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Jul 3 2012

Sporting Legends Celebrate 40 Years of the St Helen’s Balconiers

Robert Croft, Don Shepherd and Peter Lynn

Two of Glamorgan’s finest cricketers returned to St Helen’s this week to support The St Helen’s Balconiers; a foundation born of a cricketing pedigree in 1972 to help raise money for players in their benefit year. Since then it has grown into a thriving society that has supported the County and its players for four decades.

Don Shepherd a bowler of “off cutters” and one of the great county bowlers; he took more first-class wickets, (2,218) than any other player who never played Test cricket. Don was joined by Robert Croft former England & Glamorgan record holder for first-class wickets. Croft is the only Welsh cricketer to achieve the double of 10,000 runs and 1,000 wickets in first class cricket – a prodigious feat unlikely to be equalled.

In 2011 The Balconiers raised £17,500 for Glamorgan Cricket and are aiming to surpass that figure this year during the 2012 five day…

Jul 3 2012

Legal Eagles Business Expansion Creates 12 New Jobs

Castle - Peter Lynn & Partners

It’s been quite a year for one of Swansea’s leading law firms, Peter Lynn and Partners that has seen their business expand dramatically.

Since the business relocated their head office to Langdon House, SA1 Waterfront, the demand for their legal services has soared across Swansea & Gower, resulting in the creation of 12 new jobs to meet the upturn.

Peter Lynn, the senior partner at Peter Lynn and Partners said: “My Partners and I have always believed in creating a business that is integral within the community, hence our local offices in Pontardawe, Morriston and most recently with the opening of…

Jun 21 2012

Dismissing Workers at Will!

The Employment Lawyers Association have warned the government about their proposed so called no fault dismissals from micro businesses.  If you have any concerns regarding the new rules or indeed the current legislation for employees, please contact Head of Employment Stuart Atherton on 01792 450010.

Jun 6 2012

Deposits or Penalty Clauses? Sellers Beware

There can be legal difficulties when trying to claim in excess of 10% deposits particularly with regard to sale of land. Many deposits are regarded by sellers as non-refundable.

However, there are arguments for deeming that these are unlawful penalty clauses. For full advice on contractual matters, please call Peter Lynn on 01792 450010

Jun 1 2012

2012/13 Sponsorship Deal with the Pro12 Champions Ospreys Rugby

Ospreys Sponsorship

After a weekend to remember that saw pre-season membership sales soar towards an all-time high there was further good news for the newly crowned RaboDirect PRO12 champions with the announcement of a new sponsorship deal with one of Swansea’s leading law firms, Peter Lynn and Partners, that will see their company logo displayed on the Ospreys shirt next season.

The deal is a vote of confidence in Ospreys Rugby from a local business that supports the development of local sporting talent.

Peter Lynn, the senior partner at Peter Lynn and Partners said: “I played my youth rugby at the Whites and…

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,…

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…