Company Voluntary Arrangements | Commercial property law

Retail - Rob Pettigrew

What does it mean for landlords? A growing trend for companies feeling the pinch is to adopt a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA). Currently favoured by struggling retailers, this tactic has come under fire as critics have claimed that the arrangements have resulted in, directly or indirectly, the closure of nearly a thousand shops since 2017….

The Strictly Curse strikes again… | Family law

With Strictly’s Katya and Neil’s imminent divorce hitting the headlines, Lorna Tipple of Thursfields solicitors considers the likely issues that the couple will be facing.   “As the new no-fault divorce law has yet to come into force, Neil and Katya’s divorce is likely to cite one party’s unreasonable behavior” comments Lorna. “The divorce itself simply…

Leasehold changes……at last! Residential| Conveyancing law

Louise Colour WEB

The feeling of euphoria experienced when you sell your house and find your dream home is short lived when you sit down and calculate exactly how much the move is going to cost. From estate agents fees, solicitors fees, stamp duty land tax and removal costs, the list seems never ending. To then discover that…

Making the most of your Retail Space | Commercial property

Robert Pettigrew Colour WEB

High business rates, slowing consumer spending, online shopping etc. the difficulties facing retailers appear to be ever present and continually increasing with no silver bullet in sight.  Despite the difficulties however there are some shining lights, both big and small with success stories to be found where retailers have adapted to the current market and…

Thursfields advise on the best approach to divorces | Family law

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Princess and Sheik begin £4.5bn case… A high-profile divorce case that could see the estranged partners fighting over a £4.5 billion fortune has prompted valuable guidance to warring couples from Thursfields Solicitors. The advice comes as billionaire Dubai ruler Sheik Mohammed al-Maktoum and his wife Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein started proceedings in what could become…

Midlands furniture company quadruples workforce | Commercial property

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With help from Thursfields Solicitors… A Midlands furniture designer and manufacturer has more than quadrupled its workforce in the last two years after an expansion assisted by Thursfields Solicitors. JDD Furniture Ltd, founded by Walsall school friends Joe Duffell and James Mercy in 2009, specialises in bespoke, high-quality furniture for modern, open plan offices. The…

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