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Transactions completed in March 2017....

Acting for the incumbent management team in the management buyout of a wealth planning business;

Acting for Old College Capital, Edinburgh University’s investment arm, in its second round investment in Particle Analytics, which has developed disruptive technology in the design of bulk material handling processes and equipment;

Acting for East of Scotland Investment Fund in the formation of Business Loans Scotland, the new Scottish national SME loans fund;

Advice and completion of the transformation of Irvine Meadow FC into a community interest company;

Acting for a well-established Scottish manufacturing /technology company in the completion of a share buyback from its final remaining institutional investor;

Advising a new (start-up) entrant to the Scottish wealth management industry on all aspects of its corporate establishment, including all shareholder and financial/funding aspects;

Acting for the key partners of international management consultancy business in establishment of group structure and regulation of relationships;

Acting for majority shareholders in the buyout of minority shareholders in growing Scottish coffee grain recycling business;

Acting for incorporated, three partner Scottish architecture practice in the establishment of cross option agreements to formalise arrangements for the buyback (on the death of any partner) of that party’s shares in the business;

Advising PWC Legal LLP on the Scottish aspects of a complex intra group asset transfer and restructure of an international client company in the print sector;

Assisting a new professional services firm by providing a style contract of employment for their use;

Advising a consultant on a contract for services regarding actions to take for underpayment of services;

Review of new development contracts for an international research company;

Advising a client in the heavy plant and equipment sector on TUPE and the transfer of relevant employees upon a service provision change;

Drafting additional clauses to a style contract of employment in respect of restrictive covenants and obligations of a new employee for a client in the recruitment sector;

Assisting a company in the e-commerce industry on a style Master Services Agreement to be issued to their clients upon commencement of design, hosting and support services;

Drafting a style Partnership and Distribution Agreement for a client in the education sector for the distribution of their training products in India;

Advising a data management company on the exit of a consultant and providing a style notice of termination letter;

Advising and negotiating terms of a partnership agreement for a Scottish medical practice;

Advising manufacturing industry client in the granting of a telecoms lease located within the grounds of their trading premises;

Acting for leisure sector client in the negotiation of documentation re-gearing their existing lease arrangements in respect of one of their properties;

Advising wholesale retail client in respect of intra group lease restructure;

Acting for well-established consultancy/advisory firm in the leasing of city centre office premises;

Advising employment law advisory client in the surrender of lease of office premises;
Acting for a former director of a company being pursued by a bank under a personal guarantee - representing our client in Court, arguing that the claim against our client was “time-barred” and successfully securing abandonment of the claim against our client together with payment of expenses in favour of our client;

Acting for an individual who had received negligent dental treatment, negotiating settlement of our client’s claim for compensation and payment of legal expenses;

Acting for the owners of a renowned pub and restaurant, representing our clients’ interests in relation to infringement of our clients’ trademark and instance of passing-off, successfully negotiating that the infringing party take the necessary steps to cease infringing our clients’ trademark;

Instructed by the Nominees in a CVA proposal, filing the documentation at the Court of Session and obtaining the appropriate interlocutor for Creditors circular;

Acting for a director of a limited company pursued personally for Non Domestic Rates in respect of a public house for which the Company was the tenant. Successfully removing liability for a five figure liability; and

Acting for an individual involved in a six figure litigation, successfully varying the terms of interim inhibition orders to allow a property sale to progress.

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