Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.


The UK’s Brexit offer for EU citizens in the UK

The UK Government published its offer for EU Citizens living in the UK and their ability to stay in the UK long term


Weightmans launches Private Client offering in Midlands with new hire

National law firm Weightmans has launched a new Private Client team in Birmingham with a key hire, as the firm continues to invest in the Midlands…

Sarah Walker
Sarah Louise Walker Principal Associate


New law gives time off and pay to bereaved parents

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has now been published. This will give bereaved parents the right to time off work following the death…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner


The solvency statement: reducing share capital

We are seeing a trend of companies seeking to reduce their share capital using the solvency statement procedure introduced by the Companies Act.

Catherine Hendy
Catherine Hendy Principal Associate


Award-winning deal for Weightmans corporate team

Lawyers at Weightmans have been acknowledged for their role in a multi-million pound deal, after it was recognised as the best of its kind.

Mathew Harvey
Mathew Harvey Partner


A business owner’s guide to post-termination restrictions

Many contracts contain post-termination restriction clauses that operate to restrict the actions of a party following termination.


Change in accounting standards and the implications for transactions involving “small” companies

The use of accounting standards is well established in the preparation of company annual accounts and completion accounts in transactions.

Roland Hutchins
Roland Hutchins Partner


Tax efficient extraction of surplus cash

If your company is fortunate enough to have surplus cash, you may consider releasing some of this to shareholders. How will you be taxed if you do…

Haydn Rogan
Haydn Rogan Partner

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