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Sep 1 2016

Concussion Leads To Legal Case Against Rugby Club

Rob Davies, Litigation Solicitor

A recent article by the BBC highlighted the case of Cillian Willis, a former Sale Sharks scrum half who is suing the club for alleged clinical negligence over a concussion injury – http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/37173849

During a game against Saracens in 2013, Willis was twice treated for a head injury but was allowed to continue the game until the 49th minute when he was substituted.

Whilst the case is certainly unique, it may set a precedent that could change the way the game is played, especially when it comes to medical staff returning players to the field of play after a head injury assessment.

Rob Davies, Litigation Solicitor with Peter Lynn and Partners said “whilst we cannot comment on this specific case, in a contact sport such as rugby it is paramount that coaches and medical staff follow protocol to ensure the safety of players”.

The existing protocol, the Head Injury Assessment (HIA) was introduced in…

Aug 31 2016

Peter Lynn and Partners Advises on £1.5m Development of Listed Police Station

Darren Lewis - Commercial Property Specialist

Griffon Homes has purchased the old police station, Broad Street, Staple Hill in Bristol in a deal structured by Peter Lynn and Partners.

The former base for the Avon and Somerset Constabulary in the area will be transformed in to 5 luxury apartments once extensive development works have been completed.

Darren A. Lewis, a leading development and regeneration specialist at the law firm commented “It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce this deal. Griffon Homes are market leaders in their field and will be undertaking a sympathetic redevelopment of this property to retain it’s architectural ancestry”.

The site,…

Aug 18 2016

Peter Lynn & Partners Sponsors SWCA Cricket Tour

Brian Jones 
Duncan Williams 
Peter Lynn
Neil Hobbs 
Bryan Evans

Peter Lynn and Partners have sponsored the annual South Wales Cricket Association (SWCA) tour to the Netherlands.

The tour departs on 28th August for one week and will feature 4 games, two of which will be against the Holland ‘A’ side.

Brian Jones, Team Manager commented “We are truly grateful for the firm’s contribution as it will go a long way to covering the kit costs”.

The 28-man touring party features a wide range of players from clubs across Wales and is the 90th annual tour the SWCA has organised.

Peter Lynn, Senior Partner commented “We have sponsored the SWCA for many years…

Aug 17 2016

Renewable Energy Deals Top £30m For Leading Law Firm

Peter Lynn

Peter Lynn and Partners are gaining a strong reputation as the ‘go-to’ law firm for renewable energy projects across Wales.

In the last 2 years alone, they have successfully advised on a wide range of projects that have culminated in a value of over £30m for the various clients they work with.

Peter Lynn, Senior Partner commented “Our extensive experience in the renewables sector has resulted in many developers coming to us for advice across a wide range of matters. From property sales and acquisitions to planning appeals and licensing, our team are best placed to advise on renewable energy projects…

Aug 16 2016

Law Society Snatches Victory From Pink Panthers.

The Pink Panthers

The inaugural Peter Lynn and partners cricket team took on the mighty combined strength of the Swansea Law Society in their first game at Mumbles CC on Friday 12th August.

Despite notable contributions by probate expert Ian Walker (demon fast bowler) and an inspiring exhibition of wicket keeping by veteran keeper and Employment expert Stuart Atherton, the Law Society (aided by key “new additions “to their squad ) ran out eventual winners .

The Law Society were helped in their relentless quest of win at all costs by some dubious (i.e. fair) umpiring from litigation expert Neil Jacobi who inexplicably shot…

Aug 8 2016

Visit us at the Vale of Glamorgan Show

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Come and see us at the Vale of Glamorgan Show at Fonmon Castle Park, near Cardiff Airport on Wednesday 10th August!

The Vale Show regularly attracts over 20,000 people from all walks of life, from town and from countryside and is now the largest one day event in the Vale of Glamorgan.

There are more than 200 Trade Stands on the field marketing and selling a huge variety of goods. A Food Hall stands in the centre of the field selling produce, most of which has been grown or made in the Vale, along with a Shopping Mall which allows small traders…

Aug 3 2016

Peter Lynn & Partners Advises on £4.5m Development and Regeneration Project

Darren Lewis - Commercial Property Specialist

Aberafan House, one of the most recognisable properties from the Port Talbot stretch of the M4, is to be re-developed by HACER Developments for Gwalia Housing thanks to a deal structured by Darren A. Lewis of Peter Lynn and Partners.

The £4.5m project will see the upper floors of the building transformed in to 41 apartments by the housing group after an agreement was reached with Neath Port Talbot Council.

Darren, a leading regeneration and development specialist and Partner at the law firm commented “For many years, Aberafan House was home to council offices however after 18 months without a tenant…