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Oct 31 2017

Peter Lynn and Partners Supports Team at the Horse of the Year Show, 2017.

Banwen Pony Club

We were proud to sponsor six girls aged between 11-15 from Banwen Pony Club who recently competed in the Prince Philip Mounted games cup competition at the Horse of the Year show (HOYS) in the NEC.

Sophie Scully,15, Isabelle Lynch 15, Lowri Jones 12, Mackenzie Norton- Phibben 11, Cerys Bowden 13, Jess Smith 12, and trainer, Mr Alun Whitney battled it out every day against five other teams at the prestigious event.

Partner at Peter Lynn and Partners Catrin Stephens commented “The girls beat 250 other teams from all over the UK to win their place at HOYS. They were winners of the Royal Welsh Mounted Games competition and also won at the Pony Club National Championships in Cheshire in August, and while they didn’t get the podium finish they would have liked, it was a huge achievement to get there in the first place”.

The girls were the only Welsh team…

Oct 27 2017

Why a DIY Divorce Is Not a Good Idea

Philippa Buckland

Q:  I’ve heard the divorce forms are now more “user friendly”, so why should I use a solicitor instead of doing the divorce myself?

A:  Although the court forms have recently changed there are still many pitfalls and easy mistakes that can be made by those inexperienced in completing divorce petitions

Q: Such as?

A:  For example, there are five facts you can rely on to get your divorce.  No solicitor would ever advise you to use desertion, unless there were really exceptional circumstances, as it is a very technical legal definition, but the number of people using desertion as a result…

Oct 24 2017

Top Ten Tips When Buying a Business

Peter Lynn

Top Ten Tips When Buying a Business

Making the decision to take the plunge and start your own business is an exciting time. For many, the best way to get started is to purchase an existing business from someone looking to sell who has developed their own existing foundations. Although this may give you access to an existing, thriving business, there are multiple considerations that need to be taken into account, if the process is to be smooth and successful! Here are our top ten tips …

  1. Have you taken the appropriate tax and accounting advice? Getting this wrong at…
Oct 10 2017

Leading Law Firm Expands With Bank Support

Jonathan Richards, Relationship Director, Commercial Banking for Lloyds Bank, left, with Peter Lynn, Senior Partner at Peter Lynn and Partners Solicitors

Leading law firm Peter Lynn and Partners are set to expand their presence across Wales and the South West and boost its turnover by 25 per cent after securing a seven-figure funding package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

To support the business’ expansion plans, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking provided a £1.7 million finance package, which will provide the company with the working capital needed to continue to grow organically over the next five years.

The investment follows a significant period of growth for the company, which has increased its client base by 35 per cent over the past three years.

The firm…

Oct 5 2017

Cohabitation Agreements.

Sophie Pincott

More and more couples are living together without getting married and many people

believe that cohabiting couples have equivalent rights to married couples once they have lived together for a period of time (the myth of ‘common law marriage’).

However, this is not the case in England and Wales.

People who live together but do not marry never acquire the same rights and responsibilities as those who do get married, no matter how long they are together and regardless of whether or not they have children.

Nevertheless, if you own your own property, or are moving into a partner’s property, there are issues…

Oct 3 2017

Is A Prenuptial Agreement In Your Wedding Checklist?

Sophie Pincott

A pre-wedding checklist is essential and part of this checklist should be the consideration for a prenuptial agreement.

In today’s modern society, prenuptial agreements are no longer just for the rich and famous.   Courts are beginning to recognise the importance of a parties’ autonomy and will consider prenuptial agreements when all the correct procedures are followed and conditions are met.

Prenuptial agreements enable you and your future spouse to agree what you want for the future before you get married.  As you and your spouse are entering into an agreement of how the assets will be split should the marriage end,…