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May 21 2012

Hidden Legal Dangers Referred to as “White Collar Crime”

Del Cudd

Del Cudd is a consultant solicitor at Peter Lynn and Partners specialising in civil litigation, licensing, regulatory prosecutions and private client crime. He is based in the firm’s SA1 head office.

He spent many years with Swansea solicitors Douglas Jones Mercer – where he was a partner – before joining Peter Lynn and Partners in 2009 as a Consultant.

We recently met with Del to discuss the pending dangers associated with what many refer to as “White Collar Crime” and what action should be taken in the event of a pending prosecution.

Peter Lynn and Partners are experts in defending such prosecutions, which can unwittingly affect individuals and business owners when they are least expecting. The subject is complicated and the law vast, but common examples include:

•    Motoring Offences
•    Health & Safety issues at work
•    Department of Work & Pensions – employer/employee fraud offences
•    Local Authority Prosecutions for:
o    Trade Descriptions Offences
o    Breach…

May 21 2012

DO NOT do Business Without Terms and Conditions

When starting a business, the legal basis on which you are willing to do business with your customers should be the first legal document in place.

We at Peter Lynn & Partners are specialist Commercial Lawyers and we have a wide experience of drafting robust standard Terms and Conditions of Business for each business sector tailor-made to each particular customer.

The following are some of the reasons why these are essential for all businesses:-

1.    Written terms help create certainty as to the agreement
Oral contracts are theoretically enforceable but the main problem with such contracts is evidence and certainty.
Some terms are forgotten…

May 1 2012

Peace of Mind Over Your Most Valuable Asset……

Castle

Chris Tymanowski is a solicitor at Peter Lynn and Partners specialising in “Property”. We recently met with Chris to discuss the various services that the firm provides.

Peter Lynn and Partners are experts in dealing with the complexities involved in buying, selling or remortgaging your house or business premises. Unlike some law firms Peter Lynn has qualified solicitors specialising in conveyancing in all its Swansea offices, able to provide professional advice, for what is regarded by many as your most valuable asset.

Chris regards being qualified as an essential part of any conveyancing service. He said: “We work hard at what…

Mar 16 2012

The Government’s Red Tape Challenge and the Results

In 2011 the government undertook a pledge to businesses to cut red tape and simplify the law in relation to employment and human resources. Consultation with interested parties was issued generally through websites with the employment law areas concentrating on four main topics: compliance and enforcements, letting people go, managing staff, and taking people on. Contributions came from wide range of parties including the Employment Lawyers Association, Federation of Small Businesses and the Confederation of British Industry. As a response new legislation was proposed and will now be introduced from the 6th April 2012.

Stuart Atherton of Peter Lynn and…

Mar 1 2012

Only in America!

Just for fun, thought we’d share with you these awards  that someone e-mailed to me recently.

Only in America? Well maybe not-you would be amazed at what our own personal injury and employment lawyers have to deal with.

If you have been injured or dismissed and it was not your fault contact our team on 01792 450010
—– STELLA AWARDS:
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> It’s time again for the annual ‘Stella Awards’! For those
> unfamiliar with these awards, they are named after 81-year-old Stella
> Liebeck who spilled hot coffee on herself and successfully sued the
> McDonald’s in New Mexico , where she purchased coffee. You remember,
>…

Feb 24 2012

Deadlock in Your Business?

Many businesses become deadlocked because of the nature of the shareholding and no decisions can be made thus crippling the company and exposing the creditors and employees to risk.  All shareholders should consider shareholder agreements and joint venture agreements that provide for deadlock resolution.  Various options are available.  For more information on shareholder agreements generally, please contact Peter Lynn on 01792 450010.