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Transactions completed in April 2018....

Acting for Law At Work, in its acquisition of Aberdeen-based HR and employment law firm, Empire in a deal which creates Scotland’s leading consultancy in employment law, HR, health and safety;

Acting for Clydesdale Bank PLC in relation to the provision of acquisition finance to Connelly Security Systems Limited to acquire AFA Fire & Security;

Acting for HALO Scotland on a number of commercial matters relating to the HALO Kilmarnock project;

Acting for The University of Strathclyde in its investment in Power A Life, a high growth technology business based in Edinburgh;

Acting for a leading family owned Scottish transport company in the buyback of shares from RBS’s equity investment arm;

Acting for a Scottish loss adjuster company in the buyback of shares and severance of employment of founder shareholder;

Acting for the sellers in the sale of the entire issued share capital of a Scottish electronics supplier to an international buyer;

Assisting a commercial cleaning service company with regard to the breach of restrictive covenants and confidentiality obligations by an ex-employee;

Acting for a commercial lighting specialist company in relation to the drafting and preparation of a settlement agreement for a problematic employee, together with providing advices on a subject access request under the Data Protection Act 1998;

Updating Terms & Conditions of Sale and Terms & Conditions of Purchase for a company in the manufacturing and construction industry;

Preparing and drafting a contract of employment and various employment policies for a company in the care sector employing their first employee;

Preparing and drafting a new website privacy policy and updating terms of engagement in respect of GDPR compliance for a business management consultant firm;

Advising a client in the hospitality industry in relation to the resignation of an employee holding shares in the company and effecting a company share buyback;

Assisting a catering company in the negotiation of an early termination of their licence to occupy;

Drafting and preparing a new data protection policy for employees on behalf of a company providing consultancy services to the rail industry;

Advising a company in the pharmaceutical industry in relation to an ongoing tribunal claim, with particular advices in relation to an arranged preliminary hearing;

Assisting a computer support and services company with regard to existing restrictive covenants in place for two ex-employees;

Preparing and drafting a contract of employment for an independent optician taking on a undergraduate trainee;

Preparing and drafting a new website privacy policy in respect of GDPR compliance for an estate agent firm;

Acting for a Scottish entrepreneur recovering a five figure sum following litigation and enforcement action at Edinburgh Sheriff Court;

Acting for Joint Liquidators of a Scottish construction company, lodging a summary application for approval of fees and outlays, successfully dispensing with the appointment of a Reporter in terms of The Joint Liquidators of Park Gardens Investments Limited 2011 SLT 906;

Acting for a specialist Scottish demolition company, successfully defending litigation brought in Hamilton Sheriff Court securing decree of absolvitor in our clients favour based on preliminary point of law relating to prescription;

Negotiating a six figure settlement in respect of a Court of Session action involving a company’s right of action against former directors for repayment of tax liabilities due under an EBT;

Acting for a director of a company, providing advices in connection with the removal of directors and the compulsory transfer of shares;

Acting for an individual in connection with separation from a spouse, representing our client’s interests in Court and ultimately negotiating the terms of a separation agreement;

Acting for the former director of a company that had entered liquidation, now being pursued by a former supplier to the company in terms of a personal guarantee, negotiating a compromised payment arrangement with the suppliers;

Acting for property investment company in the restructuring of one of their let investment assets;

Advising professional services firm in the negotiation of amendments to the lease of one of their trading premises;

Dealing with the property aspects of sale of health and fitness retail business, involving several premises.

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