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All posts by Kiall Bagnell

Kiall undertakes the full range of corporate commercial work with a considerable amount of experience dealing with data, contracts share and asset acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and general contractual advice with clients ranging from start-ups to larger private and public companies.

The Supreme Court rules on the need for variations to be agreed in writing

In a decision last week (16 May 2018), the Supreme Court held that a variation clause (also known as a no oral modification (NOM) clause) is legally effective, restoring the order of the County Court which had been overruled by the Court of Appeal. Variation or NOM clauses are commonplace in contracts for various reasons …

The Supreme Court rules on the need for variations to be agreed in writing

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GDPR and Recruiters

25 May 2018 – take note of the date as this is becoming affectionally known as “GDPR” day.  It is the day when the old Data Protection Act 1998 is superseded by GDPR.  The aim; to effectively standardise rules across the EU and create greater transparency, responsibilities and liability in relation to how data (held …

GDPR and Recruiters

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Assets or Shares?

The Chancellor’s upbeat spring statement and predictions of the economy growing faster than expected, will hopefully provide some reassurance and optimism for UK businesses and investors. As a business owner, you are no doubt constantly seeking to grow and invest in your business, whatever the economic conditions and political uncertainties, such as Brexit. One way …

Assets or Shares?

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Make the right commercial decision when it comes to signing or granting a lease with security of tenure protection.

Whether you are the landlord or the tenant, you need to think carefully at the time of signing a new lease about what happens when the lease comes to an end.  A manufacturing company, for example, who has invested in the installation of specialist plant and machinery at a property, will want that lease to …

Make the right commercial decision when it comes to signing or granting a lease with security of tenure protection.

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What’s new for UK Company Law?

With the new UK Company Law coming into effect from April here is an explanation of the effects of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEE) materially reforms UK company law which will impact on companies of all sizes. Broadly speaking, the changes are aimed …

What’s new for UK Company Law?

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Sherrards’ corporate team advise on ‘Bimbo’

The Sherrards’ corporate team worked with their clients Robert McGregor and Eamonn McGarvey on the acquisition of the issued share capital of Hugh LS McConnell Ltd in a buy-in management buy-out (“bimbo”) and creating a new company, “McConnell Group”.  With a strong track record in roofing, cladding and external coatings the aim is to turn …

Sherrards’ corporate team advise on ‘Bimbo’

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Cambria Automobiles Plc

Cambria is one of the UK’s fastest growing motor dealerships and a long-standing Sherrard’s client. A string of acquisitions and disposals have kept both Leigh Head’s corporate team and the management team at Cambria busy, working together on the purchase of the business and assets of the Land Rover Dealership in Welwyn for £10.8m and …

Cambria Automobiles Plc

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Graphite Media Limited

With its strong focus on owner managed businesses, Sherrards’ corporate team works closely with Ben Turner, the owner of Graphite, a music management and brand services company. Graphite manages artists and brand relationships worldwide. Leigh Head and his team have worked with Graphite on the development of Earworm, a collaboration with Turner and Radio 1 …

Graphite Media Limited

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Berry Recruitment Limited

Sherrards have worked with Berry Recruitment Limited for many years, helping with the legal issues which affect any thriving business. Berry have acquired a number of smaller recruitment agencies in recent years, and the employment team has helped to support Berry on the employee-related aspects. Joanne Perry assists Berry with many recruitment-related issues, including the …

Berry Recruitment Limited

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