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Latest Law on Exclusions of Liability

A recent decision of the Court of Appeal has shown that clearly worded exclusions of liability, which comply with relevant legal restrictions, will be upheld by the Courts, according to a corporate lawyer. “The Courts have traditionally been hostile to...

George Green Finance Team Advises on £4.6m Ortus Lend

George Green LLP’s finance team has recently advised award-winning bridging lender, Ortus Secured Finance, on the provision of a £4.6m loan secured over two residential investment properties in central London. The borrower’s commercial...

Floating Charges: Reassurance for Lenders

A recent Court of Appeal case has reassured lenders that floating charges will be valid regardless of whether or not the chargor has any assets to which the charge can attach at the time of creation, according to a corporate lawyer. “It is common for...

George Green LLP advises on Compton Hospice Funding

Philip Round, a Corporate Partner at George Green LLP, has recently advised the Trustees of the Goodyear Workers’ Benevolent Fund on its donation of £1,500,000 to finance the construction of a community administration hub at Compton Hospice. The...

EMPLOYER LIABLE FOR ROGUE EMPLOYEE'S DATA PROTECTION BREACH

In a recent High Court decision, Morrisons were found to be vicariously liable for the actions of a rogue employee who secretly copied the payroll file and then disclosed an edited version of that file on an online file sharing website. The edited file...

Another holiday pay blow for UK employers

The European Court of Justice gave judgment recently in a UK case which could have a significant impact on UK employers. The impact of this decision is that “employers” may potentially face a claim from workers for unpaid holiday going back to...

The Burberry Case and Shareholder Information

A recent Court of Appeal case has illustrated the circumstances in which a company can reject a request to receive a copy of its shareholder register, according to a corporate lawyer. “A company is legally obliged to maintain a register of its...

George Green Lawyers Ranked as Leaders in Their Fields

November has once again seen the publication of the latest edition of Chambers and Partners, one of the leading Law Firm Directories, which benchmarks lawyers and law firms using a market research based model. The 2018 edition of Chambers and Partners has...

Converting to a CIO: Issues for Secured Lenders

The process for the conversion of a charitable company into a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, due to come into force from 1 st January 2018, potentially causes uncertainty for third party lenders who have taken all assets security over a charitable...

George Green Advises Bakkavor Controlling Shareholder on IPO

Leading Midlands law firm, George Green, has advised Bakkavor Group’s controlling shareholder Milu Trading Inc together with founding directors Lydur and Agust Gudmundsson in connection with Bakkavor Group’s flotation on the primary segment of...
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