UK Legal 500 Ranking 2022 – Corporate and Commercial – Newcastle North

Clarke Mairs LLP Clarke Mairs LLP principally focuses on M&A transactions in the pharmacy sector, where it maintains strong connections with all types of stakeholders, and benefits from significant flows of referral work. The department’s additional areas of expertise include general corporate law advice in the financial, manufacturing and leisure sectors. Tim…

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UK Legal 500 Ranking 2022- Property Litigation – North

Clarke Mairs LLP Clarke Mairs LLP regularly acts on the side of landlord claimants and defendants; this strength resulted in a significant recent increase of instructions concerning arrears of rent during the Covid-19 pandemic. Contentious enfranchisement work is also a forte for the team. James Godden heads up the practice and stands out for his…

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UK Legal 500 Ranking 2022 – Insolvency and Corporate Recovery – North

Clarke Mairs LLP Clarke Mairs LLP has carved out a reputation for its contentious work for insolvency practitioners, traditionally with respect to asset recovery claims and issues involving breaches of director duties; founding partner Susan Mairs is highly regarded in this regard. Notably, a team led by practice head Paul Rushworth has been…

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Leasehold Reform Announcement 7th January 2021

On 7th January 2021, the Housing Secretary released an announcement regarding leasehold reform which promises to make things easier and cheaper for leaseholders.  You can find the announcement here https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-reforms-make-it-easier-and-cheaper-for-leaseholders-to-buy-their-homes. The announcement is a commitment by the Government to enact legislation which seeks to: Empower leaseholders of both houses and…

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