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Grey Matters: Managing risk and compliance – how GCs can become a trusted business adviser

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Join our Grey Matters Roundtable You wear a number of hats: crisis counsellor, risk manager, CEO confidant, Board member and department leader. This roundtable will look at risk and crisis management and how you can elevate these issues to the …

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Royds Withy King successfully rescind a client’s winding up order

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Open liquidation

Royds Withy King recently succeeded in rescinding a Winding Up Order made against a London based construction company by H M Revenue & Customs and the Official Receiver. The rescission allowed the company to continue its business and avoid liquidation.

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Royds Withy King wins case on behalf of international ferry operator DFDS

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Stephen Welfare DFPS

Law firm Royds Withy King has won an unusual court case in favour of international freight and passenger ferry operator DFDS. Royds Withy King represented the Danish company at the magistrates’ court hearing earlier this month after they were taken …

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Royds Withy King strengthens London Dispute Resolution team

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Jamie Lester, partner in Dispute Resolution team at Royds Withy King

UK top 100 law firm Royds Withy King has strengthened its Dispute Resolution team in London with the appointment of partner Jamie Lester. Jamie joins the firm today (1 May) from specialist Lincoln’s Inn law firm Hunters where he has …

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Government introduces greater protection from rogue lettings agents

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The Government on 1 April 2018 announced that it is to introduce a mandatory scheme to protect tenants and landlords from rogue property and lettings agents.

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A vision for the modern day court – online resolution

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In 2017, the Government proposed reforms to provide for the resolution of low value civil money claims using audio and video-link technologies.

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Former Arsenal shareholder brings negligence claim against law firm over shares sale

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Nina Bracewell-Smith has filed a claim for £11.6 million for professional negligence against law firm Linklaters LLP and accountants Deloitte. She alleges the firms neglected to advise her of the tax liabilities she would incur for selling her Arsenal shares to US businessman, Stan Kroenke.

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Royds Withy King appointed to advise on the liquidation of Store Twenty One

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Royds Withy King appointed in liquidation of Store Twenty One

UK Top 100 law firm Royds Withy King has been instructed to advise on the compulsory liquidation of a national chain of 122 clothing retail shops, known as Store Twenty One by its liquidators, Simon Bonney, Carl Jackson and Paul …

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Royds Withy King launches new facility to fund commercial claims

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Dispute resolution press release

Royds Withy King has partnered with market leader QLP to offer commercial clients a facility to financially strengthen their claims and manage the cost of litigation.

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Parish council wins decisive victory over local authority in new homes battle

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East Bergholt Parish Council has won its battle against Babergh District Council in a test case which will have immediate implications for housing developments in the area as well as the district– and potentially in other parts of rural England …

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