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Mar 21 2018

Next Generation of Solicitors Qualify at Regional Law Firm

Rapidly growing law firm Peter Lynn and Partners are pleased to announce that Jonathan Kurtz-Shefford and Jordan Martin have both qualified as solicitors.

Jonathan Kurtz-Shefford

Jonathan joined in 2016 and has been carrying out contentious and non-contentious commercial work over the course of his training contract and will continue to handle both areas of work with the firm.

He deals with company incorporations and setups, drafting terms and conditions, shareholder/partnership agreements and intellectual property/brand protection matters.

Jonathan has acted on a range of commercial disputes ranging from Shareholder/Partnership, Construction and Insolvency matters to Intellectual Property and Telecommunications.

Recent experience includes:

  • Upheld a High Court Appeal in an insolvency matter surrounding director dividends and company loan accounts surrounding the “quantum meruit” principle. The case is due to be reported.
  • Defending a sub-contractor in a fraudulent claim brought by the main contractor.
  • Advising a property developer on telecoms surrounding a re-development.
  • Advising a governing body on…
Mar 18 2018

Jazz Music Club Sponsorship Hits Right Note

Leading regional law firm Peter Lynn and Partners have become lead sponsors of Swansea Jazzland, Wales’ premier jazz music club.

From its base at the St James club in Uplands, the jazz club showcase a wide range of talent from upcoming local artists to nationally recognisable stars.

Club representative, Dave Cottle said, “we present weekly Jazz performances every Wednesday along with Friday special events and additional workshops and Pop Up Jazzland events at venues around the City and commercial support such as this from Peter Lynn and Partners is a major boost to the running of the club.”

The sponsorship forms part…

Mar 15 2018

Peter Lynn and Partners Supports Swansea Sports Awards

Local law firm Peter Lynn and Partners sponsored the Junior Club / Team of the Year category at last nights Swansea Sports Awards.

Held at the Brangwyn Hall, it is one of the premier events in the region’s sporting calendar and for over 16 years has recognised the achievements of Swansea’s athletes, volunteers, coaches, schools, clubs and teams of Swansea.

Active Young Person Coordinator Wendy Anderson said, “Whether it’s the volunteer or the coach who puts in hour after hour behind the scenes, the team which has been the most successful through the year or the sportsperson that has achieved the…

Mar 10 2018

Law Firm Celebrates Leadership Qualifications

Staff at leading law firm Peter Lynn and Partners have recently gained ILM Level 5 Certificates in Leadership and Management after completing a number of modules within the qualification.

Janelle Carter-Jones, Rebecca Jackson, Sophie Pincott, Nia Godsmark and Stephanie Kift-Harries all completed the course thanks in part to welsh charity Chwarae Teg.

The charity, which aims to help women enter the workplace, develop their skills and build rewarding careers, part-funded the course with the legal firm, allowing the team to develop their management skills.

Peter Lynn, Senior Partner, commented: “We frequently seek to develop the skills of all staff and actively promote…

Mar 7 2018

Law Firm Supports Next Generation of Basketball Stars

Leading regional law firm, Peter Lynn and Partners are proud to support Bishop Gore Basketball Team by supplying the school with a new basketball uniform.

The school side, who compete locally, was in need of new kit and approached the legal firm for a contribution but were overwhelmed by the offer they received.

Mark Waygood, Head of PE at Bishop Gore Comprehensive said: “We sent letters out to local businesses asking for support and Peter Lynn and Partners were not only the first to reply, but they also offered to cover the full cost of the kit, something we are truly…

Mar 1 2018

Dealing with Snow Day Chaos – An Employer’s Perspective

With the recent concerns over snow day chaos and the impending poor weather conditions, employers are rightly questioning how they should, legally, be dealing with employee difficulties. The guidance below is offered on some of the most common issues arising:

Transportation Issues

Where staff are unable to access transportation to work, the employer is not necessarily obliged to deal with this issue. Employers are under no obligation to offer time off paid or otherwise where staff are unable to get to work, in most circumstances. The exception to this is where the transport is provided by the employer, for example on…

Feb 26 2018

Peter Lynn And Partners – Preventing Legal Problems

For many people, a law-firm is seen as a resource to use when something goes wrong, and while we are certainly there to help in times of crisis, it is more beneficial (and cost-effective) to try and prevent issues arising in the first place – we specialise in “Preventing Legal Problems”.

Business partners, customers, suppliers, staff; many aspects of a business have the potential to cause significant problems if mishandled.

Far too often, businesses operate without any clear terms in place, and it is not until something goes wrong that they realise how exposed they really are.

Business partnerships formed on a…