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

Clarke Mairs 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 acting on cross-border asset…

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

Clarke Mairs 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 Clarke heads up the department,…

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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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New Chambers Ranking 2021


Chambers Directory: UK Rankings Restructuring/Insolvency in North East What the team is known for Respected group that advises insolvency practitioners on a broad range of matters. Noted for its contentious insolvency work, including asset recovery. Also acts on behalf of liquidators in pursuing claims against directors. Frequently handles transactional and non-contentious…

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