Modern companies are highly regulated. The latest Companies Act is in 47 parts, with 1300 Sections. But that is just one piece of the complex legislation that governs companies and those who own or manage them.
What we do
We bring together lawyers from a range of disciplines:
- Company lawyers set up, buy, sell and reorganise companies. They also advise on directors' duties and liabilities and shareholders' rights
- Commercial lawyers prepare relevant agreements, like shareholders' agreements
- Employment lawyers understand the sensitivities of employment issues, especially directors' service contracts
- Dispute resolution lawyers resolve boardroom or shareholder disputes
- Specialists handle corporate recovery and insolvency
Our clients are companies of all sizes, and individual directors and shareholders.
Why Cripps Harries Hall?
We appreciate that you want to get on with your business. Our job is to assist you to do that, while protecting your rights and managing risk. We use the law to provide solutions, not to create problems.
For further information please contact Ed Weeks.
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Commercial law - The Importance of the Model Code to Listed Companies - July 2013
Listed companies are subject to the Listing Rules which require them to impose restrictions on directors and other persons discharging managerial responsibilities (PDMRs) regarding dealing in their company's securities. These restrictions are set out in the Model Code (Code). Corresponding provisions for AIM listed companies are provided in the AIM Rules.
Rules of separation
Kathryn Rogers, associate at Cripps Harries Hall, comments on issues surronding scottish independence.
Top rankings for merged law firm
Newly merged Cripps Harries Hall and Vertex Law has swept the board in an annual survey of the legal profession – setting a new regional benchmark.
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What others say
Edward Weeks commands a sizeable reputation in the region for his specialist practice in contractual and shareholder disputes.
Clients enjoy the service on offer, enthusing that they are "always made to feel like the sole customer."
Edward Weeks moves up the rankings this year. Clients hail him as an "outstanding" lawyer, and say: "He's smart and incredibly dedicated. He makes you feel that you're important to him at all times." Sources also describe him as "diligent, extremely practical and commercial."
Ed Weeks is "highly efficient, practical and good with clients."
Ed Weeks earns high praise from sources for being "realistic about what can be achieved" and his willingness to "press ahead with aggressive applications if it's justified." He has considerable expertise in company and shareholder disputes.