Successful defence of employer facing tribunal
Our client, an engineering firm, dismissed a female employee due to poor work and bad timekeeping. She made a claim for sexual discrimination and disability discrimination, amounting to compensation of £20,000. Her ‘disability’ had never been evident at work. The tribunal rejected both claims, told her she had been badly advised and penalised her with a costs order.
Partnership agreement contracts for investment syndicate
A syndicate of investors wanted to invest in a new leisure business. We prepared their partnership agreement and then the shareholders’ agreement documenting their investment in the target company. We advised on the legal status of the target and the exposure of the investors.
Sale of residential care company, including provision of new consultancy agreement
We acted on the sale of a residential care company for a price of approximately £6.5 million. Our client, the vendor, was taken on as a consultant by the purchaser company. We dealt with all the documentation and legalities involved in the sale and negotiated and drafted the consultancy agreement.