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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.

Last updated: 9.00am, Tuesday 8th May 2018

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Macdonald Henderson has advised the shareholders of Law At Work (LAW) in the sale of the company to Marlowe Group. The employment law, HR and health & safety specialists, has become the newest member of the Marlowe PLC group of companies, in a deal that will enable the Scottish-based firm to offer increased services and secure its ambitious UK expansion plans.
We are pleased to advise that Macdonald Henderson is one of three corporate law firms shortlisted for “Transactions Team of the Year” at The Law Awards of Scotland 2019, along with global giants Dentons and CMS.

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