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Latest Articles
11/07/2019 |
What is a covenant?Land covenants are rules that apply to land and affect how you can use the land. The rules can either make a landowner do something or prevent...
09/05/2019 |
If your company has been put into liquidation, what can you do? There are still options available to help you get your company back. Even after a company has been...
01/05/2019 |
A grand trust is a variation of a traditional discretionary family trust that provides extra protection for the assets of a family trust. A grand trust provides peace of mind...
01/05/2019 |
If an individual (as opposed to a company) owes you money and all your previous efforts to recover that money have failed, you may wish to proceed to Court to...
11/04/2019 |
We are occasionally asked to assist clients with the formation of an employee share scheme (“ESS”). An employee share scheme is a legal structure a company can use to give...

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