Corporate and Commercial

Brexit crisis | corporate law

Fiona Boxwell - Colour WEB

should warn businesses to check their own constitutional status… The constitutional chaos and confusion triggered by Brexit should serve as a warning to businesses to check their own status. The advice comes as Westminster debates continue over controversies such as whether it’s the prime minister or parliament who should decide Britain’s approach to departing Europe….

Introduction of additional corporate governance for companies

Philip Chapman - Colour WEB

Companies need to be aware of additional corporate governance reporting disclosures that came into effect for financial years beginning on or after 1 January 2019. The requirements were introduced via the Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018. The new requirements relate to engagement with employees, engagement with suppliers and customers and others in a business relationship…

Thursfields advises on sale of major ecological consultancy | Corporate law

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Thursfields Solicitors has advised on another major deal – the sale of Biocensus in Bath, an ecological consultancy business, to RSK Group Ltd for an undisclosed sum. The deal follows hard on the heels of the sale of Amvar Group to Dunstall Holdings Ltd. The sale was advised by Thursfields’ corporate team led by Director…

Thursfields corporate team celebrates new Black Country offices with third completed deal in a month

Philip Chapman - Colour WEB

Thursfields Solicitors marked its first day in its new Black Country offices in Halesowen with the completion of its third corporate deal in a month. Corporate Director Philip Chapman and Solicitor Shauna Halls advised Vision Corporate Services Ltd in Stourbridge on its sale to Cheshire-based inTec Business Solutions. Philip said: “Established in 2007, Vision Corporate…

Thursfields’ corporate law team advises on sale of Amvar Group

Reece De-Vaney Malcolm Mitchell Tim Edwards

The corporate team at Thursfields Solicitors has advised on the sale of Amvar Group to Dunstall Holdings Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Amvar Group, based in Cradley Heath, includes Amvar Handling Solutions Limited & Amvar Storage & Workplace Solutions Limited. It was founded by Managing Director Malcolm Mitchell in 1998. The group provides comprehensive materials…

Experienced corporate lawyer joins Thursfields’ Birmingham office

Kidderminster Office

Thursfields Solicitors has recruited a corporate lawyer with more than 30 years of experience working across the Midlands. Fiona Boxwell studied law at Birmingham University and what was then Birmingham Polytechnic before training and qualifying in corporate law at Edge and Ellison in Birmingham in the late 1980s. She worked in-house at the National Home…

Specialist in mergers and acquisitions | Corporate law

Philip Chapman - Colour WEB

Top corporate lawyer joins Thursfields’ Black Country office Thursfields Solicitors has recruited a top corporate lawyer whose experience includes mergers and acquisitions to help strengthen its expanding Black Country team. Philip Chapman joins Thursfields as a Director in its Corporate department after spending ten years with Wall James Chappell where he was a Partner and…

Global trading companies | Corporate and commercial law

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Thursfields encouraging West Midlands’ global trading companies to tighten up foreign commercial contracts Canny companies in the West Midlands are formalising their supply, distribution and agency contracts whether they trade in Europe or on a global scale. Stuart Price, Corporate and Commercial Director in the Birmingham office of Thursfields, said that Brexit and the need…

Guess: The Cost of Failure | Corporate and commercial law

Jane Rudge 2018 - Colour WEB

The online retail sector is booming, with consumers taking to the internet hoping to pick up top brands’ products at bargain prices. Bargain prices, however, don’t exactly sit well with the ‘high-end’ brands, who view the selling of their products on ‘low-end’ websites as damaging to their corporate image. Guess, the clothing manufacturer and retailer,…

The Death of Smallprint? Corporate and commercial law

Jane Rudge 2018 - Colour WEB

The days of businesses having to cram all of their terms and conditions onto one side of A4 paper are now, thankfully, gone. “Smallprint” used to be literally typeface in as small a print as possible so that more clauses could be fitted on to one page.   Technology has revolutionised the way that we conduct…

Thursfields launches specialist Retail & Leisure Team

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Thursfields Solicitors has launched a new Retail & Leisure Team made up of industry specialists who can provide a one stop service for retailers and leisure operators of all shapes and sizes across the Midlands region and beyond. The team will be headed by Rob Pettigrew, a commercial property director based in Thursfields’ Solihull office. …

City bar and restaurant changes hands | Commercial property law

Lisa Kemp Stewart Coles Tim Edwards Louise Fenton

with help from Thursfields Solicitors Thursfields Solicitors has helped a prominent Worcester bar and restaurant achieve a seamless transition to new ownership. The Worcester office has helped Catering Group (Midlands) Ltd, owned by Louise and Nicholas Fenton, acquire Primo Bar and Dining from the Cokaj family that founded the popular venue in February 2016. The…

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