Free Legal Advice Clinic in Highley

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Our free legal advice clinic continues on 24 May 2018 between 3:00pm and 6:00pm at the Severn Centre in Highley.  After that, we have further clinics scheduled on the following dates: 14 June 2018; 5 July 2018; 26 July 2018; and 16 August 2018   These clinics are designed for you to simply drop in, without a prior appointment, and get up to 30 minutes free legal advice.  We are…

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Opportunity To Join Our Commercial Team

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Want to join one of the West Midlands most innovative law firms? We are: A community based law firm offering legal services to businesses and their owners across the U.K; Constantly looking for new ways to deliver services to our clients; A new voice in the world of legal services; A fun place to be We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and committed individual in our commercial team to…

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Directors Briefings 2018

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Here is a list our Briefings organised for the rest of the year. The topics have been selected based on attendees’ feedback and requests from clients and our professional contacts. The Briefings are free to attend, and are held at our offices here in Bridgnorth. For the Breakfast meetings, tea, coffee and a light continental style breakfast is offered. We start at 8am and finish generally between 9.30 and 10am….

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Protecting Your Brand – Passing Off Explained

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With the continued and ever-increasing impact of your business’s on-line brand, the importance of protecting that brand has never been more significant. At Andrews Ritson we have noticed an increase in the number of enquiries and claims that we are dealing with of this nature. There appears to be an increasing number of start-ups that are attempting to ‘piggy back’ on the goodwill and reputation of other longstanding businesses, and…

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Introducing Our New Series of How To Guides

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  A Series of Brief Guides Offering Useful Tips and Guidance on Common Legal Subjects Our How To …….. series of guides is designed to offer you some useful tips and guidance on how to deal with common legal issues such as commencing a debt claim, enforcing judgements, setting up a company, structuring a shareholder agreement and more. These guides are not designed to be exhaustive, they are intended to…

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Get Ready For GDPR! Compliance Audit Special Offer!!

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Rob Andrews, Director and Head of our Commercial Department is currently advising a number of business owners on how to comply with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) due to become law on 25 May 2018. In a series of Breakfast Briefings, Rob has been explaining in practical terms what businesses need to focus on to comply, and to assist them to focus on the facts rather…

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Spotlight on Mediation by Rob Andrews

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So mediation really does work. As a mediator I know this anyway, as my experience has shown me this time and time again. One of the reasons why it is so successful is that it allows the parties to find a solution to their dispute which a court cannot provide. What I mean by this is that a court can be quite dimensional in the remedies it can order i.e….

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GDPR Breakfast Briefing: Get the facts not the fiction!

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We are delighted to confirm the details for our next Director’s Breakfast Briefing, held at our offices here in Bridgnorth on Tuesday 13 February 2018 (start time 8am for breakfast, finishing at 9.30am), on the subject of GDPR. Most business owners will know that on 25 May 2018, data protection law changes with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations. What has struck us is the volume of sales…

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Litigation Update: Disclosure Pilot Scheme

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The Business and Property Courts of England and Wales are expected to launch a pilot scheme in 2018 for new rules governing disclosure in civil claims. The proposed new rules are going through a period of feedback until February 2018 and the pilot is expect to commence shortly thereafter. The pilot, and the proposed changes, will remove the assumption in civil claims that Standard Disclosure simply applies and will require…

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Last Call For Important Employment Law Update

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Complying with employment law remains one of the most significant legal issues a business owner faces responsibility for, and with the ever changing legal landscape, it is getting harder. It’s important for employers to have a regular review of legal developments in employment law and HR matters. As part of Andrews Ritson’s programme of Directors’ Breakfast Briefings, we’re pleased to announce our latest meeting will be on the subject of…

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