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June 7, 2019 in News

Harvest Healthcare MBO winner of Sheffield Dealmakers of the Year Award – Excello Law acts for family owners

The legal and corporate finance teams advising on the recent management buyout (MBO) of Rotherham-based Harvest Healthcare, have been recognised with an award win in the Sheffield City Region Dealmakers…

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June 5, 2019 in News

Probate modernisation – help or hindrance?

Since January 2019, HM Courts and Tribunals Service’s (HMCTS) has outsourced key parts of its probate function to a private company called Exela, which it says has “30 years of…

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June 5, 2019 in News

Restaurant chain collapses highlight extent of company directors’ personal liability

The restaurant business has always been notoriously precarious. Fashionable one year and passé the next, restaurants are subject to rapidly changing consumer taste.  In the last two years, well-known chains…

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June 5, 2019 in News

Divorce law reforms – simpler, faster, friendlier

After sustained lobbying from all sides, the government finally announced in April that divorce laws in England and Wales will be reformed and updated. The impetus for reform has gathered…

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May 15, 2019 in News

NewLaw comes to the Midlands with launch of Excello Law Birmingham office

Senior commercial property and construction specialists join the firm to spearhead growth across the East and West Midlands Award-winning law firm Excello Law has opened its newest office in the…

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May 9, 2019 in News

Excello shortlisted for Law Company of the Year in The Lawyer Awards 2019

We’re delighted to have been shortlisted in the prestigious Lawyer Awards for Law Company of the Year 2019.  With more than 500 entries from nearly 240 organisations, Excello MD George…

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May 9, 2019 in News

How NewLaw has shattered the glass ceiling: why we’re proud to support the Women in Law Summit

Since 1990, women have represented more than 60% of new entrants into law, yet we continue to see female talent not being fairly represented at the highest levels in the…

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April 24, 2019 in News

How do employers overcome unconscious bias in their HR processes?

Unconscious bias has become firmly embedded in the thinking of HR departments in many organisations, even though it only found its place in modern psychology just over 20 years ago….

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April 11, 2019 in News

24% would contest a will: the avoidable & costly route to resolution

A recent poll by Direct Line suggested that 24% of UK residents would contest a loved-one’s will, if they were unhappy with the division of assets. Claimants made over 8,100…

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April 4, 2019 in News

Excello lawyer Julie Mogan appointed first female president of Chester Business Club

Excello corporate lawyer Julie Mogan has been appointed as the first female president of Chester Business Club. She succeeds the late David Faulkner, former managing director of Chronicle Newspapers and, latterly,…

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March 21, 2019 in News

Partner pressure and promotion promises can foster dishonesty to meet billings targets

Last year, the legal media devoted considerable coverage to Kirkland & Ellis as it overtook Latham & Watkins to become the world’s highest billing law firm with gross revenues of…

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March 5, 2019 in News

The elusive quest for High Street survival

Structural economic change can be painful. The demise of Britain’s industrial base in the 1980s saw the domestic coal industry unable to compete with cheaper international rivals because it was…

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