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Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors extends it’s Christmas donations this year
For some time now Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors has selected one charity to donate gifts to instead of sending Christmas cards. Over the years this has benefited many local charities including MK Hospital, YMCA, Headway MK and Age UK. This year we wanted to do more as 2020 has been a particularly difficult year for many…
Pedestrian knocked down by Motorcyclist receives £200,000 compensation
Our Personal Injury expert, Ann Summerling was appointed to act on behalf of a pedestrian who suffered serious injuries after being knocked down by a motorcyclist as she was crossing a busy London road on a February evening. The claimant was attended to at the accident scene by paramedics and taken to hospital where she…
Acquisition opportunities among distressed businesses
As many of the government measures to support businesses through Covid-19 come to an end, businesses which have limped along may need to take more drastic action and consider renegotiation with creditors, restructuring, disposal, or even winding up or administration. Depending on your appetite for risk, this gives rise to a variety of opportunities for cash…
Construction industry injury claims rise to new heights
Over two million people are employed in the construction industry in the UK which is one of the most dangerous sectors to work in. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), injuries suffered by construction workers are sadly on the increase despite the UK’s extensive health and safety legislation. Navdip Gill, personal injury solicitor…
Can I terminate a contract for late payment or a missed deadline?
With the coronavirus still disrupting supply chains and causing financial difficulties, it is unsurprising that some trading partners are unable to meet their contractual obligations to provide goods, services, or remittance within previously agreed timescales. Initially, the Government urged forbearance to keep the wheels of commerce turning and to avoid a surge in Covid-19 related…
Your commercial property portfolio – time to restructure?
A commercial property portfolio is just like any other investment – to get the best out of it, you need to manage it well, and sometimes it will benefit from being restructured. The unforeseen impact of Covid-19 on the whole of the UK economy has underlined the importance of keeping on top of your property…