Discover the key differences between mediation and litigation as pathways to resolve trust and probate disputes

Mediation vs. Litigation in Resolving Trust and Probate Disputes

Probate and trust disputes can be complex and emotionally challenging for people entangled in legal matters. Understanding the basics is vital. Trusts are legal arrangements where assets are held by a trustee for beneficiaries, while probate is the court process for distributing a deceased person’s estate.  Disputes often revolve around issues like the validity of…

guide to help small businesses find a clear path forward in resolving legal disputes without resorting to challenging court proceedings

Avoiding the Courtroom – The Best Ways To Resolve Legal Disputes Without Litigation

Introduction Navigating legal disputes can present a considerable challenge for small businesses. These issues are often accompanied by substantial costs and time investment, especially when proceedings escalate to court litigation. It’s no wonder that finding alternative methods to resolve these disputes is so crucial.  So, we’ve created this guide to help small businesses find a…

Navigating the M&A Maze: A Small Business Owner's Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions

Navigating the M&A Maze: A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions

Introduction Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity has been on the rise in recent years, with more and more small businesses pursuing deals. As the economy rebounds from the pandemic, this trend is expected to continue as business owners look for opportunities to grow and combine forces.   For small businesses, participating in an M&A deal can…

Professional Negligence: A Guide for Financial Advisors to Avoid Potential Claims

Professional Negligence: A Guide for Financial Advisors to Avoid Potential Claims

Introduction Imagine a high-stakes case where a financial advisor unintentionally provided flawed advice, ultimately leading to significant financial loss for the client. This scenario is all too common in the financial advisory industry — and could lead to potential professional negligence claims. This is not meant to distress you, but to make you aware that…

we'll discuss the importance of a shareholder's agreement in a UK business

Protect Your Business: Why Every UK Company Needs a Shareholder’s Agreement

Introduction At the heart of any successful business are its shareholders. They are the individuals who invest their time, money and expertise and ultimately dictate the direction in which the company will move forward. However, without a shareholder’s agreement, disputes may arise, causing significant issues for the business. In this blog, we’ll discuss the importance…

Navigating Commercial Law Issues: A Guide for UK Businesses

Navigating Commercial Law Issues: A Guide for UK Businesses

Introduction Starting and growing a business requires a lot of effort, hard work, and attention to detail. As a business owner in the UK, you need to understand commercial law well to make smart decisions and avoid legal issues.  However, understanding commercial law can be tricky, and regulations can change from time to time. That’s…