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Buying or selling a business: Key early agreements to consider

April 16, 2018

The decision to develop and expand your business by buying a new business (or selling yours) is always a serious prospect and one which you cannot afford to take lightly, writes Victoria Lloyd-White of Colemans Solicitors LLP. Say you’ve decided to buy or sell the assets of a business. Before you proceed, it’s crucial you…

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Kate Williams takes over as Managing Partner

April 9, 2018

Colemans Solicitors LLP, one of Maidenhead’s most established and prestigious law firms, has recently appointed Kate Williams as Managing Partner with effect from 1st April 2018. Kate initially joined the firm as a paralegal and later began her formal legal career at the firm in 2007, as a trainee solicitor. She made outstanding progress in…

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It’s Time for a Change – Restructuring & Reorganisations

December 13, 2017

During their life-time all companies, businesses, partnerships and sole traders will have to react to personal, economic, financial and political change (or indeed anticipate it and take proactive action) as certain factors become more salient at any given point in time. Organisations that refuse to change with the times face the risk of becoming obsolete…

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A lawyer’s and bird’s eye view of mergers and acquisitions

September 25, 2017

A merger is when two business entities agree to continue as a single form. An acquisition is when one entity takes over another and establishes itself as the new owner. For legal purposes acquisitions can be characterised as either ‘asset purchases’, in which the seller sells business assets to the buyer, or ‘share purchases’, in…

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Mum’s just had her diagnosis. What do we do now?

July 15, 2017

As specialists in this area, we know this is a hugely distressing time for you. This can be made easier if your loved one has good legal paperwork. We help with the creation and registration of Lasting Powers of Attorney (“LPAs”) for both financial and welfare matters. If they have already completed an Enduring Power…

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It’s time for a change – restructuring and reorganisations

June 15, 2017

During their life-time all companies, businesses,  partnerships and sole traders will have to react to personal, economic, financial and political change (or indeed anticipate it and take proactive action) as certain factors become more salient at any given point in time. Organisations that refuse to change with the times face the risk of becoming obsolete…

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The changing landscape of Maidenhead

May 15, 2017

Michael Stone, managing partner at Colemans Solicitors LLP, talks about the changing face of Maidenhead over the past 30 years Who we are Colemans have been servicing both the commercial and private legal needs of the community in Berkshire since 1948 and in this article, I shall look at the Maidenhead area particularly over the…

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Share options beat the Christmas bonus

April 15, 2017

Finding new and inexpensive ways to reward good staff can prove to be very challenging for many businesses. However, incentivising employees in the form of share option schemes can be a great vehicle for rewarding staff especially if you are a new start-up company and you don’t necessarily have the resources to meet your best…

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The impending sale of your business

February 27, 2017

How many of you pick up the phone to a solicitor only after a verbal agreement has been reached? Your possibilities of achieving a more profitable outcome are increased significantly if solicitors are contacted much earlier. There is so much more we can do to help you achieve optimal results as a seller and make…

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Private Landlords – Beware

January 25, 2017

I am a private landlord and I want to re gain my property from tenants, what do I need to do? Landlords can serve a Section 21 notice which gives the tenant 2 months Notice to Quit the tenancy. Is there anything that I need to be aware of before serving a Section 21 Notice?…

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