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Peter founded the firm in 1999 and has grown it into one of South Wales’ most respected and successful legal enterprises. Based at his flagship offices in Swansea’s cutting edge SA1 waterfront community, he oversees the firm’s operations and specialises in clients’ commercial matters.

May 23 2017

Peter Lynn & Partners Supports Legal Athlete

Andrew Evans and Peter Lynn

Regional Law firm Peter Lynn and Partners are helping fellow lawyer Andrew Evans as he gets ready for the Edinburgh Marathon.

Andrew, who is a senior lawyer and Director at local law firm Evans, Hayes, Burnell Solicitors is running the marathon in aid of Skincare Cymru and it’s the first time he has attempted the distance.

Andrew commented “I have completed a number of half marathons but this is the first full marathon and I’m delighted to run it in aid of such a worthwhile charity”.

Peter Lynn, Senior Partner commented “I’ve known Andrew for a long time and he is a dedicated runner who will no doubt raise a lot of money for such a worthy cause”.

The race is on 28th May and you can donate money to Andrew’s Just Giving page by clicking https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/andrew-evans-1

May 9 2017

New Appointment For Leading Law Firm

Chris Tymanowksi, Katherine Simpson, Peter Lynn and Andrew Davies

Regional law firm Peter Lynn and Partners are pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine Simpson to their conveyancing team.

Katherine joins the law firm from Graham Evans and Partners where she spent over 10 years specialising in Residential and Commercial Property Law together with Wills, Probate and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Katherine commented “The opportunity to join Peter Lynn and Partners came at the right time in my career and I am looking forward to working with the team”.

Sharing her time between the Mumbles branch and the head office in SA1, Katherine joins the firm at a particularly exciting time. …

Apr 23 2017

The Risk Of DIY Probate

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It is entirely possible to apply for probate and deal with an estate, without seeing a lawyer, but it’s not without risks warns legal group, Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).

Many professionally drafted wills contain trusts to save tax, to avoid those who inherit paying care fees and to reduce the likelihood of potential disputes. SFE members have noticed an increase in ‘DIYers’ returning to them to seek advice when they have made a mistake or find the paperwork too tricky. Mrs A’s will had included a tax saving trust, but when her husband administered the estate, he paid the…

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…
Feb 27 2017

The Tax Year End Is Looming – Is Your Business Prepared?

Peter Lynn

With April 5th fast approaching, ensuring your business is structured correctly could save you money on your tax bill.

Developing a structured plan for your business is vital not only to achieve your objectives but to also save you money and protect you from legal problems. Our team is experienced and skilled in many aspects of business planning and can help you with the following:

  • Business Planning
  • Business Restructuring
  • Exit Strategies
  • Change management
  • Pre-exit Planning for Tax Efficiency
  • Crisis Planning
  • Tax Planning
  • Company Finance
  • Succession Planning

For expert advice, contact our Company & Commercial law team on 01792 450010 or email…

Feb 8 2017

Lessons Learned From A Business Partnership Breakdown

Peter Lynn

Hindsight is truly wonderful thing.

The clarity of knowing what you should have done can cause a frustration like no other. Add in a few “I told you so” comments, a hefty financial bill and you can be sure you will not forget the lesson learned in a hurry.

For those who have been through a business breakup, especially where there isn’t an agreement in place, you will know only too well the need to have a written partnership or shareholder agreement, no matter how strong the relationship is to begin with.

Many businesses are formed on a handshake agreement and whilst…