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Transactions completed in January 2018....

Acting for English care provider in sale of business and assets to English trade buyer;

Restructuring the share capital of a “household name” West of Scotland retail business to allow the expeditious payment of dividends to key employees;

Advising a Scottish private limited company on the calling of a general meeting to declare dividends (in the context of a shareholder dispute);

Restructuring the share capital of a UK wide fuel distribution business to effect pre-agreed share proportions;

Acting for the company, a provider of mental health support services to industry and third sector bodies, in the further investment in the company by its founder shareholders;

Advising client in the medtech manufacturing space, in respect of the key terms of an existing contract with its strategic US partner/customer;

Meeting with a pharmacy family business and working through new heads of agreement to effect an inter-generational succession of the ownership of the company, to family members working within the business;

Preparing shareholders agreement and articles of association between the three partners of a new business in the digital marketing & games mobile games sector, to include an assignation of all work and value generated to date into the new corporate vehicle;

Advising the director and shareholder of a Scottish criminal and civil litigation legal practice on the terms of his departure from the firm;

Preparing shareholders agreement and articles of association between the two partners of a new business in the tools manufacturing sector, include an assignation of registered intellectual property generated to date into the new corporate vehicle;

Advising purchaser in the acquisition of the business and assets of a digital marketing business in Scotland;

Advising purchaser in the acquisition of the business and assets of a civil engineering business in Scotland;

Advising a client in the hospitality industry in relation to a number of HR issues including guidance on conducting a disciplinary investigation, dealing with the resignation of a problematic employee holding shares in the company and updating the company’s style contract of employment for casual workers;

Advising a company in the fuel industry in relation to an ET1 claim form received regarding unfair dismissal and TUPE together with producing and drafting an ET3 response on behalf of the company;

Drafting and preparing Terms and Conditions for the supply of services for business to business contracts for an international chauffeur company;

Advising a catering company in relation to an employee on long-term sick leave;

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

Drafting and preparing a Mobile Application End-User Licence Agreement and Mobile Application Privacy & Cookie Policy for a company launching a new mobile app;

Sale of office premises in Scottish central belt for UK based construction industry client;

Acting for Scottish engineering company in the variation and extension of the commercial lease of their principal trading premises;

Advising industrial consultancy client in the negotiation of commercial lease documentation relating to their new office premises;

Representing construction industry client in the acquisition of new purpose built office premises;

Advising pharmaceutical client in the leasing of new trading premises;

Acting for a company in connection with a land promotion agreement, representing our clients in an appeal to the Inner House of the Court of Session;

Acting for an individual client who invested in and loaned to a company, securing re-payment of our client’s loan and negotiating settlement in relation to our client’s rights to shares;

Acting for an e-commerce company, advising our clients in connection with a customer dispute in relation to a supply of goods and the terms of the Consumer Rights Act 2015;

Acting for a company in the design industry, raising a simple procedure action and recovering full payment of our clients’ invoices;

Representing business owner in a speeding case. With driving licence required for business, successfully avoiding a ban and securing the minimal fine and point for the offence;

Acting for an business owner in an insolvency litigation where assets were at risk. Successfully negotiating settlement, allowing preservation of all assets which were required for business;

Securing the appointment of a provisional liquidator to a Scottish limited company as part of a managed company restructure.

Last updated: 9.45am, Wednesday 7th February 2018

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