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Mar 27 2017

Peter Lynn and Partners Appointed To Advise On £8m Property Development

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Welsh law firm Peter Lynn and Partners have been retained to deal with the acquisition, funding and re-development in Leicester of a former office block to form 63 apartments.

The Equinox Development is in a prime location being only 600 yards from the city centre and within walking distance of Leicester College and the campus of the highly ranked De Monfort University.

Darren Lewis, Partner at the law firm will oversee the legal aspects of the deal and is excited by the opportunity. He commented “this is a great project to be involved in and our appointment demonstrates the growing reputation we are gaining as the ‘go-to’ law firm outside of London for commercial property deals”.

The property is adjoining the prominent landmark building known as ‘Horizon’ and comprises of a three storey building extending to 42,000 sqft and offers a high specification, large open plan floor plates over three floors, ideal for this type…

Mar 22 2017

Leading Welsh Law Firm Advises on Landmark £2m Property Deal

Darren Lewis - Commercial Property Specialist

Poundland on Swansea’s Oxford Street is soon to be re-developed thanks to the help of the commercial property team at leading Swansea based law firm Peter Lynn and Partners.

The £2m deal will see the building renovated by new owners HACER Developments to include ground floor retail space and 35 – 40 residential flats above.

Peter Lynn, Senior Partner at the firm commented “Darren Lewis and the commercial property team have been extremely busy on this deal and as a Swansea based law firm, it was great to have the offer accepted for our client”

The site has seen a number of…

Mar 21 2017

Peter Lynn and Partners Supports Skin Care Cymru Campaign

Peter Lynn & Mayda Thomas

Leading regional law firm Peter Lynn and Partners are proud to support Skin Care Cymru (SCC) in their innovative campaign to raise awareness of skin cancer and the impact the sun has on people’s bodies no matter what the weather.

The campaign, which sees the dragon on the national flag of Wales replaced with a lobster, has been seen across the nation since its launch on March 1st however the link with SCC and the South Wales law firm is a lot more than a simple financial donation.

Conveyancing specialist Mayda Thomas is a Trustee of the charity that was set…

Mar 6 2017

Thinking Of Buying A Business Or Have You Been Offered A Business Partnership?

Peter Lynn

Before you decide your next step, make sure you seek the right advice.

To help, we have developed a top-ten list of considerations before making your decision.

  1. Have you taken the appropriate tax and accounting advice? Getting this wrong at the outset can prove very costly! Accountants work with us to ensure that we get the very best structure for you, not only for the ‘now’, but also for the future.
  1. What is your target business actually selling? Is it selling shares as a limited company or is it selling assets? Does this fit in with what you want…
Mar 5 2017

Management Buy Outs

Nia Godsmark

Management Buy Outs (MBOs) are frequently in the news and often linked to large businesses however MBOs are not just for large, multi-million pound companies.

MBOs are a great way for businesses of all sizes to plan for succession in particular those businesses that are family run or have a very small team of Directors.

A well structured MBO can make it possible for business owners to have peace of mind that what they have built will continue to progress when they retire and for those Managers and Directors, knowledge that their hard work and dedication will be rewarded with shares…

Mar 3 2017

ACAS Policies & Procedures Help In Tribunal Appeal Win

Stuart Atherton

In the case study below, we look at the importance of complying with the policies and procedures provided by ACAS in a case involving an employer who utilised a private eye to investigate an allegedly disabled employee.

The employee, who had been working for his employer for 5 years, alleged that he suffered from a disability. The management did not accept the extent of the disability and suspected that the employee had engineered his medical report and may also be working for another employer so utilised covert surveillance to check him out.

Upon receipt of the report, they could not confirm…

Mar 2 2017

When The Court Says You Cannot Get Divorced

Philippa Buckland

You may recently have seen in the news a case involving a woman who had been married to her husband for thirty-nine years. Mrs Owens had decided to divorce Mr Owens on grounds of his unreasonable behaviour and made twenty-seven allegations of his treatment of her including how she felt he “constantly mistrusted her” and was “insensitive” to her. Her husband decided to defend the divorce saying that he did not believe that the marriage had irretrievably broken down.

It is important to remember that there is only one ground to end a marriage or civil partnership in other words…