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Dispute Resolution

Assigning Claims to Creditors

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What is an Assignment? An assignment is the transfer of a right from one party to another. A cause of action by which a party may be able to enforce a right is a chose in action and, in principle, is capable of assignment. Generally speaking a cause of action cannot be assigned if that…

Thursfields expands restructuring and insolvency services to meet new demands

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A specialist in restructuring and insolvency has returned to the frontline at Thursfields Solicitors to support the expansion of its growing Commercial Litigation department. Lauren Hartigan-Pritchard has been with the firm since 2013 and, following maternity leave in 2019, Thursfields created a business manager role to retain and develop her broad skills. She will now…

With disputes rising post-lockdown, there are innovative options to avoid court

STEPHEN ROME

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused huge economic damage in the UK and worldwide. This will inevitably lead to more commercial disputes. Why? Because agreements may no longer fit for purpose as they did not contemplate what would happen to rights and obligations in the event of a pandemic. From leases to employment disputes, and from…

Thursfields Talk Legal: the positive sides of insolvency to be discussed at free webinar

STEPHEN ROME

The way that insolvency can become a positive outcome for businesses facing financial problems will be discussed at Thursfields Solicitors’ webinar next month. Stephen Rome, a director in the Dispute Resolution department at Thursfields Solicitors, and an expert in contentious insolvency matters, will host the free Talk Legal webinar at 10am on Wednesday 16 September….

The (other) perils of COVID-19 – Thursfields Solicitors

STEPHEN ROME

The Coronavirus has had a devastating impact on human life and torn through the UK economy as quickly as the Australian bushfires we witnessed earlier in the year. In order to address the impact on the economy the UK government have been quick to rush through two pieces of legislation to provide support to businesses…

Plans for emergency insolvencies legislation get cautious welcome from Thursfields

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The drafting of emergency legislation to soften insolvency rules during and after the COVID-19 lockdown has been cautiously welcomed by a top expert at Thursfields Solicitors. Stephen Rome, a senior associate solicitor in the Dispute Resolution department at Thursfields, was commenting after various reports debating the pros and cons of the forthcoming changes. Business secretary…

Consider remote Mediation for disputes during Lockdown

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Inheritance and probate disputes are still being progressed during Covid-19 with the assistance of online mediation services.  Mediation is often used to achieve resolution of disputes.  The use of technology (for example, a video conferencing platform such as Zoom) can provide conditions as close as possible to those of a face to face mediation. The…

Protecting Your Business – Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Corporate and Commercial Law

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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is of great concern to many businesses as they balance putting contingency plans in place to protect their staff’s wellbeing and also continue to provide their products and services to clients. Thursfields Solicitors is open for business as usual and has the resources and legal expertise to guide you. All of…

Thursfields lawyer | Dispute resolution

Katherine Ellis

Thursfields lawyer listed as a specialist in Certainty Contentious Probate Hub & Area A top lawyer at Thursfields Solicitors has been listed as a specialist by Certainty the National Will Register – The Law Society’s endorsed provider of The National Will Register. Katherine Ellis, a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Dispute Resolution team in Thursfields’…

Huge arguments faced by families | Family law

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These arguments are occurring because of the lack of Wills… Millions of families across the UK could face huge arguments because most people have not made a Will. The comments come after a new survey found that 68 per cent of UK adults are what is known as “intestate” – equivalent to nearly 28 million…

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