242 articles over 49 pages
09 May 2013
In the latest in our series of articles on “How to avoid…” common legal problems, Michael Axe summarises some of the steps that you can take to ensure that your confidential and privileged communications remain protected from disclosure in legal proceedings.
A privilege, not a right - Supreme Court refuses to extend Legal Professional Privilege to accountants and non-lawyers09 May 2013
Michael Axe reports on the eagerly anticipated Supreme Court decision that confirms that confidential communications between clients and their accountants are not protected from disclosure by Legal Professional Privilege, and so highlights the dangers of seeking legal advice from non-lawyers.
08 May 2013
Parties going through a divorce are prone to ask the perfectly reasonable question - "What will I get?" Unfortunately for the clients and divorce lawyers, there invariably isn’t such a straight answer, which should encourage alternative forms of resolving your disputes, before you let the Courts make the decision for you.
25 April 2013
Rawlison Butler LLP has advised Pasante Healthcare Limited on the sale of part of its business and assets to Wightman & Parrish Limited.
08 April 2013
English companies will have been incorporated with one name at law but often have a different business or trading name. Abigail Owen, pictured, Corporate Partner at Rawlison Butler, considers whether a company can enter into a legally binding contract with its business or trading name rather than its registered name.