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Express term prevails – even if result harsh

December 2020/January 2021 | Commercial

The CA has recently heard a case involving an equity partner of Deloitte and the interpretation of an LLP agreement. The LLP agreement conferred a power on the board of Deloitte to expel a partner by issuing a notice of retirement; the partner has a right to ask the board to reconsider this decision and …

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Use classes – changes

December 2020/January 2021 | Commercial

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes Order) 1987 puts uses of land and buildings into various categories known as ‘use classes’. ‘Change of use’ can occur within the same use class or from one use class to another. Depending on the specifics of any proposed change of use, including any building work associated with …

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Companies House – temporary changes

November 2020 | Commercial

We reported in our May 2020 edition (p2) on some of the changes introduced by Companies House in the light of the Covid situation. Practitioners may be interested to know that these are now contained in one document – the pithily titled: ‘Companies etc. (Filing Requirements) (Temporary Modifications) Regulations 2020’. The guidance outlines how the …

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Registration of a company charge – increased filing period

November 2020 | Commercial

One of the changes made by the above regulations which warrants its own entry is in relation to the period required to register a company charge. The period allowed to deliver the particulars of a charge to Companies House will increase by ten days. The standard timeframe for a person with an interest in the …

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