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Witnessing documents during the coronavirus pandemic

Lucy Beachell, solicitor in Harrison Drury’s commercial property team, reinforces the importance of following the correct guidance for witnessing documents and how to still meet legal requirements during the coronavirus…


A practical guide to directors’ duties during the coronavirus pandemic

Nick Booth and James Robbins from Harrison Drury’s insolvency and commercial team offer guidance for company directors, following the government ’s recent range of measures to help businesses continue trading…


Coronavirus and its impact on the construction sector

Alex Walmsley, solicitor in Harrison Drury’s property and construction litigation team offers guidance for contractors and sub-contractors during a period of uncertainty for the construction sector. Last updated March 25,…


How businesses can protect their finances during the COVID-19 pandemic

James Robbins and Benjamin Hughes from our insolvency and debt recovery team look at how businesses can protect their finances during the COVID-19 pandemic and put measures in place to…


Coronavirus loan scheme open to Sports Membership Clubs

In the Budget on 11 March 2020, the Chancellor announced a variety of measures to provide support for public services, individuals and businesses to ensure the impact of COVID-19 is…


Coronavirus in the workplace – reducing risk to your staff and business

Harrison Drury’s employment and HR team, details some practical steps employers can take to manage potential staff sickness and absence linked to the coronavirus outbreak. With new cases of the…


Football club dispute shows importance of shareholder agreements

Jack Stephenson outlines why the ex-owner of Sheffield United Football Club was refused the chance to appeal against a club ownership dispute. Former owner of Sheffield United, Kevin McCabe, has…


Sussex Royal saga has lessons for protecting the family business

Kerry Southworth, solicitor in the corporate and commercial team at Harrison Drury, examines the parallels between the Royal Family’s recent woes and the need to protect family businesses. The recent…


Harrison Drury advises as Barton Grange hotel acquired

Harrison Drury has advised the previous owners of the well-known Barton Grange Hotel near Preston on its sale to a Wigan-based operator. The hotel, a former manor house, has been…


Harrison Drury team advises on sale of Ribble Fuel Oils

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…


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