues, including: Encroachment Easements and Rights of Way Shared Amenities Adverse Possession Claims Land Use Changes Unclear or Conflicting Boundaries Ownership Claims Inheritance Land Grabbing Neighbour Relations. Land and boundary disputes are usually

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Search and Seizure Orders – 5 things to be aware of before choosing a Supervising Solicitor.

Introduction The purpose of this guide is to explain the role of the independent supervising solicitor and the key aspects to look at when choosing the right person for the job. I am going to give you some free top tips based on my 25 odd years’ experience, what you need to look out for,

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Crypto Assets in Cross Border Insolvency (A Perspective from England & Wales)

Introduction Crypto assets are currently a hot topic in the insolvency world and one with which IPs are engaging across the globe. There are increasing numbers of cases worldwide where either a crypto business has failed, crypto assets form part of an insolvent Estate or assets in an Estate are converted into crypto assets with

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