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Land deal nets bright future for Worsthorne…

The future of a popular green space in a Burnley village has been secured for the local community for another quarter of a century after a new long-term lease was…

Protect business data when buying or selling…

Solicitor Kerry Southworth and paralegal Alice Halpin, from Harrison Drury’s corporate team have partnered with regulatory team to offer guidance on data protection during merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. Data…

Property specialist joins Harrison Drury’s Clitheroe office

Harrison Drury has expanded its property team with the appointment of solicitor Roberto Bonaminio. Roberto Bonaminio, Clitheroe Office Roberto, who previously worked at Steele & Son with Bagot Heyes, is…

Employing EU citizens in the UK after…

As we approach ‘exit day’ from Europe on October 31, 2019, it is vital that UK businesses consider the extent to which they rely on, and benefit from, employing EU…

Haulage firm chooses Leyland for new distribution…

North West-based H Parkinson Haulage Ltd (HPH) has chosen Leyland to be its fourth distribution centre in the region with plans to develop it as the firm’s new head office.…

Holiday pay entitlements for part-year workers

Olivia Bailey, solicitor in Harrison Drury's employment and regulatory team, considers the implications of the Court of Appeal decision in The Harpur Trust v Lesley Brazel & UNISON [2019] EWCA…

Construction Disputes

Our construction dispute resolution team have an array of experience in assisting our clients to anticipate and prevent construction disputes before they take form, as well as providing expert advice…

Is your residential care home contract fair?

Here we outline the key points to consider before signing a legal contract for a residential care home. Despite the vast costs associated with residential care, many people do not…

Parish hall sale opens door for new…

A new medical centre for Chorley has moved a step closer to reality after a North West law firm concluded a deal to sell a parish hall. Harrison Drury solicitors,…

Harrison Drury team advises on sale of…

Harrison Drury’s corporate team has played a role in a major deal that has seen Preston-based Ribble Fuel Oils sold to NWF Fuels. The deal will drive further growth for…

Commercial solicitor Gill returns to Harrison Drury

Harrison Drury has added to its commercial litigation team with the appointment of solicitor Gill Ashcroft. Gill has re-joined the firm following a spell working for international law firm DAC…

Advanced manufacturing deal is rubber stamped

Harrison Drury has advised the owners of a Lancashire rubber manufacturer on its acquisition of a Cheshire counterpart in a seven-figure deal that will create substantial business growth. Dexine Leyland…

What effect could landmark gender case have…

Charlotte Hurst, of the Harrison Drury sports sector team and family law department, considers the gender ambiguities in sport raised by the recent case of South-African runner, Caster Semenya. In…

26/07/19

Senior promotion for Harrison Drury’s regulatory specialist

Harrison Drury has promoted senior associate David Edwards to the role of director. David, who joined the firm in 2012, is an experienced solicitor in regulatory law and also heads…

The ICO v Marriott International: The importance…

David Edwards, head of the Harrison Drury regulatory team discusses the key due diligence steps required under the GDPR framework, highlighted by the recent ICO investigation of Marriott International and…

Non-disclosure agreements – Are they being used…

Emily Leeming, of Harrison Drury’s Employment team, shares her thoughts about non-disclosure agreements in the face of recent criticism surrounding their use. Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) have been the subject of…

British Airways data breach fine – What…

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is set to impose a record financial penalty, of £183m, against British Airways (BA) for last year’s breach to its security systems. David Edwards, head…

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