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What a Cyber Attack looks like- Prevention and Tips

The recent global cyber-attack wreaked havoc at dozens of NHS trusts and hit thousands of computers in over 150 countries.The NHS trusts that were affected have been criticised for not …

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Filling a gap in the Financial sector: What funding/investment is out there for you?

Funding and investment are words I hear daily as many of my clients start their enterprising journey. These words are used interchangeably, but I actually define these as very distinct …

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Seeking Investment for your business: Top Six Investment Options

Many businesses need investment to be able to develop their product, launch it to market or expand into new countries. The common route is to get an equity share or …

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Divorce: What happens to your pension?!

A pension feels very personal and the thought of your ex-spouse acquiring a share now and/or in the future can be disturbing. If an agreement cannot be reached between you …

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On Divorce Day: is your business protected?

The first working Monday of the year is dubbed Divorce Day by family lawyers, but if you’re in business with your partner, things can get complicated.A divorce is one of …

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How damaging divorce can be for a businesses and what owners can do to safeguard their venture!

Have you secured your ‘business pre-nup’? Read here how to protect your business should the worse happen when you are in business with your spouse…It is proven that divorce enquiries …

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Intellectual property – what is it, do I need it and how do I protect it?

Intellectual property is typically one of the most important and valuable assets of any business.Intellectual property (IP) is typically one of the most important and valuable assets of any business. …

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Magic hour: This mumpreneur’s secret of running a successful City law firm

Karen Holden of A City Law Firm shares her viewsIt is often debated whether women can ‘have it all’ and I truly believe we can.  There is nothing stopping us …

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Brexit: Should we be worried?

A City Law Firm – Awarded ‘Innovative Law Firm of 2016 London’We pride ourselves on being the ‘leading entrepreneur law firm in the City of London’, offering our clients alternative …

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Looking to invest in a company for your Entrepreneur Visa?

There are many people who will refer you to companies and accountants that can take in your investment, but these agents often take a referral free for doing so, but …

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What is IP and why do I need to protect it?

So you’ve come up with an awesome idea for a startup. You know that you have the potential to be the next big thing. So you look at your budget …

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Protecting your assets: Start-up to Divorce

You work hard to start your own company and invest time and effort into making it work, only to have problems either with fellow colleagues or, more personally, at home.  …

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Protecting Confidential Information

Are your trade secrets safe? Confidential information is non-public privileged information pertaining to a company’s business. Such information can include, trade secrets, proprietary information, know-how, technical, business or financial information and …

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Top Tips to Attract Investors

How much control can you afford to relinquish?  It is essential you decide on this early on , as it is very easy to accept an investors terms when they are …

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Do your T&Cs do what you want them to?

Terms and Conditions (Ts & Cs) are an essential part of all businesses. They should provide clarity for customers and strike a fair balance to encourage business while offering you …

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What’s in a name? Just Google it! 

Google has become so renowned and ingrained in our daily lives that it’s the first thing that pops into your head when you want to know the answer to almost anything. …

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Market Value of your Business

What I have observed in practice is that many businesses overlook the fact that fundamentally IP is a business asset. Where the asset is protected by law and exclusive to you …

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The effect of: Consumer Rights Act 2015

Christmas lists have been created and movies, music and apps for loved ones are now being sourced & downloaded. Business will be booming for digital moguls, but be aware the …

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Are you a shadow director, does it matter?

It is important that all business owners and those contemplating commencing a business are aware of the issues surrounding shadow directors and how someone may accidentally become one.What is a …

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Director’s Duties: What it actually involves!

As a Director, you will probably already understand the day to day decisions for the company and the metaphorical buck now stops firmly with you, but what about company procedures, …

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Starting a Business, How hard can it be?

A City Law Firm Limited started up in 2009 right smack in the middle of the recession, how hard could it be?Well 6 years later growing from 2 to 10 …

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Why have a shareholders agreement?

You have a great concept or product, funding and perhaps a friend, relative or colleague that wants to join forces with you. The key to any successful business is good …

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Becoming a Director…liabilities?

As a Director, you will probably already understand the day to day decisions for the company and the metaphorical buck now stops firmly with you, but what about company procedures, …

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‘Legal tips’ for any new business venture

You’ve had a great idea for a business; you’ve set yourself up and may even have staff working for you; perhaps you’re now looking for your first premises or your first …

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How damaging divorce can be for a businesses and what owners can do to safeguard their venture!

Have you secured your ‘business pre-nup’? Read here how to protect your business should the worse happen when you are in business with your spouse…It is proven that divorce enquiries …

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Magic hour: This mumpreneur’s secret of running a successful City law firm

Karen Holden of A City Law Firm shares her viewsIt is often debated whether women can ‘have it all’ and I truly believe we can.  There is nothing stopping us …

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The Human Rights Act & Surrogacy

A Single Father’s Journey: The TrilogyThe Family Courts have recently had to grapple with the particularly thorny issue of a single man seeking a Parental Order for a child born …

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Brexit: Should we be worried?

A City Law Firm – Awarded ‘Innovative Law Firm of 2016 London’We pride ourselves on being the ‘leading entrepreneur law firm in the City of London’, offering our clients alternative …

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My partner took out a loan..now she’s told me to pay her back!

My partner took out a loan so I could buy a motorbike – now she’s told me to pay her back in full or hand over the bike, what are …

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Looking to invest in a company for your Entrepreneur Visa?

There are many people who will refer you to companies and accountants that can take in your investment, but these agents often take a referral free for doing so, but …

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Franchises and Commercial Leases

Franchising is a popular way of quickly growing a business and sharing the successful blueprint of a good product, service or idea. If you have a strong business brand which is suited for development as …

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Protecting your assets: Start-up to Divorce

You work hard to start your own company and invest time and effort into making it work, only to have problems either with fellow colleagues or, more personally, at home.  …

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What’s in a name? Just Google it! 

Google has become so renowned and ingrained in our daily lives that it’s the first thing that pops into your head when you want to know the answer to almost anything. …

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