What you need to know before doing business in China

All too often China business and legal information is slogan-filled and hype oriented: Doing business in China is massively getting smoother as a whole host of administrative hurdles have been simplified. Beijing strong commitment to…

Brexit: The Morning after the Night Before

The British Prime Minister, Mrs Teresa May, lost the Parliamentary vote on the withdrawal agreement negotiated with the European Union last night (15th January 2019) by 230 votes. It is the largest parliamentary defeat for a UK government in…

The issues to consider before commencing a legal action

Has your business ever faced a dispute with a customer or another business? If you are contemplating issuing court proceedings, are not sure what to do best when a dispute arises or if you simply want to prepare yourself in advance before any…

Ashfords and Boyes Turner intend to merge from 1 May 2019

Ashfords and Boyes Turner have announced that subject to completion of due diligence and legal agreements they intend to merge from 1 May 2019, concluding a process that began with exploratory negotiations in early 2017.  The combined firm,…

Emerenciano, Baggio e Associados - Most Admirable Law Firms in Brazil

For the 13th consecutive year, Emerenciano, Baggio e Associados – Attorneys at Law takes part as one of the Most Admirable Law Firms in Brazil. Such prestigious recognition strengthens their role and commitment as lawyers eager to attend…

Lease re-gearing - What is it and should you be doing it?

Re-gearing a lease is the practice of renegotiating your lease terms during the course of the lease. The practice of re-gearing can be advantageous to both tenants and landlords. Philip Jacques considers the value of re-gearing of leases.  What…

Three things every leisure and hospitality company should know about commercial leasing

In the world of commercial leases, Heads of Terms list the main points (pre-agreed by the landlord and the tenant) to be included within a commercial lease. Generally, surveyors will act on behalf of landlords and tenants to agree the level…