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Does your business need a shareholders’ agreement?

Anna Sivula, Solicitor in AMD’s Commercial team, discusses the benefits of shareholders’ agreements.
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Why you might need to restructure your business

No matter the size of your business, there may come a time when a change is needed. Whether you’re looking to expand or downsize, it’s important to consider when it might be appropriate to restructure your business and what the practical or tax implications could be.
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What is a joint venture agreement?

A joint venture can take many forms. Taking the widest definition, this can mean a strategic arrangement between two or more businesses, where resources are pooled, to work together on a specific project or an ongoing basis. Joint ventures are a useful way of collaborating with other businesses and to combine different areas of expertise for targeted or general business purposes.
Andrew Jack, Solicitor Read our story

The Importance of Lasting Power Of Attorney

Leaving a will ensures our affairs are taken care of after our death but not everyone considers what happens if they are not able to manage their affairs in their lifetime. We as a population are living longer, and it’s possible that one day you will be unable to manage your own financial affairs and welfare.
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FAMILY BUSINESS: HOW TO RESOLVE DISPUTES

Family businesses are not without their difficulties. In the event of a disagreement, it’s often difficult to keep personal feelings and business opinions separate. Below, we look at the issues inherent in family business disputes and how to resolve them.
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Pitfalls of Probate

In the second of a series of articles AMD solicitors discuss the pitfalls of DIY probate. In this instalment Sarah Burgess, a Solicitor dealing with contentious and non-contentious probate, highlights some of the issues she has come across.
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Buying a home? What you need to know about insurance between exchange and completion

In the conveyancing transaction there are two key stages. The first is known as exchange of contracts and the second is completion.
Grant Articles Read our story

What you should know about due diligence

Grant McCall, Director and Commercial Corporate solicitor at AMD Solicitors, outlines the importance of conducting due diligence on a target business when considering whether to invest or buy shares in the business.
Janine Harris, Solicitor Read our story

EPC changes – what Landlords need to know

Janine Harris, Head of Commercial Property at AMD Solicitors outlines the Government’s phased roll out starting from April 2018 of the EPC legislation on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES).