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Success in US $17 million cross border banking claim with several High Court hearings taking place by Skype

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We successfully secured summary judgment for over US$ 17 million and an award of indemnity costs in a hard-fought application which involved several issues where the parties argued over service under the Hague Convention of 1965 and what the correct position to adopt was in the light of several related documents as part of a wider suite of commercial agreements each with differing jurisdiction and dispute resolution clauses.

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Royds Withy King advises Fidelius on simultaneous M&A transactions

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Royds Withy King have advised long time client, £1.5bn asset under management wealth management group Fidelius Financial Holdings on a complex deal leading to the creation of a powerful new strategic partnership with Pacific Asset Management (PAM), the core asset management business of Sir John Beckwith’s Pacific Investments.

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Business interruption insurance – what will the FCA’s test case mean for your business?

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The Financial Conduct Authority has taken the unusual step to seek legal clarity on business interruption insurance claims.

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Coate Water Care secures new care home in Wiltshire with advice from Royds Withy King

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Royds Withy King, a leading provider of legal services to the social care sector, has advised the regional and family-run care provider, Coate Water Care, on the acquisition of a new care home in Devizes, Wiltshire.

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Retail rents to be linked to turnover and footfall, says law firm Royds Withy King

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Retail tenants will increasingly demand rents linked to turnover and footfall, says property law firm Royds Withy King. But how do turnover leases account for online sales, click and collect, returns, and any future forced closures?

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Royds Withy King helps Oxford Genetics secure a further £3.0m syndicated investment

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Royds Withy King is pleased to announce that it’s helped Oxford Genetics (trading as OXGENE™), based at the Oxford Science Park, with a further £3.0m syndicated investment committed by Mercia Asset Management and Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management.

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MPs and commentators misguided to call for care home residents to be moved into hospitals

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The Care Association Alliance, a professional body that represents 38 regional Care Associations who between them represent thousands of care services across the UK, have today issued this statement in response to MPs, notably Shadow Heath Secretary Jonathan Ashworth MP, calling for care residents to be moved from their homes into hospital environments.

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Royds Withy King advises on sale of international school software provider to Australian edtech group

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Law firm Royds Withy King is proud to have advised on the sale of Double First to Australia’s leading edtech company Education Horizons Group (EHG).

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Government confirms furloughed staff can work and protect pay – comment from Employment lawyers

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Government confirms furloughed staff can work and protect pay

The Government provided new guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme providing a possible lifeline to organisations facing staff shortages.

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Health & Social Care sector team at Royds Withy King completes Bristol care home deal

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Buyacarehome members, Chandler & Co and Royds Withy King, have completed today on the acquisition of The Gables Residential Care Home in Hanham, Bristol, for existing operator Paul and Jacky Edwards who already own Compton View Residential Home in Yeovil. Albert Goodman advised on the financial and tax aspects of the purchase.

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Second homeowners, property investors and divorcing spouses to be hit by changes to Capital Gains Tax, warns law firm Royds Withy King

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Second home owners and property investors who sell a property face a stiff new Capital Gains Tax (CGT) regime from 6 April, leaving them just 30 days to settle any tax due instead of the current 22 months.

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Retail landlords gearing up to issue statutory rent demands, says law firm Royds Withy King

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Retail landlords are reportedly ignoring government guidelines to protect retailers who cannot pay their rent by gearing up to issue statutory demands for rent arrears, says law firm Royds Withy King.

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