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April 03rd 2017

We are celebrating our platinum anniversary as the firm turns 70 this month.

Business owners should remember that the right to trade using one’s own name is not unfettered, dispute resolution partner Paul Gordon explains.

When problems arise in a business or close relationship, reaching a compromise whilst preserving goodwill is no simple task. But resolutions are possible without court action. Far from being the ‘soft option’, mediation can be more powerful than people may think, and can be a lifeline for family businesses in conflict. Nick Cox, partner and experienced mediator, explains more.

They say that blood is thicker than water, but family-run businesses are no less vulnerable to shareholder disputes than othersNick Southwell, associate solicitor in our litigation and dispute resolution team, explains more about the tricky issue of ownership disputes in family businesses.

So you’ve spotted someone using the domain name of your trading name – what next? Paul Gordon, partner and head of our litigation & dispute resolution team, explains more.

A Court of Appeal ruling has brought the issue of Japanese knotweed back into the spotlight, explains property litigation partner Nick Cox.

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