One of the most intriguing cases currently passing through the English legal system is the litigation involving claims by a large group of sub-postmasters against the Post Office.
Family lawyers Christine Barker and Liz Bottril are acting for Lauren Simon in respect of her ongoing financial claims against her husband which has since progressed to the Court of Appeal.
Mines and mineral rights can be a tricky issue for developers or anyone looking to acquire a property. In law, there is a rebuttable presumption that when purchasing the registered title of a property that this registered title will include the property and all airspace above (up to the heavens) and all of the land below ground.
Further to our article, the Government’s “Right to Rent” legislation, deemed incompatible with articles 14 and 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, the Minister of State for Immigration, Caroline Nokes, has informed Parliament that the Home Office has been granted permission to appeal the Judgment.
For most founders the early stages of business are “bootstrapped” - funded by friends and family, reinvested profits, salary sacrifice, personal credit cards, mortgages and the like. There are essentially two forms of funding for any business – debt (loans) and equity (shares in your company) — so what are the things a business needs to look out for when seeking equity investment?