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Blog archive: December, 2014

University of Hertfordshire: A property success story

The 50 attendees at today’s Real Estate Around London commercial property professionals event were treated to a fascinating insight into how the University of Hertfordshire has become a leading business-facing university. Of huge interest was the fact that ‘real estate was deemed central to realisation of the 2010-2015 vision’ as Andrew May, Director of Estates at the university …

University of Hertfordshire: A property success story

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Happy to be at the centre of a global economy

At the recent Alliott Group AGM in South Africa, I was delighted to be re-elected as Chair of Alliott Group Legal, an alliance of law firms that is part of the Alliott Group. It’s a challenging role that demands much commitment, but it is hugely rewarding. Our involvement in AG Legal is really important for the firm …

Happy to be at the centre of a global economy

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World Bank 2015 Doing Business publication welcomes input from Sherrards Solicitors

It’s positive news for Britain as we move up two places in the 2015 World Bank ‘Doing Business’ rankings, and also great news for us as two members of our team feature in this high-profile report. The World Bank produces an annual report that analyses the ease of doing business in each jurisdiction across the globe, measuring regulations …

World Bank 2015 Doing Business publication welcomes input from Sherrards Solicitors

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Interested in buy to let? Look no further

Sherrards teamed up with Rouse Partners, Whiteoak finance and Home Fusion last week to host a Buy to Let master class at Buckinghamshire Golf Club. Expert speakers Mark Peters (Sherrards), Oscar Wingham (Rouse Partners), Sam Farmer (Whiteoak Finance) and Nicholas Ayre (Home Fusion) explained all there is to know, whether an experienced or first time investor. …

Interested in buy to let? Look no further

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Giving back on a global scale

Going back four years now, our international alliance Alliott Group has allocated time within its annual worldwide conference programme for all attendees to get involved in its ‘Giving Back’ project.  This year, our group visited the Tapologo Outreach Centre on the outskirts of Rustenburg in South Africa. The centre makes a really positive contribution to the lives of …

Giving back on a global scale

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Safe hands around the world for our clients

Sherrards is part of Alliott Group Legal, which is an international alliance of law firms around the world. In this video, in my capacity as chair of the group, I am discussing the benefits of membership for Sherrards and other law firms who might be interested in getting on board. As I explain in the video, …

Safe hands around the world for our clients

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Getting close to Japanese royalty

The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzō Abe, opened this year’s IBA annual conference in Tokyo which I was very pleased to attend. In his address at the opening ceremony in the presence of the Emperor and Empress of Japan, I listened to him make it clear that “the concept of the rule of law is universal”. I …

Getting close to Japanese royalty

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