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November 14, 2019 in News

Employee, consultant, worker, director? Responsibility for worker tax status transfers to employers

Changes to the IR35 tax regime, in force for some time in the public sector, are being extended to private sector employers from 6 April 2020. IR35 Responsibility for deciding…

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November 14, 2019 in News

First disqualified director compensation order – banned directors can now be made to pay creditors

A director has been ordered to pay over £500,000 in compensation to creditors of a company who suffered from his misconduct, in the first compensation order made under the director…

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November 14, 2019 in News

Bank liability for fraud – negligent bank responsible even if payments are authorised per the mandate

The Supreme Court has affirmed a decision that a bank is liable to refund a customer for a fraudulent transaction otherwise properly authorised in accordance with the bank mandate, if…

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November 4, 2019 in News

Corporate, finance and immigration specialists join Excello Law

Corporate, banking and finance lawyer Sherif Hampton, and his colleague Sonia Cheng who specialises in immigration and commercial contracts, have joined national, new-model firm Excello Law. Sherif qualified in 2009…

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November 4, 2019 in News

Dispute resolution lawyer Sarah Lapsley joins Excello Law working across the North West and London

Dispute resolution and litigation specialist Sarah Lapsley has joined national, new-model firm Excello Law, working from both Liverpool and London. Sarah has practised litigation including personal injury and employment law…

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October 17, 2019 in News

Chester dispute resolution team recommended in Legal 500 2020

                  Dispute resolution and commercial litigation lawyers Emyr Kerfoot and Alexandra Collett, based in the firm’s Chester office, have been recommended in…

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October 9, 2019 in News

Corporate lawyer Ian Vicary shortlisted in Livercool 2019 awards

Corporate and commercial lawyer Ian Vicary has been shortlisted for Legal Professional of the Year in the Livercool 2019 awards.  Hosted by Downtown in Business, the awards recognise and celebrate…

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October 9, 2019 in News

Sports lawyer Dominic McGinn recommended in Legal 500 2020

Dominic McGinn, a specialist sports and dispute resolution lawyer based in the North West, has been recommended in the Legal 500 directory 2020. Client testimonials included: ‘Dominic McGinn’s attitude and…

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October 2, 2019 in News

Private client lawyer Lesley Sullivan joins Excello Law in Liverpool

Lesley Sullivan, a senior private client lawyer and registered Trusts and Estates Practitioner (STEP), has joined new-model firm Excello Law, based in Liverpool.  Her specialisms include advising on wills, trusts,…

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September 9, 2019 in News

Auditors could have unfettered access to internal business processes to avoid another Carillion

According to the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), companies could avert another Carillion-style disaster by providing internal auditors with “unrestricted access” to the workings of their businesses. Auditors should…

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August 13, 2019 in News

Supreme Court rules for employer over non-compete contractual clauses

A recent UK Supreme Court decision will help employers to enforce contractual clauses that restrict employees from leaving to work for their competitors. However, employers should be careful to ensure…

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August 8, 2019 in News

Gig economy worker rights demand a global approach

British people increasingly work in temporary positions and on short term engagements: part of a fundamental global shift in the way we work. The domestic gig economy has seen the…

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