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27/05/2020

What does Coronavirus mean for my divorce?

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought with it much uncertainty, the likes of which have not been seen in many of our lifetimes. For those considering a divorce, or already in the process, it is a difficult time and many will be concerned about the impact on the Family Courts. For those considering a divorce, it…

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26/05/2020

Plans for emergency insolvencies legislation get cautious welcome from Thursfields

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…

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20/05/2020

Thursfields helps Blakedown Car Company expand | Commercial Property

Thursfields Solicitors has helped two enterprising directors with a major expansion of their performance car sales business. Jordan Glynne-Jones and Luke Doran, who launched Blakedown Car Company in 2015, have now tripled their showroom space and doubled their overall footprint by taking the premises opposite their car dealership in Heath Mill Close in Wombourne. The…

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20/05/2020

Top solicitor rejoins Thursfields to lead Employment team in Worcester

A top solicitor has returned to Thursfields Solicitors to lead the company’s Worcester employment team. Lisa Kemp spent more than three years as an employment solicitor at Thursfields from January 2016 until last year when she left to work for international law firm, DLA Piper UK. Michelle O’Hara, director of Employment & HR Law at…

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19/05/2020

Top residential property transaction standards achieved by Thursfields | Residential Property

The Law Society has approved Thursfields Solicitors’ ongoing membership in its top standards scheme for residential property transactions. Thursfields has been re-accredited by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), a nationally recognised benchmark for the best residential conveyancing practices. Membership of the CQS, according to the Law Society, establishes a level of credibility for firms with…

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18/05/2020

Planning for Mergers & Acquisitions in a Coronavirus hit economy | Corporate

The effects of the Coronavirus (COVID 19) on mergers & acquisitions (M&A) will reach far and wide. Many of our corporate clients will be considering the repercussions and how they can protect themselves when conducting M&A deals that are either on going or planned. Our corporate team are advising that those seeking to sell actively…

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15/05/2020

Getting the property market moving | Residential Property

The Governments announcement on 10th May, and detailed guidance published on 11th May, to start a slow relaxation of the lockdown restrictions and the re opening of the economy is welcome news. Like many businesses, Thursfields has had to adapt quickly to the challenges of the lockdown restrictions whilst continuing to offer an exceptional service…

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15/05/2020

Thursfields donates extra £1k to chosen charities to help them through COVID-19

Four local charities have received a total of £1,000 between them from Thursfields Solicitors to help them through COVID-19. The donations of £250 each have gone to the following charities: New College Worcester, a residential school for students aged 11 to 19 who are blind or partially sighted. Sight Concern Worcestershire, the only charity dedicated…

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14/05/2020

Thursfields advises on MBO deal, completed digitally, mid-COVID-19 lockdown | Corporate Law

Thursfields Solicitors has advised on the management buyout of a London-based company, Risk Solved Ltd. Risk Solved Ltd provides a market leading, global digital risk platform for the insurance industry, delivering efficiencies for their risk consultancy practices, new insights for underwriting and improved customer engagement. Launched in 2016, the company has secured an undisclosed six…

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14/05/2020

Lockdown proves a rocky time for relationships and child arrangement issues | Family Law

Cracks in relationship and disputes over co-parenting and custody issues have been exacerbated during lockdown. Thursfields’ award winning family law team, reacted quickly at the start of the six week lockdown to ensure continuity of contact with clients and enable potential new clients to access their services. Shane Miller, director and head of the family…

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13/05/2020

Options for post-pandemic business investment explained |Corporate Law

Philip Chapman, a director in the Corporate department at Thursfields Solicitors has described the different options for business investment in a post-pandemic environment. Philip was commenting after the first steps were made by the government for carefully planning to move out of the COVID-19 lockdown. He pointed out that although several new loan options had…

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13/05/2020

How has the property market been affected? Residential Property Law

As part of the new laws around social distancing, potential buyers are unable to view a property in person. This has had a major impact on estate agents. However, a number of sales and purchases are still being agreed where properties have been previously viewed or where people are carrying out online viewings.  In addition,…

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